Month: February 2014

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

In the interpersonal communication class we give gravitas to numerous concepts including the Ladder of Abstraction, a progression of words starting with … Read more

911 calls

Feb. 17

12:38 p.m., MVA, East Roane Avenue; EMS responds.… Read more

Sound accounting principles should fund raises

By Rep. Joey Hood
District 35

Last week, members of the House turned their focus toward budget matters, with both the Appropriations and Ways and Means committees being active.

The Appropriations Committee deals with … Read more

Pitching could hold the key for Eagles in 2014

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora High School head baseball coach Brad Mitchell is looking for a team effort out of his pitching staff this season.

“We are a lot like Mississippi State was last year,” Mitchell said … Read more

Letter to the editor – Most vendors sell used property for little money

Here is my comment on the city of Eupora collecting tax from vendors at the twice-monthly flea market held on the property of the Garan plant.

Most of the vendors are selling their used property for very little money, even … Read more

Time capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

March 2, 1939

Embry News:

Mrs. Burkett Hannah was carried to Grenada Hospital Monday. She underwent … Read more

Billy John Hendrix

Billy John Hendrix, 74, died Monday, February 24, 2014 at his niece’s home in Oxford. He was born … Read more

Calendar of events

Choctaw County Historical Society

Choctaw County Historical & Genealogical Society welcomes everyone to its monthly meeting on… Read more

Former park director not indicted

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County grand jurors did not indict former Eupora park director John Prather on charges for … Read more