Nurse sentenced for Medicaid fraud

From Press & Staff Reports A Chickasaw County nurse is going to prison for Medicaid fraud and illegally taking controlled substances from three different patients in Eupora, Attorney General Jim Hood announced last week. Cheryl Renee Hamblet, 41, of Houston,…

E911 calls

June 13 10:09 a.m., medical, Cumberland Road; EMS responds. 12:21 p.m., medical, EMS, Mathiston Fire Department respond. 1:21 p.m., reckless driver, Old Walthall Road; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds. 7:57 p.m., domestic, Hwy. 15; WSO responds. 10:16 p.m., burglary alarm, Hwy.…

Calendar of Events

Master Gardeners Garden Tour The Master Gardeners of Winston County will sponsor a free garden tour from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 25. View three different garden styles as well as the Extension Center’s vegetable plots. Homes on this year’s tour…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: June 19, 1941 Happy Creek News: Mr. and Mrs. Leo Stafford and daughter spent Sunday with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charley Salley. Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. W.H.…

Summer Reading Program

Pam Awad was the volunteer for the Summer Reading Program at Webster County Library on June 14. She read “Bernstein Bears and Too Much Junk Food.” Pam discussed various food we have around this area and why we need to…