New grand jury issues report

From Staff Reports

The new grand jury empaneled last week during the June term of Webster County Circuit Court has submitted a report of its investigation.

Grand jurors were empaneled June 20 at the Choctaw County Courthouse in Ackerman and … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan – Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

The works of American essayist and novelist Susan Sontag (1933-2004) strongly influenced experimental art during my childhood.

According to Eugene Garber’s article in the World Book Encyclopedia, Sontag is … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: June 26, 1941

Hail Storms Wreak Havoc

Two punishing hail storms visited two widely separated areas in Webster County late Monday afternoon and early evening and caused considerable damage to … Read more

‘Giraffes Can’t Dance’ at library

By Librarian Fran Smith

Webster County Library

Pre-K children came to the Webster County Library on June 22 to hear Ms. Pat read “Giraffes Can’t Dance” by Giles Andreae, a story about Gerald, the giraffe who dreads going to the … Read more

McLemore gives club 911 update

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County 911 Director Jimmy McLemore was guest speaker for the Eupora Rotary Club on May 24.

The 911 Center, which is located on the former Wood College campus in Mathiston, has eight full- … Read more

Love Bags donation

On behalf of the Eupora Rotary Club, President Hays Burchfield presents a $300 check to School Psychologist Kayla Turner to benefit the Love Bags program for less fortunate children in the Webster County Schools. Food, hygiene and personal care items … Read more