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Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I have authored a preparation outline for a six-minute informative speech, primarily as a teaching tool for my public speaking students. The speech informs my audience about the four parts…

Tower removed

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Glenn Crane & Rigging of Columbus removes all but 50 feet of the radio tower at the Webster County sheriff’s office. The tower section was removed Friday for safety reasons and because the low-band antenna there was no longer used.…

NMMC-Eupora encourages pool safety for summer

By Todd Shettles NMMC-Eupora   It’s time for some fun in the sun. Summertime is here and swimming pools are again the favorite summertime gathering place. Swimming pools are very popular and a world of fun if it is made…

NMMC-Eupora offers ATV safety tips

By Todd Shettles NMMC-Eupora   The riding of all-terrain vehicles is a common everyday event in Mississippi. Although most individuals keep safety in mind, some overlook the possible dangers. Most individuals ride without helmets or have more than one rider…

Lyft group lifts residents’ spirits

From GLC-Eupora   The Lyft Group from Clarkson Baptist Church visited Golden LivingCenter-Eupora on June 22 at 9:30 a.m. and brought many smiles to residents with a flower show. Ann Cole got the flowers together with the contribution of some…

Controlled burn

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Heavy smoke billows from the controlled burn of a field on Old Walthall Road. Assistant Fire Chief Mitch Jackson said the farmers did an outstanding job in burning it properly in sections, and did notify 911 beforehand. “The Eupora Fire…

Transplant pair launches Forever Outdoors

Robinson and Alexander

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   A hunter from Webster County and the Kansas farmer to whom he donated a kidney are teaming up again, this time to help others. Rob “Bobcat” Robinson of Eupora and Gillan Alexander of…

‘Diary of a Worm’ concludes Maben SRP

These children attended the grand finale of the Summer Reading Program at the Maben Public Library

From the Maben Public Library   The grand finale of the Summer Reading Program ended June 25 at the Maben Public Library with worms as the topic. The theme statewide for the library system was “Dig Into Reading.” The morning…

Maben honors native son Banks

Banks signs autographs for young and older fans.

By Terry Harpole For the WPT   MABEN — A large crowd turned out Saturday morning to meet and honor one of their own at W.O. “Bill” Shivers Pavilion during “Johnthan Banks Day.” The day’s activities began with a police-escorted…