Monthly Archives: July 2013

Collision is tragic accident

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress-Times   More information has been released in regards to the two-car accident that caused a fatality on Clarkson Road in the White Hill community on July 1. The accident occurred around 6:20 p.m. near…

E911 calls

July 1 4:46 a.m., Choctaw County needing coroner; SO13 responds. Welfare concern, Ray Road; Webster SO responds. Medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds. Medical, Waterworks Road; EMS, Eupora FD respond. 5:04 p.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds. 6:18 p.m.,…

Hospital ranks high for physician communication

From Press Reports   North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora ranked tied for third on a list of the top hospitals with best physician communication, according to HCAHPS surveys. The hospitals making the list had the highest percentage of patients who “reported…

DSU student CD includes Justin Boatman

From Press Reports   Eupora resident Justin Boatman, a sophomore music industry studies major at Delta State University, was among a select group of student artists/songwriters chosen to be included on the “Fighting Okra: Round 2” CD project on the…

Obituaries

Arnold Duncan July 3, 2013 Services for Victor Arnold Duncan, 90, of Mantee were July 5, 2013, at Mantee Baptist Church with the Rev. William Carpenter officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Mantee. He was born Jan. 18,…

Aldermen rehire city employees

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   The newly installed Eupora Board of Aldermen, during a marathon meeting last week, voted to rehire all city employees. Aldermen voted to go into executive session to discuss personnel when they reached the…

Supervisor conference targets funding for county services

By Bob Ratliff MSU Extension Center for Government and Community Development   BILOXI – The state’s county supervisors expressed concern about funding for essential services in numerous discussions at the 2013 Mississippi Association of Supervisors Conference. Most of Mississippi’s 410…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I visited a website titled “Building a Better Vocabulary,” which pointed out that everyone, from beginning English students to veterans in journalism, knows the frustration of not having the right word…

Local students among degree candidates

These University of Mississippi students from Webster County are among 3,541 spring semester and summer semester candidates for degrees: May Sealy Shaw Smith, bachelor of arts in journalism Anna Ruth Chesteen, bachelor of arts in education August Ashley Niccole Edwards,…

Jail docket

July 2 Amanda Hill, DOB 07-27-80, WF; SO2: possession of methamphetamine. Sean McCraw, DOB 06-11-76, WM; SO5: hold for MDOC. Christopher Hill, DOB 01-22,80, BM; Eupora 4: from court: serve 14 days for fines or pay $318. July 4 Brick…