County adopts new budget

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Webster County supervisors approved a 2014 fiscal year budget last Friday that includes an increase in the ad valorem tax of a little over 1 mill.

The budget has total projected revenue of … Read more

Sports schedules

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13

Prep Football

7 p.m. — Choctaw County at Union

7 p.m. — East Webster at Houston

7 p.m. — Eupora at Coahoma AHS

7 p.m. — French Camp at Noxapater

7 p.m. — Philadelphia at Louisville… Read more

911 Calls

Sept. 2

4:31 p.m., car fire, East Old Hwy. 82; Mathiston FD, Webster SO respond.

5:07 p.m., stolen property, Calabrella Road; WSO responds.

10:56 p.m., dispute, West Fox Avenue; Eupora PD responds.

Sept. 3

1:01 a.m., trespassing, West Roane Avenue; … Read more

EPD reports

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during August:

Speeding, four; suspended driver’s license, five; no driver’s license, one; no tag, one; no insurance, two; seatbelt violation, one; noise ordinance violation, one; disregard for traffic device (ran school bus stop … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I remember the lyrics of a song from more than 30 years ago by the American music group Steely Dan. “They’ve got a name for the winners of the world. … Read more

Church news

Maben Church of

God yard sale

Maben Church of God youth will be having a yard sale Sept. 14 in the old Krystal’s parking lot in Starkville on Highway 12. Proceeds from the yard sale, which will begin early that … Read more