Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan
Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

What’s a noun that has “as” right in the middle and means a morbid, threatening influence or atmosphere that tends to corrupt or deplete? Meaning reason or justification for existence, … Read more

Church news

FBC invites former GAs to event

If you were a GA (Girls in Action) member at First Baptist Church of Eupora during the late ’50s and early ’60s, please join us as… Read more

GLC thanks volunteers during recognition month

From GLC-Eupora

As part of National Volunteer Week/Month, Golden LivingCenter-Eupora thanks all for sharing their time, and caring and making our residents’ days happier and fuller.
The heart and soul of America lives within our volunteers. Our country is that … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

April 27, 1939
Pisgah Springs News:
Mr. and Mrs. Charley Brown and children, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Duncan and children, were Sunday visitors with… Read more

911 calls

April 14

12:04 p.m., robbery, Old Hwy. 82; Webster SO responds.
12:12 p.m., medical, Golden LivingCenter-Eupora; EMS responds.… Read more

Extension briefs

Couponing 101

“Couponing 101” will be offered at 5 p.m. April 21 at the Eupora Depot.
Would you like to start couponing, but don’t know where to start? This workshop will teach… Read more

Webster Methodist Cluster meets at Maben

By Terry Harpole
For the WPT

The Webster County Methodist Cluster met April 15 at Maben United Methodist Church for its regular third Tuesday night meeting.
Members were present from Lebanon, Liberty, Pleasant Hill, Eupora First Methodist, Maben and Bellefontaine.… Read more

Liberty United Methodist Church weekly report

From Liberty UMC

Greetings! Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor invites you to worship with us.
Our church celebrated an inspirational and informative Holy Week. Each member was asked to… Read more

City board designates street for repaving

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

City leaders have selected a street for partial repaving in keeping with the last tax increase within Eupora.

The city charges 24 mills of assessed property tax, and each mill beings in approximately $12,500. … Read more

School Board approves hirings

From Staff Reports

Webster County School District board members have approved the hiring of two people to fill district positions that are becoming vacant.

Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar, on April 7, recommended that James Irby Shaw be hired as … Read more