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Week recognizes public safety dispatchers

Webster County 911 dispatchers include Peggy Stuckey, Charity Silver, Libby Brand, Jimmy McLemore (911 director), Amy Broadhead and Tiana O’Briant. Lacey Broadhead and Tom Booth are also dispatchers.

From Press Reports

April 13-19 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

“Our 911 dispatchers in Webster County train very hard to provide everyone with professional assistance,” stated 911 Director Jimmy McLemore. “No matter what your emergency is, the 911 dispatcher … Read more

Relay for Life luminarias available

The American Cancer Society and people throughout the United States are committed to winning the battle against cancer.

Join people throughout Webster County to help in the fight against this dreaded disease by making a donation of $10 for a … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan
Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

The word that I have in mind and the name of an Irish dramatic author and actor begin with the same four letters. The name is pronounced “BOO-se-ko.” The word … Read more

Rep. Hood gives End of Session Summary

Legislative Update
By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

End of Session Summary

The 2014 Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature was a whirlwind 90-day session that even included… Read more

Liberty United Methodist Church provides weekly news

From Liberty UMC

We bring you greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor.

Members of Liberty remained busy during the first week of April. The season of Lent is always fascinating. We … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

April 20, 1939

Tornadoes Wreak Grievous Damage

Dipping in at Stewart and traveling northeast across half of Webster County, a swirling tornado wreaked… Read more

EPD report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges/incidents during March:… Read more

Local retired educators meet

By Sandra Dalton

On April 2, the local retired education personal of Mississippi met in the Mathiston Library.

Charlotte Ray presided over our meeting in the president’s absence. Willie Ree Williamson gave an inspiring devotion about where we are supposed … Read more