Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

The last syllable of the word I have in mind (an adjective and a verb) has the sound of the word that sometimes follows “Name that.” Tell me the word … Read more

Relay for Life set for May 16

Active participants and helpers in organizing and presenting next week’s Relay for Life Luminaria Ceremony include (standing) Tracy Palmer, Mary Lynn McCully, Corey Murphy, (sitting) Dan Burchfield, Jonathan Holmes and Bill Reed.

By Dan Burchfield

Webster County’s Relay for Life is set for May 16 beginning at 6 p.m. and lasting until.
As in years past, this event is being hosted by North Mississippi Health Services and will be held on and … Read more

Education notes

Hankins and Justice

Hankins receives Graduate Research Assistant Award

Laura Hankins was selected as the 2014 Graduate Research Assistant of the Year Masters Award at Mississippi State University.
She is a school counseling master’s student in counseling and … Read more

‘Spring Fever’


Children gathered on April 30 to hear “Spring Fever” by Salina Yoon read by Ms. Joyce. Spring is a time for… Read more

Controllers ‘purple up’ for families

Controllers ‘purple up’ for families

For the WPT

The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club, in conjunction with the G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery Center for America’s Veterans at Mississippi State University, celebrated “Purple Up! for Military Families” on April 21 at West Oktibbeha County High School.
Veterans … Read more

Supplies for storm victims



Chief Richard Love and other members of the Eupora Fire Department pick up supplies for Louisville tornado victims donated by First Baptist Church and members of the community. FBC Eupora will continue to collect baby food, baby formula, … Read more

Organ donation duo promote foundation

Alexander and Robinson promote Organ Donation Month at MSU’s Super Bulldog Weekend

By John Milburn

TOPEKA, Kan. — Two hunters brought together by a love of the outdoors formed a friendship leading one to donate a kidney to the other, a friendship that has led to a foundation aimed at sharing the … Read more

Brister named Student of the Month

Assembled for the Student of the Month presentation are School Board members Bobby McMullen and Jimmy Hood; Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar; Billy, Mary Kathryn and Nancy Brister; board member Nancy Davis; EHS Principal Laci Knight; board member Scott Hollenhead and Keith Hudspeth; and board attorney George Mitchell.

From School Reports

Eupora High School Principal Laci Knight presented EHS senior Mary Kathryn Brister to the Webster County School Board on April 7.
Mary Kathryn was chosen by the faculty and staff of Eupora as the … Read more

EES students of the month


These students were chosen by their teachers at Eupora Elementary School for exemplifying the characteristics of patience. April students of the month include… Read more