Autism insurance bill passes House


By Emily Le Coz

The Clarion-Ledger



Legislation mandating insurance coverage for autism therapies passed the full House floor on Tuesday, an unprecedented step for a state that has previously rejected such bills despite the skyrocketing rate of autism.

“I’m … Read more

Calendar of events

Basic beekeeping workshop
Feb. 13

Come learn the basics of beekeeping at 6 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Eupora Depot.

Dr. Jeffery W. Harris, MSU Entomology Department, will… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

I like the Merriam-Webster Vocabulary Quiz available online. You can Google “Vocabulary Quiz- Merriam-Webster Online,” which takes you to a website on which you can take a 10-question quiz to … Read more

Jail docket

Feb. 4

Tameisha T. Powell, DOB 07-08-89, BF; G25: speeding 69/55, suspended DL and no insurance.… Read more

 MSU releases honors lists

Mississippi State University has released the dean’s and president’s lists for the 2013 fall semester for Webster County.

Students on the President’s List achieved … Read more

ES&S will support courthouse election

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


Webster County will hire a company to provide services for the special election on the question of replacing or rebuilding the courthouse.

Circuit Clerk Deborah Hood Neal and Deputy Clerk Wanda Robinson met … Read more

Time capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Feb. 16, 1939

Deer and Big Bull Are Partners

J.L. McGarrh and Fred McGarrh, father and son, good farmers of the Tomnolen Community, were displaying “Domino,” one of the finest … Read more

EPD reports

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during January:

Speeding, 15; no driver’s license, one; suspended driver’s license (implied consent), two; no proof of insurance, four; DUI-1st offense (zero tolerance), one; improper equipment, two; disregard for traffic device (stop sign), … Read more