Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I visited a website titled “Building a Better Vocabulary,” which pointed out that everyone, from beginning English students to veterans in journalism, knows the frustration of not having the right … Read more

Jail docket

July 2

Amanda Hill, DOB 07-27-80, WF; SO2: possession of methamphetamine.

Sean McCraw, DOB 06-11-76, WM; SO5: hold for MDOC.

Christopher Hill, DOB 01-22,80, BM; Eupora 4: from court: serve 14 days for fines or pay $318.

July 4

Brick … Read more

GTPDD holds Advisory Committee meeting

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


The July 1 Board of Supervisors meeting included the annual Webster County Advisory Committee meeting of the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District.

Chancery Clerk Russ Turner was reappointed 2013-14 advisory chairman and … Read more

Regions Bank names George financial consultant

Regions Bank has announced that Andrew George has been named a financial consultant with Regions Investment Solutions.

His office will be located at the bank’s University Drive branch in Starkville. He is available by appointment at all other Regions Bank … Read more

Calendar of Events

Gospel singing

A gospel music jubilee will be at 6 p.m. July 13 at the Gore Springs Community Center featuring 9-year-old Grace Hester of Tupelo, the Master’s Quartet of Tupelo, Southern Image of Plantersville, Fishers of Men of Oxford and … Read more

Cardiac Rehab program offers many benefits

From Press Reports


Cardiac rehabilitation may benefit you if you have had any cardiac event such as a heart attack, cardiovascular disease, heart failure or a cardiac procedure such as angioplasty or heart surgery. You may also benefit from … Read more

Church News

Maben Church

of God

Maben Church of God will host a singing at 7 p.m. July 13 featuring Amazing Grace from Amory. The church youth will be selling water and drinks.

Also, July 14 is Super Sunday. Revival with Pastor … Read more

MBS blood drive upcoming

From Press Reports


The road of life is often rocky and filled with unforeseen obstacles — like traumatic injuries, life-threatening injuries and major surgeries.

Blood donors help pave the way to recovery for patients by making sure blood is … Read more

Stotts addresses Mathiston Razmus Circle

From Church Reports


“Everything I learned came from Mr. Privette and Jimmie Lee Whitt,” laughed David Stotts, referring to two of his instructors at Wood Junior College.

Stotts, a 1972 graduate of Wood, now serves as the Mississippi Conference … Read more

EPD Report

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

Speeding, 21; suspended driver’s license, one; disregard for traffic device (stop sign), one; expired tag, one; no insurance, four; DUI-1st (0.21 percent BAC), one; disorderly conduct, two; curfew violation, one; junk … Read more