Monthly Archives: September 2013

Program increases students’ financial knowledge

From Press, Staff Reports Students from five Mississippi high schools that received a grant from  Discover’s Pathway to Financial Success program increased their knowledge of financial education by an average of 32 percent in the 2012-13 school year, many going…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. In the Acting class I talk about three misconceptionsas to what an actor is to do: to be entertaining, to create emotion, and to create a character. These, however, are…

Parkway repairing bridge over U.S. 82

From Press Reports   Natchez Trace Parkway officials have announced that repairs on the bridge over U.S. 82 near Mathiston were to begin Wednesday. The bridge was damaged from the impact of a truck westbound on U.S. 82. DCMS Inc.…

Friends meeting features Weatherly

From Press Reports   The regular monthly meeting of Friends of the Library in Eupora will be Sept. 9 at 11:30 a.m. Ellen Randolph Weatherly of Starkville will present “The Captain and His Lady,” in which she shares the letters…

GLC-Eupora hosts T&T, Buckner

From GLC-Eupora   The Hudson twins, the Long triplets and Donnie Buckner blessed many hearts and lives at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora on Aug. 28 at 10 a.m. Buckner has been volunteering at GLC-Eupora each month for the past few years and…

District receives good ACT marks

From Press & Staff Reports   The ACT organization has released its annual College Readiness Letter to the Webster County School District. It includes a number of reports and figures (which accompany this article) used by the district to measure…

City park director faces charges

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Eupora’s park director is facing criminal charges filed against him last week by his ex-wife, including a felony. John Prather is charged with grand larceny, a felony, and simple assault/domestic, a misdemeanor. He…

Holmes College drops season-opener to Jones

From school reports GOODMAN — The Jones County Junior College Bobcats capitalized on Holmes miscues en route to a 54-14 over the Holmes Community College Bulldogs last Thursday. With the loss, the HCC Bulldogs fall to 0-1 and head to…

Buy cool-season plants before they stress out

Garden centers now have transplants for many cool-season crops. Find out which day the truck arrives and buy the plants that day they arrive if possible. Plants that sit in the racks in their trays generally are not well watered…

Church news

Mathiston United Methodist fall sale Come join us for our fall sale in the fellowship hall of Mathiston United Methodist Church on Highway 15. Delicious home-baked goodies and white elephant items will be featured. The sale is set for Sept.…