Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

What is a noun for a slender, graceful woman or girl (this word is in the title of a Nathaniel Hawthorn story)? James Joyce in Ulysses uses a two-syllable word … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
June 15, 1939

Webster County Will Have Veterinarian

Dr. Victor Weisberg, a graduate veterinarian, is expected to locate in Webster County at Eupora within the next 10 days to do … Read more

EPD report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges/incidents during May:

Speeding, 13; expired tag, two; no driver’s license, two ; … Read more


The Civic League of Mathiston sponsored the hot air balloon at Mathiston’s MayFest in the Park, not Wade John Deere as incorrectly stated in a June 4 photo cutline on Page 1.

The June 4 article “Local dance student wins … Read more

Calendar of events

Mathiston Public Library Summer Reading Program

The Mathiston Public Library is the place to be this month. The library, with assistance from the Civic League of Mathiston, is having… Read more

Church news

GLC-Eupora revival services

Golden LivingCenter-Eupora, 156 E. Walnut Ave., will have… Read more

Anniversaries, holidays: Good things to keep

By Marica Bernstein
Books Bygone

The founding of Jamestown, Va. (1607), the births of Maria Teresa (Empress of Austria, 1717), Robert Owen (the “Father of English socialism,” 1771), Florence Nightingale (founder of modern nursing, 1820), admission of Minnesota to the … Read more