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…

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…

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.

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.