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Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Operas are an important part of our culture. “Another Opening, Another Show” by Tom Markus and Linda Sarver points out that opera was born in the Renaissance when the Florentine…

Maben CofC launches new website

From Press Reports   The Maben Chamber of Commerce has a newly renovated website. Information including visiting Maben, local education and recreation are included in a more “user-friendly” manner according to Shaun Nygard, president of the Maben Chamber of Commerce.…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Jan. 12, 1939 County Road to be Paved Webster’s County seat will be connected with the state priority system of paved highways if no right-of-way complications are involved. Word was…

Mathiston Civic League active in December

By Betty Jeffcoats, President Civic League of Mathiston   Mathiston’s 2013 Christmas Parade, which was held Dec. 14, was a huge success. The theme for our parade was “A Christmas to Remember” and conjured up thoughts of Christmases past. Our…

Eagles looking for offense to get back into gear

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   Eupora High School first-year boys basketball coach Danya Turner knew his Eagles were going to be a little rusty coming out of Christmas Break, but even he was a little surprised with what…

911 calls

Dec. 27 1:09 p.m., alarm, North Gold Street; Eupora PD responds. 2:40 p.m., medical, Vickers Road; EMS, coroner, WSO respond. 3:44 p.m., B&E, highways 182 and 9; EPD responds. 3:45 p.m., disturbance, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive; Webster SO responds.…

Jail Docket

Dec. 28 Robert McCarter, DOB 07-14-75, BM; self: court order to serve weekends. Dec. 31 Courtney N. Harrison, DOB 11-07-88, WF; F&W 288: trespassing and headlighting. Joshua R. Pittman, DOB 10-27-93, WM; F&W 288: trespassing and headlighting. Shane Thompson, DOB…

Supervisors rehire county employees

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress-Times   The Webster County Board of Supervisors rehired all county employees during its first meeting of 2014 this past Monday at the Justice Court courtroom. The Board of Supervisors voted on Jan. 6 to…

Mt. Zion News

Bro. Halford brought the messages on Sunday. The youth fro the church went to Connect Conference Dec. 27-29 in Sevierville, Tenn., with Melissa Cooper and Sue Vance. They showed pictures Sunday and spoke about their trip. Abbie Rico celebrated her…

Take soil temperature to determine planting time

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly Extension Horticulture Specialists Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director   Few vegetables withstand temperatures below 15 degrees. The good thing about Mississippi weather is that you can plant some more after the cold…