Month: January 2014

Various photo IDs acceptable for voting

From Staff Reports   The Webster County circuit clerk’s office reminds registered voters that only those who do not have an acceptable form of photo identification need to obtain a

Jail docket

Jan. 20 Kelli Danielle Pennington, DOB 06-07-76, WF; Mathiston 8: warrant for petit larceny. Jan. 21 Dena R. May, DOB 04-07-80, WF; Mathiston 1: shoplifting. Amber

Imaging partnership benefits two- and four-legged patients

Health & Wellness Section 2014 By Karen Templeton MSU College of Veterinary Medicine   A special partnership focused on using imaging technology to treat brain tumors in cats and dogs shows promise for treating human patients. Researchers at Veterinary Specialty…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. In the book “30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary” by Dr. Wilfred Funk and Norman Lewis, published by Pocket Books, is an eight-part test to see how well you…

911 Calls

Jan. 20 7:12 a.m., stranded motorist, Hwy. 403; Mathiston PD responds. 8:46 a.m., medical, Old Hwy. 15, Maben; EMS responds. 8:56 a.m., medical,

MSDH receives grant to reduce maternal tobacco use

Health & Wellness Section 2014 From Press Reports   The Mississippi State Department of Health Office of Health Data and Research has been awarded a $14,750 grant from the March of Dimes to reduce smoking during pregnancy, a leading cause…

Rev. Franklin Lowe birthday celebration

The Rev. Franklin Lowe shows off a birthday cake presented to him by the United Methodist Women’s Circle at Mathiston Methodist Church. The cake was presented at the January monthly meeting of UMW at the church fellowship hall. Roger Miller, background,…

Maury Shurlds honored

By Terry Harpole For the WPT   In what began as a surprise birthday party for Albert Maury Shurlds Sr., who lives on Hatcher Road north of Maben, 20-25 people met at Trace-Way Restaurant in Mathiston to honor and help…