Category: News

GLC-Eupora observes Nursing Home Week

From GLC-Eupora National Nursing Home Week was May 8-14 and Golden LivingCenter-Eupora was among facilities participating with various activities. Day 1 was “Showdown in Texas” with Long Time Coming performing. Residents also enjoyed a balloon release in the morning to…

EES honor roll

EES Honor Roll Eupora Elementary School has released its Honor Roll for the fourth nine weeks: A Honor Roll 1st Grade Paisley Anderson Macon Ballard Ella Boren Wyatt Carmichael Gracie Dean Sophia Flores Jaxson Galloway Duke Gary Janila Gunn Xavian…

Jail Docket

May 27 Thomas Narmour, DOB 09-15-70, WM; WSO: returned from Choctaw County on previous charge (grand larceny). May 31 Taylia Prescott, DOB 06-27-95, WF; Eupora 7: domestic violence. Bobby E. Wofford, DOB 09-02-67, BM; Webster 7: sale of cocaine (three…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Every semester my students and I watch “Hamlet: Prince of Denmark.” Why is beautified a vile phrase? This question recently came to mind while we were watching Act II, Scene…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: June 5, 1941 Standard Station in New Location J. Thurman Latham, owner of the Standard Service Station, has announced that he has changed location of his place of business from…

Hospitals network to improve stroke care

By Becky Gillette Mississippi Business Journal Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, in Mississippi is the highest in the nation and the leading cause of death, accounting for more than one-third of all deaths in the state, according to…

AT&T expanding fiber network in county

From Press Reports AT&T is expanding its 100 percent fiber network to homes and small businesses in rural communities across Mississippi, including Webster County. AT&T is bringing faster internet service to more homes and small businesses by expanding and enhancing…

Child has giving heart for OCC ministry

By Gwen Sisson Not only does Mary Purtee want to do all her shopping for “the boys and girls,” she wants them to have some of her favorite toys, as well. The 3-year-old is an inspiration as First United Methodist…

Former Mathiston town marshal charged

Accused of embezzlement by public official From Press and Staff Reports The former Mathiston town marshal was arrested Friday on charges of five counts of felony embezzlement by a public official, Attorney General Jim Hood announced. Shane Box, 38, was arrested by…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 06/01/2016

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