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Jail Docket

June 24 Justin Eaton, DOB 04-21-89, WM; SO2: touching a child for lustful purposes and sexual battery. June 25 Bobby Eubanks, DOB 08-08-82, WM; S09: simple assault-domestic violence. Rodney Kelly, DOB 05-09-62, WM; MDOC 458: probation violation. Carla Gant, DOB…

Library hosting outdoor writer Kinton

From Press Reports   Outdoor writer Tony Kinton will be guest speaker at Monday’s regular monthly meeting of Friends of the Webster County Public Library. The program begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by a light lunch for a nominal cost.…

Tester-Smith engagement

Haley Suzanne Tester and Jason Allen Smith

Mr. and Mrs. Don Tester of Maben announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Suzanne Tester, to Jason Allen Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Smith of Mathiston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Lewis…

Baby baptized at Lebanon UMC

Richter with Jaxon and Manda Westmoreland.

From Church Reports   Jaxon Wyatt Westmoreland was baptized at Lebanon United Methodist Church in the Grady community on June 23. Jaxon is the son of Manda Westmorland, grandson of Billy and Miranda Hood, and great-grandson of Wayne and Clyde…

Time Capsules

75 Years Ago: July 7, 1938 Fourth of July Fish Tales Some got some, some got none — but everybody had fun. No way, of course, to estimate the number of Webster Countians who played with rods, reels, bream poles and…

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…