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Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 08/12/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Vocabulary gets you results! The “Exploring Ways to Use Our Minds Efficiently” website cited a study by Johnson O’Connor in which he observed individuals in various walks of life.

O’Conner … Read more

Church News – 08/12/15

New Pleasant Spring M.B.
New Pleasant Spring Missionary Baptist Church will have revival at 7 p.m. Aug. 12-15.
Pastor Cornelius C. Clark Sr. of Chicago will be the speaker and the theme is “Harvest Fire” from Matthew 13:30. The church … Read more

Sports schedules – 08/12/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 7
Prep Softball
4/6 p.m. — Central at Winston Academy

SATURDAY, AUG. 8
Prep Softball
TBA — Neshoba Central Jamboree (East Webster, Eupora, Neshoba Central entered)
TBA — Winona Jamboree (Noxapater, Winona entered)… Read more

Tilling soil deeper will cure traffic pans

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly
Extension Horticulture Specialists
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

The cool spell of a few weeks ago has probably allowed the tomatoes and large-fruited peppers in the garden to set fruit.

It takes … Read more

Obituaries – 08/12/15

Isabel C. Gatlin
Aug. 4, 2015
Services for Isabel C. Gatlin, 97, were Aug. 7, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home.in Ackerman with the Rev. Jimmy Flake officiating. Burial was in Mt. Airy Methodist Cemetery.

She was born Nov. 3, 1917. … Read more

Legals – 08/12/15

SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE

WHEREAS, on December 27, 2007, Leslie Lee, a married woman joined by her husband, Sammie Lee, signed as Sammie W. Lee, executed a certain deed of trust to Jay Morris, Attorney Morris & McCalla, Trustee … Read more

High-speed chase ends in wreck

WEBSTER SHERIFF’S OFFICE
The car involved in last week’s high-speed chase through Mathiston and Maben shows the damage received after the juvenile driver crashed into a tree. He was not injured and no injuries were expected for two occupants taken to OCH for evaluation, according to the sheriff’s office.

By Russell Hood
Webster Progress-Times

A high-speed chase involving a car driven by a juvenile ended when he crashed into a tree in Maben, according to local authorities.

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department and Mathiston Police Department gave this account … Read more

Officials warn of home burglary scams

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Authorities are warning area residents of a scam involving a crew of people attempting to enter homes and burglarize them.

Two such incidents occurred last week in Eupora, according to Police Chief Gregg Hunter, … Read more

Maben football field fixtures relocated

The Hubert B. Scrivener Press Box

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — Winona water and street departments crews were busy July 29 pulling up light poles, the home-side bleachers and the press box from L.M. Hamberlin Field at the now-closed West Oktibbeha County High School.

The crews … Read more