Category: News

Time Capsules – 01/13/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Jan. 9, 1941

Blue Lite Café Opens

Mrs. Myrtle Gary Hitt, who for some time has been proprietress of “Nell’s Grill” on Highway 82, announces that she will open the … Read more

Church News – 01/13/2016

Kevin Spencer at Soul’s Haven
Kevin Spencer will be singing at Soul’s Haven Church at 6 p.m. Jan. 17. A love offering will be received.
Refreshments will be served in the fellowship hall immediately following the singing. The church is … Read more

Education notes – 01/13/2016

Hollenhead makes ICC honors list
Officials at Itawamba Community College have released the honors list for the 2015 fall semester.

Mamie E. Hollenhead of Mathiston was named to the president’s list, which includes those students with a 3.8-4.0 grade point … Read more

Holmes men, women roll past Hinds CC

From school reports

GOODMAN — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs finished their sweep of the Hinds Community College Bulldogs here Thursday night with a 79-91 non-division win.

With the win, the Bulldogs go to 9-3 on the season. The Holmes … Read more

Spread Jesus’ love one to another

From Liberty UMC

We bring you greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor.

The second Sunday in 2016 has been quite busy. Ella R. Dumas, lay servant at Liberty delivered our message. … Read more

Jail Docket – 01/13/2016

Jan. 6
Ryan Wills, DOB 12-03-93, WM; Webster 3: burglary of a dwelling (MDOC hold, Choctaw SO).
Jan. 8
Michael Johnson, DOB 04-27-74, WM; walk-in: court-ordered mittimus to serve five days.… Read more

Seger hopes tough schedule pays dividends for East Webster hoops

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The East Webster basketball teams looked to get a strong start in league play as they hosted Bruce on Tuesday and traveled to Vardaman for a non-league game on Friday this week.The EWHS boys … Read more

EMCC legend Randall Bradberry returns as AD

From school reports

SCOOBA – One of the most respected people among Mississippi’s junior college ranks is returning to the Scooba campus, as former East Mississippi Community College standout quarterback/head football coach Dr. Randall Bradberry has been hired as the … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 01/13/2016

Thanks from family of Charles Gary

The family of the late Charles E. Gary expresses its sincerest appreciation for the many acts of kindest shown during our time of bereavement, including the words of encouragement, prayers, food and flowers.… Read more

Local featured on Rural Voices Radio

From Press Reports

English students from East Mississippi Community College in Scooba are being featured on Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Rural Voices Radio program.… Read more