Time Capsules – 12/02/2015

75 Years Ago: Dec. 5, 1940

Taylor Brothers in Selling Event
Taylor Brothers, large Eupora department store, this week is announcing by way of a double-page advertisement in this issue of The Progress a great price-smashing sale of Christmas and … Read more

Ackerman native seeks eighth state championship

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Ricky Woods, who has won seven state football championships during his head coaching career including titles at Ackerman High School in 1997 and 2001, says that winning state championships wasn’t his first priority when … Read more

County’s unemployment rate unchanged

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.7 percent in October, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The revised jobless rate for September was also 6.7 percent, while unemployment was at 8.2 … Read more

Jail Docket – 12/02/2015

Nov. 23
Michael Owens, DOB 04-19-83, BM; Webster 5: possession of controlled substance with intent.
Nov. 24
Christopher Halsdorf, DOB 01-09-81, WM; Eupora 7: public drunk and disorderly conduct.

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Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/02/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I am reading a book titled “Hamlet: A User’s Guide” by Michael Pennington, who has performed in “Hamlet, Prince of Denmark” numerous times throughout three decades.

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