Letter to editor

Thanks the many who helped with Sisson benefit Thank you for your help and considerations in the development of the benefit we had June 4 at Bellefontaine for our own Gwen Sisson. The beautiful smiling, gracious, inspirational Gwen herself starred…

Returning to great

(Editor’s note: As a journalist, I do understand that unless you are Jonathan Swift you should not use sarcasm in your writing yet I have.) A presumptive presidential nominee has implied that America is no longer great and while I…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. In Scene 5 of Act IV in William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet: Prince of Denmark,” Laertes, like a roaring lion, enters the new Danish king’s throne room demanding answers over the mysterious…

EPD Report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during May: Speeding, nine; suspended driver’s license (implied consent), two; suspended driver’s license, four; no proof of liability insurance, four; seatbelt violation, one; careless driving, one; noise violation, two; DUI-second offense, one; property…

Ferguson, Mason honored upon retirements

From Staff Reports Phil Ferguson and James Mason were honored with a retirement reception in the Webster County School District boardroom on May 19. Before Ferguson came to Webster County Schools, he was a teacher/coach at Bruce High School, head…

NEMBCA games include local standout

From Press Reports Booneville was the epicenter for Hill Country hoops as a group of recent graduates came to town for their final outings at the prep level. Northeast Mississippi Community College served as a co-host for the 12th annual…