Monthly Archives: 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 … Read more

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. … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more