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A hearing in Webster County Justice Court for a former assistant teacher charged with statutory rape has been continued.
WALTHALL — Defendants sentenced during the January term of Webster County Circuit Court included a former Sheriff’s Department jailer.
Join the Webster County Extension Master Gardeners for training! On Feb. 11 participants made waterers for their butterfly gardens. Call the Extension office at 258-3971 for more information.
Due to the severe weather that impacted the state starting February 10-14, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) received damage reports from affected counties and continues to assist
Mississippians will head to the polls March 10 to vote in primary elections that include candidates for president.

American beautyberry is a 2020 plant winner


Through February, I’m highlighting plants named 2020 Mississippi Medallion winners. Each of these winners is superbly adapted to our garden and landscape environment.

This week, I want to tell you about American beautyberry, a winner that is a native species found across the Southeast. It is known botanically as Callicarpa americana.

Robert Week


Mr. Robert Weeks, 86, died January 11, 2020 in Stewart, MS. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Tuesday January 14, 2020 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in William Springs Cemetery in Choctaw County, MS. Bro. Jimmy Ballard officiated.