Today's Top Stories

For the third consecutive year, the University of Mississippi hosted the American Legion Boys State event on May 27.

Some 500 members of 4-County Electric Power Association attended the cooperative’s annual membership meeting Thursday, June 7, at the East Mississippi Community College auditorium in Mayhew.

There was a slight breeze at the Maben Farmers’ Market Saturday as the vendors set up their tables.

A Democratic Senate runoff will be in two weeks between state Rep. David Baria of Bay St. Louis and Howard Sherman of Lauderdale County.

Winston County native joins the Mississippi State University Extension Service staff in Winston County.

Local on ECCC Tennis Team

Team Depth, Desire Will Drive 2018 ECCC Tennis Teams 
The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams opened their 2018 spring seasons in February, both hoping that team depth and a desire to improve will carry them against formidable schedules.

Calendar of Events

Wild Hogs — 
Know the Enemy
Webster and Choctaw County Extension Services will have a program about wild hogs Tuesday at the Webster County Career and Technology Center in Eupora.
Dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the program to follow. There is no cost to attend.

911 Calls

Feb. 5
11:23 a.m., structure fire, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora FD, Walthall FD respond.
4:22  p.m., medical, Union Street, Mathiston; EMS, Mathiston FD respond.
5:17 p.m., alarm, Jackson Road; Webster SO responds.
6:45 p.m., stolen property, Hwy. 404; WSO responds.
Feb. 6

Vaughan's Vocabulary

My students and I are watching a recorded performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and giving presentations on “AMND” topics.
I signed up for the topic that’s listed first on the lengthy list of topics about this Shakespeare play: “Explain what’s happening with the eight characters in a room in the palace of Theseus.”