Month: January 2015

No. 2 ranked Lady Wolverines improve to 16-0 on season

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress-Times The Lady Wolverines, ranked No. 2 in MHSAA Class 2A according to the Jackson Clarion-Ledger, improved their season record to 16-0 with three wins last week, including a 50-36 win over Taylorsville in the Mid-Mississippi…

A child is born — to form a one-world government

By Bro. J.B. Rowe America and some parts of the world have just celebrated the birth of Jesus Christ, the only begotten son of God and savior of all who believe and obey him! “Trust God and obey, for there…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 1/28/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Try the table technique for mastering vocabulary-building words. In Microsoft Word click Table, then Insert Table. You’ll need four columns and 21 rows to begin with, and as you add…

911 Calls – 1/28/15

Jan. 19 11:27 a.m., medical, Tank Hill Road; EMS responds. 1:57 p.m., medical, Reed Road; Eupora EMS, Mathiston FD respond. 5:18 p.m., suspicious activity, Westwood Drive; Eupora PD responds. 7:44 p.m., medical, Hodges Drive; EMS, Eupora FD respond. 8:29 p.m.,…

Time Capsules – 01/28/15

75 Years Ago: Jan. 25, 1940 Cold Weather Stops Activity After an 11-day period of below-freezing temperatures, a 24-hour snow storm started Monday afternoon. Although the fall of flakes was never heavy, yet they fell steadily all Monday night and…

Local faces Winona prescription fraud charge

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson Editor and Publisher The Winona Times WINONA – Two men are facing charges for forging prescriptions. John Liggins, 48, of Eupora and Patrick Dudley, 52, of Starkville will face the action of a Montgomery County grand…

Old Sports Dude: Mid-Mississippi Challenge worth the time, travel

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress-Times Ackerman may have a population of just a busload or two over 1,500, but in late January the Choctaw County town becomes the center of girls high school basketball in Mississippi. Since 2007 Gary Beals…

Correction 1/28/15

Peyton Mitchell was among students on East Webster High School’s A/B Honor Roll for the second nine weeks. His full name was not listed in the Honor Roll published Jan. 21.

Dunlap, Ford featured artists in exhibit

From Press Reports New artwork of Mathiston native William Dunlap will be featured alongside the photography of Michael Ford as part of a one-night-only pop-up exhibition at the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson. The Museum After Hours exhibition will…

Studio 57 Salon

Participating in the ribbon cutting for Studio 57 Salon of Eupora are Ward 1 Alderman James Shaw, Dawn Hunt, owner Nancy Hall, Franny Buford and Mayor Dan Burchfield. Studio 57 Salon is located at 57 Gwenn Ray Drive, and is…