Category: News

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/14/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

From time to time readers of Vaughan’s Vocabulary will ask, “Where do you get your words?” “Well,” I respond, “they are words that I encounter from articles or books, or … Read more

WHS to open clinic in Kilmichael

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson
Editor and Publisher
The Winona Times

WINONA — On Oct. 5 at its regularly scheduled meeting, the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors approved a lease agreement between Webster Health Services Inc., which operates North Mississippi Medical … Read more

Time Capsules- 10/14/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago: Oct. 17, 1940

Mother of 8 EHS Alumni

Mrs. H.D. Weeks is a mother of eight children to be graduated from Eupora High School.

The children are: Mrs. Thelma Dean … Read more

USDA lists county among disaster areas

On Sept. 23, the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated 37 counties in Mississippi as primary natural disaster areas because of damages and losses caused by excessive rainfall, flash flooding and prolonged flooding that occurred from April 1-July 6.… Read more

Ryan Brown takes defensive honors as State beats Troy

From School Reports

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State (4-2, 1-2 SEC) beat Troy (1-4) 45-17 in front of a crowd of 60,000 at Davis Wade Stadium Saturday afternoon. The victory secured win No. 50 at MSU for head coach Dan Mullen.… Read more

Coalition to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

From Press Reports

Red Ribbon Week, one of the most effective campaigns for preventing tobacco use among youth, takes place Oct. 23–31. This year’s Red Ribbon Week theme is “Respect Yourself. Be Drug Free.” The week is an opportunity for … Read more

Calendar of Events-10/14/2015

Fall Pumpkin Planters’ workshop
Mississippi State Trial Gardens will present a workshop on “Fall Pumpkin Planters” from 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 20 at Dorman Hall Greenhouse on the campus on Mississippi State University in Starkville.
Come join us and make … Read more

Don’t fear adopting change

From Liberty UMC

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

Sheriff recognized for work removing litter

From Press & Staff Reports

The Mississippi Department of Transportation and Keep Mississippi Beautiful have presented an Award of Excellence to Webster County Sheriff Tim Mitchell for his dedication and support of MDOT’s Inmate Litter Removal Program Partnership.… Read more

EPD Report – 10/14/15

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during September:
Speeding, three; no driver’s license, one; suspended driver’s license, two; expired tag, three; no proof of insurance, three; improper equipment, one; dog and animal control violation, two; petit larceny, six (Hill … Read more