Monthly Archives: October 2013

Supervisors discuss uniforms, 911 status

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress-Times   The Board of Supervisors discussed uniforms for Webster County employees and received an update about the county’s 911 service during its monthly meeting Monday. The supervisors, who are looking at all options regarding…

English students get medieval

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From School Reports   Lyn Blaylock’s English IV classes at Eupora High School participated in a unit of study of medieval literature in September. During this unit of study the students learned about the history of King Arthur and the…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. In last week’s column I wrote about “The Wall” by Pink Floyd. I am just now getting around to listening to this album, released more than 30 years ago. Only…

EWH senior attends Governor’s School

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From School Reports   The Mississippi Governor’s School is a residential honors program established in 1981 by Gov. William Winter and the faculty at Mississippi University for Women. MGS is designed to provide academic, creative and leadership experiences for rising…

Dietetic interns complete hospital rotation

From Press Reports   The Dietetic Internship program, offered in the Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion Department at Mississippi State University, is an innovative post-baccalaureate program designed to prepare interns for rewarding careers in traditional and nontraditional roles. Interns…

Rested-up Eagles ready to begin Region 4-2A play

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   You aren’t going to talk Eupora High School head football coach Junior Graham into making any predictions about how the Region 4-2A race is going to turn out. “There is not a dime’s…

Obituaries

William F. ‘Bill’ Coleman Sr. Sept. 30, 2013 Services for William Floyd “Bill” Coleman Sr., 87, of Ackerman were Oct. 3, 2013, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Revs. Jerry Lawson and Rev. Danny Irvin officiating. Burial was…

Board fields concerns about log trucks

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Eupora aldermen took action Monday night after hearing safety concerns about loaded log trucks on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in the city limits. Junior Shaw (Ward 1) said he was concerned about…

Jail Docket

Sept. 30 Kristie Keeton, DOB 08-09-63, WF; Maben 2: warrants for Webster: trespassing and disturbing the peace. Oct. 2 Amanda Hill, DOB 07-27-80, WF; Webster SO: released on $20,000 bond per SO1. Oct. 3 Donta Ashford, DOB 09-22-87, BM; SO3:…

Story Hour includes nature walk

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library   Sept. 27 was an adventurous time at the Maben Public Library’s Story Hour. We went on a nature walk to find leaves. Our story was a science reader titled “Colorful Leaves.” We…