Month: December 2013

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Dec. 15, 1938 Webster Trace to Get Action Mrs. J.M. Britt of Mathiston, Webster County director of the Natchez Trace organization, has been notified by the federal engineers in Jackson…

Jail docket

Dec. 4 Alex Nicolaisen, DOB 01-23-79, WM; SO4: failure to pay child support. Earl Jerome Cullum, DOB 10-18-89, BM; WM; SO4: failure to pay child support. Dec. 5 Edward Hill, DOB 06-08-64, WM; MDOC: probation violation. Dec. 6 Bobby L.…

Board accelerates courthouse insurance claim

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress-Times   The Webster County Board of Supervisors held a short meeting to discuss the insurance claim on the courthouse on Dec. 4 in the Webster County Office Building. The board had planned to meet…

Eagles trying to work themselves into basketball shape

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress-Times   In his nine years as a basketball coach, Danya Turner has developed a pretty simple philosophy. “We are gong to do whatever it takes to win the ball game,” Turner, the first-year boys head…

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, DEC. 13 Prep Basketball Louisville Wildcat Classic (4:30 p.m. — Aberdeen girls vs. Meridian, 6 p.m. — Aberdeen boys vs. Meridian; 7:30 p.m. — Louisville girls vs. Kosciusko, 9 p.m. — Louisville boys vs. Kosciusko) Choctaw County Tournament (4…

Students prepare Great Depression newspapers

From School Reports   The students in Kimberly Cummings’ U. S. History class at Eupora High School have been studying the Great Depression. The students were asked to create a newspaper to address some situations during the time of the…

Calendar of Events

Holiday Open House Holiday Open House is Dec. 12 from 2:30-6 p.m. at the Choctaw County Library. Bring your camera and take pictures with Santa. Gospel singing Bill Monaghan, Still Blessed, Bobby Hawkins and Boundless Love will perform at 6…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Johnson O’Conner (1891-1973), an educator who taught the importance of building a vocabulary, is quoted on the O’Conner Research Foundation website. “Why do large vocabularies characterize executives and possibly outstanding…

Huffman completes emerging leader training

From Press Reports   Robert Huffman of Mathiston, director of Facility Management at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point, has completed the American Society for Healthcare Engineering Leadership Institute. Most ASHE members get plenty of training in the technical skills needed…

Lady Wolverines take delayed win over West Union

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress Times   It took a couple extra days to get the game in due to inclement weather, but when the Lady Wolverines of East Webster did make the trip to play West Union on…