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Pop-up vaccination clinics coming to Webster, Chickasaw, Noxubee counties

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Special pop-up vaccination clinics are coming to Webster, Chickasaw and Noxubee counties, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) announced on Tuesday. Anyone 12 years and older are eligible for vaccination. Pfizer's two-dose vaccine and Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine (ages 18+) will be available. Appointments...
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Bailey, Billye

Billye Elizabeth Bailey, 99, passed from this life on Sunday, June 20, 2021, at the Simerson Greenhouse. She was born October 31, 1921 in Webster County to Willie Lee and Lula Elizabeth Oswalt. She was a graduate of Eupora High School. She was a homemaker and of Baptist belief. She enjoyed gardening, tending to her flowers and cooking. She loved her family and adored her grandchildren. Services will be 2 PM Wednesday at Lee Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Dan Rupert officiating. Entombment will be in the Chapel of Faith Mausoleum. Lee Memorial Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements. She is survived by her seven children, Ann O'Neal (George) of Saltillo, Sidney Bailey (Sue) of Belden, Mike Bailey (Teresa) of Saltillo, Bill Bailey (Donna) of Saltillo, Jack Bailey (Dana) of Saltillo, Jeff Bailey (Julie) of Tupelo and Joe Bailey (Renee) of Belden; 13 grandchildren, Stephen Bailey, Elizabeth Reichman, Michael Bailey (Kelly), Scott Bailey (Leslie), Jessica Wall (Carlton), Jon Bailey (Joylynn), Kathryn Robinson, Anne Marie Bailey, Lindsey Tedford (Blake), Alex Bailey (Amelia), Avery Bailey, Liza Bailey and Eli Bailey; 11 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jay Bailey; two sisters, Mavis Mitchell and Juanita Bailey. Pallbearers will be Stephen Bailey, Michael Bailey, Scott Bailey, Jonathan Bailey, Alex Bailey and Eli Bailey. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Visitation will be 12 - 2 Wednesday. For online condolences and guest registry, visit www.leememorialonline.com.
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Webster Co. Sheriff’s deputy cooperating after misdemeanor charge for failing to report for Mississippi National Guard duty

EUPORA, Miss. (WCBI) – A Webster County sheriff’s deputy is facing misdemeanor charges for failing to report for National Guard duty. “We’re taking this very seriously and we’re going to do exactly what the law requires and Deputy (Brandon) Chaille will have his day to tell his side of the story,” says Webster County Sheriff David Gore.
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Harris to lead East Webster softball into future

The coach comes to Cumberland from Winona Christian where he led the Stars’ program recently in the Midsouth Association of Independent Schools. Harris also spent time assisting his wife, Kaley, at Eupora High School and helping the Lady Eagles to the slow pitch state championship in 2015. For more on...
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Wolverines add Ezell to football coaching staff

The Wolverines made a hire official at the Webster County School Board meeting earlier this month when Patrick Ezell was chosen as an assistant coach for Ron Price’s team. Ezell comes to Cumberland from Winston Academy where he started his coaching career just last season. For more on this story,...
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Hutchison becomes East Webster head baseball coach

The Webster County School Board approved the hire of West Point coach Blake Hutchison to replace Smith as the school’s new baseball coach on Tuesday night. Principal Corey Stidham and a group of administrators went through a number of candidates and interviews but felt that Hutchison was the best fit for the Wolverines program.
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Eupora, East Webster begin baseball postseason Wednesday

Eupora, East Webster, Choctaw County, Starkville High, Starkville Academy, West Point and Oak Hill Academy, all in the Starkville Daily News and Daily Times Leader coverage area, have made it into the postseason. For more on this story, read our news edition from Wednesday, April 28 or click here to...
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Mr. William Owen Denton Jr.

Mr. William Owen Denton Jr., 80, retired MS. State Highway Patrol, died April 8, 2021 at his residence in Webster County, MS. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Tuesday April 13, 2021 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Clarkson Cemetery in Webster County. Bro. Brian Wells officiated. He was...
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State and federal assessments are impacted due to the pandemic

WEBSTER COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)- The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting state tests. Students will not need a passing score this year on the high-school end-of-course assessments and the third-grade reading tests. Having a passing score on state and federal tests isn’t needed for the 20-21 school year. The Mississippi Department of...
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Checkpoint Turns Up Drugs, Stolen Gun

WEBSTER COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A man is facing charges in Webster County after deputies found drugs and a stolen gun during a checkpoint. Charles Whitehead is charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and possession of a stolen firearm. When Whitehead came through the checkpoint Tuesday night on...
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EW prepares for playoffs; Smith takes Newton County job

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Storytime features ‘Very Hungry Caterpillar’

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Board extends superintendent’s contract

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East Webster's Smith takes Newton County baseball job

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COVID-19 closes county tax office

WALTHALL — The Webster County tax assessor/collector's office is not open until further notice in response to positive cases of COVID-19 among the staff. The courthouse office was closed Monday morning when the Board of Supervisors convened for a recessed meeting. Supervisors were informed that Tax Assessor/Collector Barbara Gore and both deputy tax assessors had tested positive for t...
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County reports 5 new virus cases

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Mrs. Ruby Mae Edwards Kimbrell

Mrs. Ruby Mae Edwards Kimbrell, 93, died April 7, 2021 at her residence in Eupora. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Saturday April 10, 2021 at the Eupora First Baptist Church with burial in Embry Cemetery in Webster County. Rev. Travis Gray officiated. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora was in charge of all arrangements. You may go online and sign our guest register or leave a message of condolence for the family at www.ofheupora.com.