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Friends of the Library

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A rainy Monday afternoon limited the number of attendees at the February meeting of Friends of Webster Library. Janet Brown, author of “Deadly Visits,” spoke to the small gathering Feb. 10. Visiting with Brown (center) are Mary Vickers and Anna Knight. The next meeting will be March 9 at 1:30 p.m



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Basics of the Heart

Basics of the Heart at the Winston County Extension Office

Thursday, February 27 at 10:00am

Attendees will learn:

-Heart disease basics

-Healthy habits to a healthy heart

-What numbers mean to your heart

-Sample a heart healthy air fryer recipe






SkillsUSA winners

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The WLCTC SkillsUSA chapter attended the SkillsUSA Regional conference at ECCC in Decatur, Mississippi, February 7, 2020.

 The following students placed:

 ·      Bradshaw Adcock, Taylor Higginbotham, and Tyson Nicols won 2nd Place in Welding Fabrication.

 ·   Sadie Steed won 2nd Place in Job Interview.


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Auditor Arrests Former Director of DHS and Co-Conspirators in Largest Public Embezzlement Case in State History

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JACKSON, Miss. – Special agents from the office of State Auditor Shad White have arrested John Davis, the former Director of the Mississippi Department of Human Services (DHS); former DHS employee Latimer Smith; Dr.







Mississippi Senate Sends Teacher Pay Raise Bill to the House with Unanimous Support

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Jackson, Miss. — The Mississippi Senate unanimously approved and co-authored legislation raising teacher pay by $1,000.  New teachers with a bachelor’s degree and other qualifications would receive a $1,110 increase, raising starting teacher pay in the state to at least $37,000 a year.




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Bagging the Big Bucks Mississippi Lottery's First Big Winner

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JACKSON, MISS. – David Bond, 65, of Wiggins woke up Monday prepared to start his Thanksgiving week like any other. He was going deer hunting.

“I wasn’t going to go hunting at first,” he said. “I went to town for supplies at the Jr Food Mart in Wiggins and bought five tickets, all Triple 7s. Then, I went hunting.”



Eupora Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing and Discharging a Weapon at Eupora High School

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OXFORD – A Eupora man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his

illegal possession and discharge of a weapon on the campus of Eupora High School in March of

2018. Nathaniel Cole Breazeale, 20, was sentenced Monday afternoon by Chief U.S. District




Rotary Program

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The Louisville Rotary Club speaker for July 17 was Officer Sean Holdiness, the newly appointed Chief of Police in Louisville. He gave a very interesting program on service. Holdiness spoke on military service, law enforcement service, service in the church and ways each person can use their talents to serve a community and others.






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Bagging the Big Bucks Mississippi Lottery's First Big Winner

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JACKSON, MISS. – David Bond, 65, of Wiggins woke up Monday prepared to start his Thanksgiving week like any other. He was going deer hunting.

“I wasn’t going to go hunting at first,” he said. “I went to town for supplies at the Jr Food Mart in Wiggins and bought five tickets, all Triple 7s. Then, I went hunting.”



Eupora Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing and Discharging a Weapon at Eupora High School

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OXFORD – A Eupora man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his

illegal possession and discharge of a weapon on the campus of Eupora High School in March of

2018. Nathaniel Cole Breazeale, 20, was sentenced Monday afternoon by Chief U.S. District









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