Month: December 2013

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I was reading about Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) and had forgotten that he had been a newspaper reporter and an editor for a number of magazines and for a publishing house … Read more

Jail Docket

Dec. 17

April Barber, DOB 03-29-82, WF; MDOC transport: possession of meth-MDOC hold.

Tyler N. White, DOB 12-05-89, WM; Clay County transport: MDOC hold.

Daren Patterson, DOB 12-28-84, BM; SO1: possession of cocaine: second or subsequent offender.

Ryan Johnson, DOB … Read more

Students collect pajamas for needy children

Displaying pajamas collected for needy children are sixth-grade reading students (front row) Austin Chandler, Tanner Brown, Darius Brown, Anna Bailey, Deacon Fletcher; (second row) Zahkirria Morris, Hannah Smith, Grant Frank, Travon McMillian, Madison Goodrum, Zak Morris, teacher Haley Fields; (third row) Gracie Burton, Shameka Gee, Haylee McCrory, Addison Mason, Avery Tollison and Tommy Avery.

From School Reports


Haley Fields’ sixth-grade reading classes at Eupora High School have been collecting pajamas for needy children for Christmas.

They are participating in a program sponsored by Scholastics Reading Club that is called, “The Great Bedtime Story … Read more

EHS earns Beta Club honor

Beta Club members display Eupora High’s National Beta School of Distinction banner.

From School Reports


Eupora High School has been named a National Beta School of Distinction.

This national award speaks highly of EHS Beta Club’s commitment to academic rigor and illustrates the club’s dedication to preparing students for college and … Read more

Alford 50th Anniversary


Bill and Brenda Alford will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 21. They were married in Blythe Creek pastorium, Mathiston, by the Rev. B.B. McGee in 1963. They will share in a family celebration with their children and grandchildren, … Read more

EWH incentive program rewards students


From School Reports


East Webster High continues to reward students for good grades, good behavior and excellent attendance.

First nine weeks’ grades, behavior and attendance rewarded 384 students at EWH. Students were awarded Gold, Silver, Bronze or NFL cards … Read more

Quiz Bowl team competes in Brain Bowl

Quiz Bowl Team members Jennifer Darce, John Taylor Champion, Isebella Valdez, Braden Harrison, Taylor Davis, Megan Dean, Alexis Thomas and Reagan Poston

By Jennifer Darce

EWHS Senior


The East Webster High School Quiz Bowl Team competed in the Brain Bowl at the University of Mississippi on Nov. 2.

The tournament consisted of five matches, two of which East Webster won. A … Read more

Children hear story, ‘Snowmen at Night’

The children make snowmen during storytime.

By Librarian Fran Smith

Webster County Library


On a cold, sunny Wednesday morning children and parents journeyed to the Webster County Public Library for storytime on Dec. 11.

After a time of visiting with friends, they settled down to … Read more

Christmas program


Eupora Elementary School’s second-grade Christmas program was Dec. 11. The students were led by music teacher Rachel Fulce.

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Memorial Fund Donation


Support for the family of fallen Eupora Police Officer Keith Crenshaw continues even months after his passing. The Officer Keith Crenshaw Memorial Fund received a donation of $500 from CB&S Bank in Eupora on Dec. 12. The donation was presented … Read more