Month: February 2016

Sports Schedule – 02/24/2016

THURSDAY, FEB. 25 Prep Baseball 6 p.m. — Tri-County at Leake 6 p.m. — Winston at Kirk Junior College Baseball Noon — Shelton (Ala.) State at EMCC (DH)

Letter to the Editor – 02/24/2016

A plea for safety Thank you for the courageous steps made serving our communities. A special thanks to African-Americans facing challenges only they understand. But we need you alive. The laws are written to protect those who protect us as…

Time Capsules – 02/24/2016

75 Years Ago: Feb. 20, 1941 3 Would Make a Pound To Mrs. O.O. Scott of Highway 9 near Eupora goes the distinction of displaying the largest hen egg ever to be shown in “the fair” window of The Webster…

E911 calls – 02/24/2016

Feb. 15 2:26 p.m., road hazard, Hwy. 182; MDOT responds. 3:26 p.m., medical, West Roane Avenue; Webster EMS responds. 5:03 .m., suspicious activity, Sarepta Road; Webster SO responds. 5:27 p.m., domestic, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds.

Jail Docket – 02/24/2016

Feb. 15 Daniel Roush Jr., DOB 01-22-79, WM; Eupora 5: domestic violence. Feb. 16 Joe D. McCleskey, DOB 01-12-68, WM; Webster 6: burglary of an unoccupied dwelling and trespassing.

HCC Lady Bulldogs fall to 5-3-1 after Saturday’s action

From school reports The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs went 0-1-1 in two games at Hinds Community College on Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs fell 8-1 to Bossier Parish, La. and tied 6-6 with Hinds.

Correction – 02/24/2016

The headquarters for New Horizons Credit Union’s branch office in Eupora is in West Point. It has no connection to the New Horizons Credit Union headquartered in

Calendar of Events – 02/24/2016

Benefit for baby Gracie Devers A benefit for Gracie Devers will be March 5 starting at 10 a.m. at the Woodmen of the World lodge. Gracie was born Nov. 17 with a rare disease, Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome, and has undergone surgeries. She…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 02/24/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I serve as the general manager and morning personality of a college radio station where I arrive at five minutes before 7 o’clock.

Sales tax collections released

From Staff Reports Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect December sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for area municipalities.