Month: March 2014

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary What is a word that if you discard one vowel and add another you would have a noun meaning a body of soldiers? What you have before the change means…

Wilson inducted into honor society

From press reports The honor society of Phi Kappa Phi has announced that Melissa Wilson of Mathiston has been initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. She was initiated…

Are you resting or laboring? Yoke up with Jesus

By the Rev. J.B. Rowe Scripture: Matthew 11:28-30 — “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. “Take my yoke upon you, and

Obituary – James Chester Rhodes

March 20, 2014 Services for James Chester Rhodes of Millport, Ala., were March 24, 2014, at Welch Funeral Home in Maben with the Rev. Tommy Temple officiating. Burial was in

Training slated for childcare providers

From Press Reports The Center for Education Innovation is introducing its Mississippi Alliance of Early Learning Resources online resource program statewide through training events aimed at giving childcare providers and educators easy, low-cost access to a host of services and…

Plan your vegetable garden now

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly MSU Horticulture Specialists Winter won’t let go, but most cool-season crops are able to withstand temperatures just below freezing. There is no need to cover most of the cool-season things we have in their…

911 calls

March 17 2:01 p.m., medical, Old Hwy. 15; EMS, Maben FD respond.

Time for a game that can be played indoors

By Marica Bernstein Books Bygone “We decided that there should be a game that could be played indoors in the evening and during the winter season. … I tried to modify some of the existing games… but failed.” Since all…

Letter to the editor – Can we afford not to restore?

To the citizens of Webster County: I spend a lot of time thinking about the pros and cons of building a new county courthouse vs. restoring the old one and, incidentally, I do appreciate our board of supervisors allowing