Month: April 2016

Balloon release

Members of the Controllers Generation II 4-H Club sponsored a Child Abuse Prevention Month picnic and balloon release on April 2. For more information about club events, contact 662-242-7962.

Agency donates bulletproof vests to WCSD

From Press Reports The Webster County Sheriff’s Department thanks the Mississippi Department of Corrections along with Community Corrections director for Region 1, Lee McTeer, for their donation of 10 bulletproof vests. “With our agency being so small, funding is extremely…

Jail Docket

April 18 Joy Paige Philley, DOB 02-11-81, WF; Webster 1: B&E dwelling, trespass, petit larceny and uttering forgery. Charles Pittman, DOB 07-24-66, WM; Webster 6: public profanity. April 19 Cadedrie Spann, DOB 04-12-92, BF, walk-in: cyberstalking. Theatric Golliday, DOB 09-10-91,…

E911 calls

April 18 7:57 a.m., alarm, Waterworks Road; Eupora Police Department respond. 11:56 a.m., medical, Medical Plaza; EMS responds. 1:39 p.m., reckless driver, Adams Avenue; EPD responds. 4:35 p.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds. 7:50 p.m., dispute, Hooper Road; WSO…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary On the blog titled “Tipping My Fedora” is a review of “Think Twice,” a 1939 play by Ayn Rand. Ayn is pronounced like the first syllable in Einstein. The review…

Calendar of Events

Family reunion The annual Williams, Bailey, Mixon, Golden Family Reunion will be held in the Montevista Baptist Church fellowship hall in Webster County on April 30 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Bring a covered dish and items for the auction. For…

Piano still has special meaning, history

By Terry Harpole After 33 years, unless there should come any bad luck or any happenings, the piano at Maben United Methodist Church should still be around after many members are gone. In 1983, when the Rev. Mitchell Thomas was…

Micah Gray inks tennis scholarship with MCC

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer FRENCH CAMP — Micah Gray of Eupora and a senior at French Camp Academy signed a National Letter of Intent here Friday with Meridian Community College’s tennis program. Gray has been the Panthers’ team…

Sports Schedule

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27 Junior College Baseball 2 p.m. — Itawamba at Holmes (DH) 3 p.m. — Southwest Mississippi at ECCC (DH) 3 p.m. — EMCC at Northwest Mississippi (DH) College Softball 6 p.m. — UAB at Ole Miss 6 p.m.…

Hollenhead takes honor; Lady Indians make playoffs

From combined reports Itawamba Community College freshman third baseman Mamie Hollenhead of East Webster High School has been named Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) Player of the Week for her performance last week against Holmes Community College…