Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 04/22/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I recently encountered what I call vocabulary building homophones, advanced words that have the same pronunciation but different meanings.

Typically homophones have only a one-letter difference, and this can be … Read more

National Champion EMCC to host three summer football camps

From school reports

Three-time NJCAA Champion East Mississippi Community College is scheduled to conduct three separate summer football camps during the month of June on the Scooba campus.

Having claimed three NJCAA National Championships over the past four seasons, the … Read more

Lady Eagles expected to open playoffs Thursday

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Eagles began this week’s play hoping to keep the playoffs in the windshield and bad weather in the rearview mirror.

“There has just been so much rain that it has hurt us,” … Read more

Time Capsules – 04/22/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: April 25, 1940

Aircraft Warning in Webster County
Capt. Thomas W. Mumford of the U.S. Army Coast Artillery Corps, was in Webster County on Monday completing plans for establishing an … Read more

District and high schools rank high in survey

From Press & Staff Reports

The Webster County School District and its two high schools rank among the best in Mississippi, according to the 2015 Niche Rankings.

An online evaluation service, Niche.com ranks more than 100,000 public and private schools … Read more

Lady Wolverines take dramatic win over Smithville

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School used a bases-loaded, walk-off single by Autumn Frost in the bottom of the seventh inning to take a 4-3 win over Smithville on Monday night and … Read more