News

E911 calls

July 1

4:46 a.m., Choctaw County needing coroner; SO13 responds.

Welfare concern, Ray Road; Webster SO responds.

Medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds.

Medical, Waterworks Road; EMS, Eupora FD respond.

5:04 p.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds.

6:18 p.m., … Read more

Hospital ranks high for physician communication

From Press Reports

 

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora ranked tied for third on a list of the top hospitals with best physician communication, according to HCAHPS surveys.

The hospitals making the list had the highest percentage of patients who “reported … Read more

DSU student CD includes Justin Boatman

From Press Reports

 

Eupora resident Justin Boatman, a sophomore music industry studies major at Delta State University, was among a select group of student artists/songwriters chosen to be included on the “Fighting Okra: Round 2” CD project on the … Read more

Obituaries

Arnold Duncan

July 3, 2013

Services for Victor Arnold Duncan, 90, of Mantee were July 5, 2013, at Mantee Baptist Church with the Rev. William Carpenter officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Mantee.

He was born Jan. 18, … Read more

Aldermen rehire city employees

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The newly installed Eupora Board of Aldermen, during a marathon meeting last week, voted to rehire all city employees.

Aldermen voted to go into executive session to discuss personnel when they reached the … Read more

Supervisor conference targets funding for county services

By Bob Ratliff

MSU Extension Center for Government and Community Development

 

BILOXI – The state’s county supervisors expressed concern about funding for essential services in numerous discussions at the 2013 Mississippi Association of Supervisors Conference.

Most of Mississippi’s 410 … Read more

Local students among degree candidates

These University of Mississippi students from Webster County are among 3,541 spring semester and summer semester candidates for degrees:

May

Sealy Shaw Smith, bachelor of arts in journalism

Anna Ruth Chesteen, bachelor of arts in education

August

Ashley Niccole Edwards, … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I visited a website titled “Building a Better Vocabulary,” which pointed out that everyone, from beginning English students to veterans in journalism, knows the frustration of not having the right … Read more

Jail docket

July 2

Amanda Hill, DOB 07-27-80, WF; SO2: possession of methamphetamine.

Sean McCraw, DOB 06-11-76, WM; SO5: hold for MDOC.

Christopher Hill, DOB 01-22,80, BM; Eupora 4: from court: serve 14 days for fines or pay $318.

July 4

Brick … Read more

GTPDD holds Advisory Committee meeting

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The July 1 Board of Supervisors meeting included the annual Webster County Advisory Committee meeting of the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District.

Chancery Clerk Russ Turner was reappointed 2013-14 advisory chairman and … Read more