Category: News

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…

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.

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…

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…

Legals – 06/17/15

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR A ZONE RECLASSIFICATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTIES IN THE CITY OF EUPORA, MISSISSIPPI WHEREAS, a change is desired in the zoning classification on previously zoned R-2, Medium-Density Residential District properties located in the Westwood Division, Lot…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 06/10/15

We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at bookkeeping@winstoncountyjournal.com with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this content as part of your print subscription. If…

Aldermen hear rezoning request

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Board of Aldermen has postponed action on rezoning request until a public hearing can be held. Governor A. Mays appeared before the board June 1 to request that lots 19, 20 and…

Kelly carries county in runoff

From Staff & Press Reports Trent Kelly carried Webster County on his way to winning the runoff for the vacant 1st District congressional seat. The Republican from Saltillo defeated Democrat Walter Zinn Jr. of Pontotoc in the June 2 special-election…

Parties work to resolve courthouse claim

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Parties involved in insurance litigation over Webster County’s burned courthouse continue to work to resolve the case. The county and Atlantic Specialty Insurance Co. have been engaged in litigation in federal court regarding…