Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary
One recent evening my wife and I were sitting in our living room and listening to the Solid Gold Weekend on East Mississippi Community College’s radio station; one of the … Read more
Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago: Nov. 14, 1940
For Their Country
Hoke Smith Morgan and Jesse Elmo Brooks, two volunteers from the list of selected service men, are two modern Webster County warriors who will … Read more
The Webster County School Board approved the hiring of a long-term substitute teacher and a bus driver at a previous meeting.… Read more
By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times
The Lady Eagles of Eupora High School overcame a slow start on Saturday in the Calhoun City Classic to roll to a 46-22 season-opening win over Coffeeville.
“I think we were able to apply … Read more
For the WPT
Troop 30 Boy Scouts has started their fall citrus sale that will last through the month of November.
Delivery of the citrus is scheduled for about Dec. 10 or 11. Don’t miss out on this delicious fruit … Read more
The Holmes Community College Bulldogs went to 2-0 on the season last Thursday night with a 78-46 win over the Bears of Baton Rouge Community College.
Holmes led 40-19 at halftime and then outscored the Bears 38-27 in the second … Read more
Initiative 42 predictably lost
Initiative 42’s failure at the polls Tuesday was not all that surprising. Other than having more money to spend than the opposition, the effort to try to force the Mississippi Legislature’s hand when it comes to … Read more
By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times
A Eupora man charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his brother is out of jail pending possible indictment after a judge reduced his bail by half.
Larry McMillian was released from the … Read more
OXFORD – Sometimes, football doesn’t make sense.
Trailing seven points in the first overtime and facing a 4th-and-25 from the 40-yard line, Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen completed a pass to Hunter Henry to the 26-yard line. Henry, while being tackled … Read more
SENATOBIA – The wait is finally over.
For the first time in 16 long years, the Northwest Rangers are MACJC Football Champions, defeating Gulf Coast 34-24 on Saturday to claim its ninth football title in program history (2015, 1999, 1992, … Read more