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9/11 Calls – 12/3/14

Nov. 24
9:26 a.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds.
10:09 a.m., medical, Old Hwy. 50; EMS, Walthall FD, Webster SO respond.
10:44 a.m., dispute, Post Street, Tupelo; transferred to Lee County 911.
2:48 p.m., dispute, West Roane Avenue; Eupora … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/3/14

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Try the “table technique” for learning vocabulary-building words. In Microsoft Word create a table of four columns and 21 rows. The four headings for the table’s top spaces should be … Read more

MACJC All-Star Football Classic set for Thursday

From special reports

The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) All-Star Football Classic will feature a slight alteration for the second straight year. The 41st edition of the event returns to the Northeast Mississippi Community College campus in … Read more

Maben Christmas Lighting Contest nears

For the Progress-Times

The Maben Home and Garden Club is sponsoring the annual Christmas Lighting Contest on Dec. 12 with the judging to begin at 5:30 p.m.

Three out-of-town judges have been invited to award gift cards … Read more

Sports Schedules – 12/3/14

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 3
Prep Basketball
ECCC Tournament (5:30 p.m. — Lake/NE Lauderdale boys loser vs. Newton/SE Lauderdale loser; 8:30 p.m. — Louisville/Scott Central loser vs. Newton County/Choctaw Central loser;
Men’s College Basketball
7:30 p.m. — North Dakota State at USM… Read more

Eupora community blood drive upcoming

From Press Reports

Mississippi Blood Services will be holding a community blood drive in Eupora from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 10.

The MBS Donor Coach will be at the SuperValu in Eupora. All donors will receive a T-shirt and a … Read more

Time Capsules – 12/3/14

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Dec. 7, 1939

Architect for City Building
E.L. Malvaney, Jackson architect, has been busy this week drawing plans for the proposed city hall building for Eupora. Mayor Harpole and his … Read more

Letter to the Editor – 12/3/14

Thanks for Food Pantry donations

The Webster County Baptist Association Food Pantry would like to express deep gratitude to Plymouth Tube, Boy Scout Troop #30, Extension County Director Lisa Stewart and all of those from the Webster County … Read more