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Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Recently I came upon the word cynosure, pronounced “SIGH-nuh-sure” or “SIN-uh-sure.” This noun means something that gets attention because of its brilliance and interest. Something that provides guidance or direction … Read more

Striped bass can grow as long as 6 feet

By James L. Cummins
Special to The Progress-Times

The striped bass (Morone saxatilis), or “striper,” is native to most of the East Coast and along portions of the Gulf of Mexico. While stripers mostly inhabit the whole coast surf, reefs, … Read more

Fireworks safety important for 4th of July

By Todd Shettles
NMMC-Eupora

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate so take the proper precautions and don’t make this holiday one to regret.
North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora offers … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled

by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
July 6, 1939

Crop Disaster Seen in County

Since last week’s report, the conditions have steadily gotten worse, and… Read more

Clarkson shooting ruled self-defense

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Investigators are calling a fatal shooting that occurred Saturday night in Clarkson an act of self-defense.
Sheriff Tim Mitchell said … Read more