Monthly Archives: June 2013

Homer Booth: aiming for 100, enjoying life

By Ken Bonner The Daily Sentinel   SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — It’s the same every day — choose the ball, do some stretching and then take to the court for a little hoops action. Homer Booth has been doing it this…

E911 calls

June 17 8:34 a.m., Old Walthall Road, car in the middle of the road; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds. 9:18 a.m., Hwy. 8, stranded motorist; WSO responds. 12:28 p.m., Gold Street, dead cat in road; city responds. 3:11 p.m., Martin Luther…

Fresh produce at Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market   Saturday was a big day in Maben for more than one reason. The Farmers’ Market enjoyed a record day for sale of produce, and after the market crowds of folks were in…

Jail Docket

June 17 Quincy Jones, DOB 04-15-93, BM; G24: no seatbelt, speeding 90/65 and suspended DL. Samuel Fleming, DOB 09-27-60, WM; SO3/Circuit Court: felony DUI: sentenced to five years — one to serve. Toby McKinney, DOB 01-07-69, WM; SO5: bond revoked…

2011 tornado mirrors that of 1906

By Lavelle McAlpin For the WPT   “What’s past is prologue.” ~ William Shakespeare   The following story is not new to us: a series of storms interspersed with tornadic activity ripped through the Mississippi night and rained destruction upon Webster…

Education notes

Locals among MSU graduates Mississippi State University has announced graduates from Webster County for the 2013 spring term. They are: • Eupora: Sarah Alldread, College of Education, bachelor of science; Keri Canterbury, Bagley College of Engineering, BS; 
Erika Cooksey, College of Ag. &…

Obituaries

Pauline Earnest June 5, 2013 A memorial service for Pauline Earnest, 90 of Eupora, will be at 2 p.m. June 30, 2013, at Hebron Baptist Church in Eupora. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The daughter of the late…

Calendar of Events & Church News

Gore Reunion The 33st annual Gore Family Reunion will be June 29 at the Springhill School House located on Highway 404. Registration will begin at 10 a.m., including review of family memorabilia and genealogy. Please bring any pictures and information…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary A song I played quite often on my radio show was “Ah Leah” by Donnie Iris. I recently did a search for that 1981 hit and came upon a live…

Lowe addresses Maben Methodist Men

By Terry Harpole For the WPT   The Rev. Franklin Lowe was guest speaker for the men’s breakfast meeting June 23 at Maben Methodist Church. He spoke after President Heath Ivy gave a short report about his attending the Mississippi…