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Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
For a number of years I have been a fan of the music group Chicago, which was formed in 1967 with the moniker of “The Big Thing.” The group changed … Read more

Pedestrian killed in Stewart accident

From Press & Staff Reports
The Mississippi Highway Patrol continues an investigation into a traffic accident that claimed the life of a pedestrian Saturday night in Montgomery … Read more

State auditor releases ‘Exceptions Report’

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced the release of the Fiscal Year 2014 Audit Exception Report on Aug. 1.
The money recovered during the previous fiscal year included over $5,000 … Read more

BIPEC honors 2 local lawmakers

Crump, Easterling, Hood, House Speaker Philip Gunn and White

From Press Reports

Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman) and Sen. Gary Jackson (R-French Camp) have each received an “A” for their efforts in pro-business legislation from Mississippi’s Business and Political Education Committee.
Both lawmakers represent Webster County. They were among 60 … Read more