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Jail Docket

June 17 Quincy Jones, DOB 04-15-93, BM; G24: no seatbelt, speeding 90/65 and suspended DL. Samuel Fleming, DOB 09-27-60, WM; SO3/Circuit Court: felony DUI: sentenced to five years — one to serve. Toby McKinney, DOB 01-07-69, WM; SO5: bond revoked…

Education notes

Locals among MSU graduates Mississippi State University has announced graduates from Webster County for the 2013 spring term. They are: • Eupora: Sarah Alldread, College of Education, bachelor of science; Keri Canterbury, Bagley College of Engineering, BS; 
Erika Cooksey, College of Ag. &…

Obituaries

Pauline Earnest June 5, 2013 A memorial service for Pauline Earnest, 90 of Eupora, will be at 2 p.m. June 30, 2013, at Hebron Baptist Church in Eupora. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The daughter of the late…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary A song I played quite often on my radio show was “Ah Leah” by Donnie Iris. I recently did a search for that 1981 hit and came upon a live…

Calendar of Events & Church News

Gore Reunion The 33st annual Gore Family Reunion will be June 29 at the Springhill School House located on Highway 404. Registration will begin at 10 a.m., including review of family memorabilia and genealogy. Please bring any pictures and information…

Lowe addresses Maben Methodist Men

By Terry Harpole For the WPT   The Rev. Franklin Lowe was guest speaker for the men’s breakfast meeting June 23 at Maben Methodist Church. He spoke after President Heath Ivy gave a short report about his attending the Mississippi…

FSA issues foreign buyers notification

From press reports   The USDA Farm Service Agency county executive director reminds Webster County producers that the Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act requires all foreign owners of U.S. agricultural land to report their holdings to the secretary of agriculture.…

Cut back petunias to maintain bloom, growth

Petunias are annual bedding plants that are ideal for filling sunny bulb beds or supplying cascades of color in large containers. The selection “Purple Wave” is a durable choice, but even the hardiest petunias will need to be cut back…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: June 30, 1938 Dirt Truck Does a Bob Ripley The following story is told by Justice of the Peace Maurice Herring: “James Edwin Murrah of the Clarkson community, who drives…