From Press Reports
Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Ice Industries announced Aug. 19 the company is expanding its operations in Grenada.
The expansion will be the company’s sixth since 2010. The project represents a corporate investment of $15 million … Read more
Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago: Aug. 29, 1940
Miss Phillips Gets Deserved Promotion
Miss Mildred Phillips, who for five years has been clerk of the Farm Security Administration offices here and assistant of Supervisor J.Y. … Read more
THURS, AUG. 27
4/5 p.m. — Ethel at French Camp
4/6 p.m. — Kemper Academy at Winston Academy
5 p.m. — Kosciusko at Noxapater
5:30/6:30 p.m. — Eupora at Philadelphia
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1:25 p.m., medical, East Walnut.
4:06 p.m., alarm, call, College Street.
7:36 p.m., property damage report, Maben PD responds.
10:10 p.m., reckless driver, Hwy. 82 West.
10:16 p.m., alarm, call, Carver Road.
11:02 p.m., medical, Hatcher … Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
What is iambic pentameter (eye-AM-bik pen-TAM-uh-tur)? Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary defines the noun iamb, which has been in English since 1586, as a metrical foot consisting of one short syllable … Read more
Students make UM honor roll
The University of Mississippi has released the names of students on its spring 2015 honor roll.
Four undergraduate students (as of the spring semester) from Webster County who earned a semester GPA of 3.75-4.00 were … Read more