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Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 06/17/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

I recently read “Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary,” published on “Litemind [sic]: Exploring Ways to Use our Minds Efficiently.” The website article pointed out that developing a vocabulary … Read more

911 Calls – 06/17/15

June 8
10:43 a.m., medical, Old Walthall Road; EMS, Eupora FD respond.
12:18 p.m., MVA, Hwy. 82; EMS, EFD, MHP respond.
8:15 p.m., disturbance, Azalea Drive; Eupora PD responds.
11:19 p.m., complaint, Calabrella Road; WSO responds.… Read more

Tools make great Father’s Day gifts

By Gary R. Bachman
MSU Horticulturist
Coastal Research & Extension Center

Last month, I wrote about getting mom the perfect Mother’s Day rose. With Father’s Day just a couple of weeks away, it’s gift time again. I’ve always enjoyed getting … Read more

Obituaries – 06/17/15

Hughbert Collier
June 12, 2015
Services for Hughbert Collier, 87, of Ackerman were June 16, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. Burial was in Wake Forest Cemetery near Sturgis.

He was born April 13, 1928, in Choctaw County to … Read more

Legals – 06/17/15

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR A ZONE RECLASSIFICATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTIES IN THE CITY OF EUPORA, MISSISSIPPI
WHEREAS, a change is desired in the zoning classification on previously zoned R-2, Medium-Density Residential District properties located in the Westwood Division, Lot … Read more

Aldermen hear rezoning request

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Board of Aldermen has postponed action on rezoning request until a public hearing can be held.

Governor A. Mays appeared before the board June 1 to request that lots 19, 20 and … Read more

Kelly carries county in runoff

COURTESY PHOTO
Congressman-elect Trent Kelly gathers with supporters in Mantee. He stopped there June 2 during an Election Day bus tour throughout the 1st District.

From Staff & Press Reports

Trent Kelly carried Webster County on his way to winning the runoff for the vacant 1st District congressional seat.

The Republican from Saltillo defeated Democrat Walter Zinn Jr. of Pontotoc in the June 2 special-election … Read more

Parties work to resolve courthouse claim

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times
 
Parties involved in insurance litigation over Webster County’s burned courthouse continue to work to resolve the case.

The county and Atlantic Specialty Insurance Co. have been engaged in litigation in federal court regarding the … Read more