Category: News

It’s harvest time: what quality of fruit is on your branch?

By Bro. J.B Rowe

John 15:1-3 (KJV), Jesus is speaking: “I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
“Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Malvina McCool Moore

December 22, 1911 – November 26, 2015

The Beehive in Louisville, MS. She was the daughter of the late Dick Cauthen McCool and Ozella Miller McCool of Canton, MS.

Following graduation from Canton High School she went on to attend … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Darrell Lester Bland

Mr. Darrell Lester Bland, 61, retired U.S. Navy Reserve, died November 22, 2015 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Born October 31, 1954 in Salina KS, second child of Francis Lavern Bland and Imelda Zane (South) Bland of Cumberland … Read more

Legals – 12/02/2015




Cause No: 2015-132-C

Letters of Testamentary have been granted and issued to the undersigned upon the Estate of Francis Lavern Bland, Deceased, by the Chancery Court of Webster County, Mississippi, on … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Jimmie L. Smith

Jimmie L. Smith, 70, of Vidor, Texas, passed away on November 20, 2015, in Orange, Texas.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm, Sunday, December 6, 2015, at First Baptist Church in Vidor. Officiating will be Reverend Terry Wright. … Read more

Obituaries – 12/02/2015

Mr. Clarence Eiland
November 21, 2015

Funeral services for Mr. Clarence Eiland, 75, will be held at Rockport United Methodist Church in Ackerman December 2, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Adarryl Brown officiated. Burial at Rockport United Methodist Church Cemetery.… Read more

Man killed in single-car accident

A Walthall Fire Department crew works with extrication equipment to remove the victim of last week’s one-car accident on Highway 9 near Dorroh Road. Jack Dee Sims of Calhoun City died at the scene when his car hit a culvert and flipped.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A 58-year-old Calhoun City man was killed in a one-car wreck last week north of Bellefontaine near the Webster/Calhoun County line.

Jack Dee Sims was driving a white 2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo southbound on … Read more

CMI oversight of Head Start halted

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson and Tish Butts
The Winona Times

WINONA – Head Start and Early Head Start classes in Montgomery, Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Holmes and Webster counties were temporarily suspended after the federal Office of Head Start suspended Central … Read more