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Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 9/10/14

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

John LaCarna’s “Build Your Vocabulary Skills! A Quick and Easy Method” uses a key and link sentence for each word to help the reader remember the meaning.

For example, LaCarna … Read more

Calendar of Events – 9/10/14

Fundraiser for Tabitha Stewart

A fundraiser for Tabitha Stewart will be Sept. 12 from 4-6 p.m. at Walthall Baptist Church.

Tabitha is battling cancer. Please come out and get a plate of grilled chicken and sides. Donations will be accepted … Read more

Davis only School Board filer

From Staff Reports

Milton Davis was the only candidate to file for the District 5 seat on the Webster County School Board.

Davis, of 7263 Hwy. 15 N., Maben, will replace incumbent Keith Hudspeth in January since he is running … Read more

Jail Docket – 9/10/14

Sept. 2
Michael Flowers, DOB 08-08-87, BM; Mathiston PD: bond surrender.
Traci Clark, DOB 12-25-87, WF; SO4: possession of controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia.… Read more

‘Read Across Mississippi’

Mississippi First Lady Deborah Bryant makes a stop at East Webster Elementary School to read to the third-graders as part of her "Read Across Mississippi" tour. She visited the school on Aug. 28. With early childhood education being a focal point of her platform, Bryant’s goal is to read to students in all 82 counties in 2014.

Mississippi First Lady Deborah Bryant makes a stop at East Webster Elementary School to read to the third-graders as part of her “Read Across Mississippi” tour. … Read more

Three arrested on drug charges

Pittman

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department and cooperating law enforcement agencies made three felony drug arrests last week.
The WCSD, with the partnership of the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and the assistance of the Eupora … Read more

No tax hike in proposed city budget

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Taxes will not increase under the proposed city budget for Fiscal Year 2015.
The Eupora Board of Aldermen had budget work sessions during recessed meetings on Aug. 11, 13 and 27.… Read more