Monthly Archives: September 2013

911 Calls

Sept. 2 4:31 p.m., car fire, East Old Hwy. 82; Mathiston FD, Webster SO respond. 5:07 p.m., stolen property, Calabrella Road; WSO responds. 10:56 p.m., dispute, West Fox Avenue; Eupora PD responds. Sept. 3 1:01 a.m., trespassing, West Roane Avenue;…

EPD reports

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during August: Speeding, four; suspended driver’s license, five; no driver’s license, one; no tag, one; no insurance, two; seatbelt violation, one; noise ordinance violation, one; disregard for traffic device (ran school bus stop…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I remember the lyrics of a song from more than 30 years ago by the American music group Steely Dan. “They’ve got a name for the winners of the world.…

Church news

Maben Church of God yard sale Maben Church of God youth will be having a yard sale Sept. 14 in the old Krystal’s parking lot in Starkville on Highway 12. Proceeds from the yard sale, which will begin early that…

Gary elected to NRRC board

From Press Reports   Harold Gary of Brookhaven was elected to the national board of directors of the National Rural Rehabilitation Corp. at the annual conference in Des Moines, Iowa. He also serves as vice president of the Mississippi Rural…

Maben Clinic offers free sports physicals

For the WPT   More than 60 student-athletes took advantage of free sports physicals Aug. 13 at Maben Medical Clinic They were offered to West Oktibbeha County High School , East Webster High School and Hebron Christian School. “We appreciate…

School Board awards shortfall note

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   The Webster County School Board has accepted a bank’s proposal on a shortfall note the district is issuing. The $179,609 three-year note was awarded to Bank of Kilmichael-Mathiston at the board’s Sept. 3…

Students write estimation jingles

From School Reports   Students in Karen Tabb’s fourth-grade math class at East Webster Elementary School have written and performed poems/jingles about estimation. Anna Sibley wrote this poem: Estimation Investigation By Anna Sibley Estimation is an investigation. My friend this…

Select earliest-blooming daffodils this fall

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel Extension Horticulture Specialists   Fall will be here soon (Sept. 22) and garden centers will have bins, bags and other packages of spring bulbs for sale. Nothing shouts SPRING more than the cheery buttercup.…

911 director addresses concerns

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Webster County 911 Director Jimmy McLemore says he is implementing changes that should improve dispatcher communications with the public and emergency personnel. “Things are fixing to change,” he told supervisors last week. The…