Category: News

Live long: become tobacco-free

From Press Reports

May 31 was World No Tobacco Day — a day to support those who have made the choice to live tobacco-free.
Everyone needs support and a cheerleader who will continue to push them toward success. The Tobacco-Free … Read more

Correction – 06/17/15

The Webster County Board of Supervisors voted in April to allow and direct the Justice Court clerk to issue summonses in the Justice Court case of State vs. William “Bill” Baker Jr. (Bill Baker), and to hold a trial in … Read more

Calendar of Events – 06/17/15

Political rally at Walthall FD
The Walthall Fire Department will host a political rally from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 20.

In addition to candidate speeches, the rally will feature musical entertainment from Long Time Coming. Barbecue sandwiches, hamburgers and hotdogs … Read more

June Circuit Court term underway

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The June term of Webster County Circuit is underway in Ackerman with Circuit Judge Joey Loper presiding. A new grand jury was empaneled Monday at the Choctaw County Courthouse.

Defendants on the docket during … Read more

More of mama’s childhood memories

By Viola Dew Brannon

We moved into a small town when I was 9 so I could attend school. My parents would not let me walk the seven miles from our farm to the nearest school.

It took me three … Read more

‘Lunch Brunch’ meets Thursday

Don’t forget the monthly “Lunch Bunch” meets at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at FUMC-Eupora.

Bring picnic-type food (sandwiches, potato salad) and we’ll have an indoor picnic in the fellowship hall. Anticipate a special guest for our program.… Read more

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