Library hosting ‘Magnolia Mud’ author


From Press Reports

Leakesville resident and sitting Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Randy Pierce will speak about and sign copies of his new novel, “Magnolia Mud,” (Dogwood Press, 2014) at the Webster County Public Library at 11:30 a.m. Monday.
Pierce, whose … Read more

Board approves funds transfer

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County School Board has approved the transfer of 16th Section interest funds into the Maintenance Fund.
Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar, according to the April 14 meeting minutes, presented a request from … Read more

EFUMC collecting items for tornado victims


Eupora First United Methodist Church is now collecting items to be sent to the Louisville and Tupelo areas to support the work of recovery from last week’s tornado.

I want to thank everyone for your patience during the search-and-rescue time. … Read more

Maben Farmers’ Market opens May 17


The Maben Farmers’ Market will open May 17.

This year the market will open each Saturday at 7:30 a.m., a half-hour later than last year, and will close at 10 a.m. The market will feature

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Make Mother’s Day the day you quit

From press reports

Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate moms. It is also a great time for moms to remember the important role they play in influencing the choices their kids make regarding tobacco use. Unfortunately, tobacco use among … Read more

Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

The last syllable of the word I have in mind (an adjective and a verb) has the sound of the word that sometimes follows “Name that.” Tell me the word … Read more