Monthly Archives: September 2013

Treloar addresses Starkville consolidation commission

By Alex Holloway Starkville Daily News   STARKVILLE — The Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure met Sept. 5 and decided it best to keep Oktibbeha County’s children in Oktibbeha. The seven-member commission met with representatives from school districts…

911 Calls

Sept. 9 8:34 a.m., alarm, Edgewood Drive; Eupora PD responds. 11:02 a.m., medical, Worthy Drive; EMS, Bellefontaine FD responds. 2 p.m., medical, Hwy. 15; EMS responds. 2:38 p.m., medical, Hill Street; EMS, EPD respond. 5:12 p.m., alarm, Hwy. 404; Webster…

Wounded warriors on hunting trip

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Four wounded veterans are enjoying a hunting trip in Kansas this week thanks to an organization co-founded by a Webster Countian. Forever Outdoors is sponsoring the hunting excursion for brothers Clint Norwood of…

Mathiston Muscadine Festival big success

By Terry Harpole For the WPT   MATHISTON — Benjamin Franklin once said, “Failing to prepare is preparing to fail,” but this is not what the people of Mathiston did Saturday. After only six short weeks of planning, the first-ever Mathiston…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Sometimes I hear a familiar classical music composition, but will not be able to identify the composer nor the composition’s title. For example, I recently heard Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky’s “Piano…

Church sponsors back-to-school bowling bash

From Church Reports   Soul’s Haven Church had Student Recognition Day on July 21. The program was held during the 11 a.m. worship service and began with a reading from the pastor, the Rev. James Caffey. He presented a reading…

Births – Williamson & Mason

Adalyn Ruth Mason William and Michelle Mason of Mathiston announce the birth of a daughter, Adalyn Ruth Mason. She was born Aug. 26, 2013, at 8:18 p.m. Adalyn weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 18¾ inches long. Grandparents are…

Golden Living Center hosting WALK! with Aegis

From Press Reports   Golden Living Center-Eupora jumps into the WALK! with Aegis Therapies 2013 from Sept. 23-27, with daily walks and activities for a number of residents, staff, family, members of the community and volunteers. The WALK! with Aegis…

Sports Calendar of Events

Punt, Pass and Kick Contest to be Sept. 28 The Maben Lions Club will sponsor the eighth annual NFL Punt Pass and Kick Contest at 11 a.m. on Sept. 28 at the football field in Maben of West Oktibbeha High…