Mrs. Mackie Judith Kellum (Judy)

Eupora, Ms. Mrs. Mackie Judith Kellum (Judy), age 75, passed away on June 3, 2016 at the Golden LivingCenter in Eupora, Mississippi. Judy was a member of the Maben Methodist Church, a retired homemaker, loved her family and friends, love…

Jail docket

June 27 J.L. Palmertree, DOB 07-05-69, WM; Webster 9/Circuit: possession of controlled substance (MDOC hold). Tyrus McKinney, DOB 09-01-96, BM; Webster 6/Circuit: bond revoke (hold per Circuit judge). Billy Medders, DOB 02-02-71, WM; Eupora 1: trespassing. Joshua L. Kelly, DOB…

Graduation, dropout rates released

From Press & Staff Reports The Mississippi Department of Education has released the graduation rates for the 2015-16 school year, showing students earning standard diplomas in the state are at an all-time high. Districts showed a four-year graduation rate of…

Local students among MSU spring graduates

From Press Reports Mississippi State University has released the graduation list for the 2016 spring term for Webster County. Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU.…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I recently presented an informative speech about “The Prince” by Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) and gave my students copies of the speech’s preparation outline. In Chapter 24, Machiavelli is concerned with…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: July 3, 1941 Eudy Residence Struck by Lightning In the violent electric storm Thursday afternoon of last week, the A.L. Eudy residence, next door to the Post Office on Dunn…