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Newton among MSU drum majors

MSU Drum Major Jesse Newton

For the WPT

Jesse Newton, a 2013 graduate of Eupora High School, is excited to be one of the four drum majors for the Famous Maroon Band at Mississippi State University.

Starting as a freshman at MSU, he played the … Read more

School days

Chloe Vaughn extinguishes a fire during a fire safety workshop conducted by Dixie Fire at the Webster County Career and Technology Center.

COURTESY PHOTOS
These are some scenes from the first month of school in the Webster County … Read more

Calendar of Events – 09/09/15

Eupora Elementary PTO meeting
Eupora Elementary School PTO will have a meeting at EES at 6:30 p.m. Sept 10.

Punt, Pass and Kick Contest
The annual Punt, Pass and Kick Contest will be held this year on Sept. 12 at … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 09/09/15

Highway havoc is on the rise
The most recent report on U.S. highway fatalities was a disturbing and somewhat confusing bag.
In the first six months of this year, traffic deaths were up 14 percent. Injuries were higher by a … Read more

Sports Schedules – 09/09/15

THUR, SEPT. 10
Prep Softball
4/5 p.m. — Winona at French Camp
4:30/6 p.m. — East Webster at Houston
5/6:30 p.m. — Louisville at Noxapater… Read more

Time Capsules – 09/09/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Sept. 12, 1940

County Fair Draws Crowds
Large crowds are thronging the midway afternoons and nights this week at the annual Webster County Fair, which started Monday on the W.H. … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 09/09/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

In June, when my wife and I became members of the First Baptist Church of Starkville, I learned that numerous individuals at FBC have been reading Vaughan’s Vocabulary for a … Read more

Jail Docket – 09/09/15

Aug. 31
Dontavious Deloach, DOB 06-10-93, BM; A&A Bail Bonds: failure to appear on bond.
Sept. 1
Michael L. Johnson, DOB 04-27-74, WM; Webster 4: DUI-2nd.… Read more