Category: News

Wicker, Bully, MSU volunteers join Walkers for the Golden Triangle Walk to End Alzheimer’s

STARKVILLE – Senator Roger Wicker will serve as the Honorary Champion at the Golden Triangle Walk to End Alzheimer’s in historic downtown Starkville, Saturday. Senator Wicker will join volunteers and advocates from across seven counties, including Webster County, for the…

Initiative 42, Alternative 42 compared

From Press Reports Two Mississippi public school support amendments will be on Tuesday’s general election ballot for consideration by voters statewide. The outcome could determine the future of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program, a law that provides a formula to…

Ole Miss Rebels take big win over Texas A&M

From school reports Saturday was supposed to be the return of Laremy Tunsil, but it was the Ole Miss ‘Landshark’ defense who stole the show. The swarming Rebel ‘D’ limited Texas A&M to just 192 yards of total offense and…

Church News – 10/28/15

Liberty UMC Liberty United Methodist Church will be selling barbecue plates Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. until the last plate is sold. Plates are $8 and include a chicken half, baked beans and coleslaw. Drinks are 50 cents and a…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/28/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I have on file an article by Katherine Schulten titled “12 Ways to Learn Vocabulary with The New York Times.” Schulten, the editor of The Learning Network, pointed out that…

Aldermen approve water meter purchase

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The purchase of additional radio-read water meters was discussed at length during previous meetings of the Eupora Board of Aldermen. The city began the process of converting to an automatic meter reading system three…

MSU ranked No. 25 after big SEC win over Kentucky

From school reports Mississippi State returned to the Associated Press Top 25 poll as the Bulldogs are ranked No. 25 following a 42-16 win over Kentucky on Saturday night. State (6-2, 2-2 Southeastern Conference) received 103 points and is ranked…

Time Capsules – 10/28/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Oct. 31, 1940 Salt Creek News: Mrs. Emma Pittman of Eupora has been visiting friends and relatives in this community. She spent several days with Mrs. Rosalie Wilson, who has…

E911 calls – 10/28/15

Oct. 19 10:25 a.m., welfare check, Scarbrough Road, Bellefontaine; Webster SO responds. 12:07 p.m., reckless driver, Hwy. 82, Mathiston; WSO responds. 2:43 p.m., alarm, North Dunn Street; Eupora PD responds. 5:13 p.m., grass fire, Robertson Farm Road; Mantee FD, Mathiston…

Calendar of Events – 10/28/15

Governor’s Job Fair Thursday Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster counties will host a Governor’s Job Fair at the Choctaw County Community Center at 898 College St. in Ackerman from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 29. Job opportunities will be available in many…