School Board awards shortfall note

From Staff Reports The Webster County School Board has approved a loan agreement to cover a revenue shortfall in 2015-16. The shortfall derived from lower-than-expected collections on ad valorem taxes for the fiscal year that ended June 30. The board…

Jail Docket

Sept. 20 Colin White, DOB 03-03-72, WM; Eupora 5: trespassing. Jerry Walker, DOB 09-06-91, WM; Eupora 7: hold for Choctaw (released to Ackerman PD on Sept. 20). Sept. 23 Steven Sanders, DOB 08-14-83, WM; Webster 8: bond revoke for petit…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary Throughout the month of October is Hamlet month in my theater class. In preparing for my lectures, I am reading a book titled “Hamlet: A User’s Guide” by Michael Pennington,…

My View ‘From My Window’

By Helen Neal Smith (Sept. 23) Well, since I wrote, a lot has happened — some good and some bad, as is with our life, day by day. The first day of autumn came yesterday with some good weather following,…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Sept. 25, 1941 New Grocery Store D.C. Hoover, genial present Texaco Service Station operator, will open a new grocery store in Eupora. The store known as the Hoover Grocery Co.…