News

Carl Jackson concert features rising stars

Jackson

From staff and press reports

 

Virginia natives Sarah and Savannah Church of the Church Sisters will be performing at Winston County’s Annual Carl Jackson “Home for Christmas” concert on December 14, 2013.

Sarah and Savannah Church’s musical careers began … Read more

Crenshaw family receive posthumous awards

Hunter and Burchfield present an American Police Hall of Fame Medal of Honor Award plaque and Medal of Honor to Larry Crenshaw (center) in honor of the late Keith Crenshaw.

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Even weeks after the tragic passing of Eupora Police Officer Keith Crenshaw, love and support for the Crenshaw family is still being shown in all types of ways.

Police Chief Gregg Hunter and … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
vocabulary.

I have been studying Act I of “The Life and Death of King John” in which guests come to the palace.

First, Chatillon, an ambassador from France, refers to John’s … Read more

San Diego Padres trade for Eupora’s Jones

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Former Eupora High School and Mississippi State University pitching standout Devin Jones has been acquired by the San Diego Padres from the Baltimore Orioles.

Jones was 4-7 with a 5.84 ERA in 24 … Read more

Obituaries

Mary E. Green

Nov. 21, 2013

Services for Mary E. Green, 76, were Nov. 23, 2013, at Crossroads Church of God of Prophecy with the Rev. Sam Edwards officiating. Burial was in Ebenezer Cemetery at Grady.

She was born March … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Dec. 1, 1938

Johnston Re-elected High Ice Executive

J.B. Johnston, owner of ice plants here and in several neighboring cities, was named again on the board of directors of the … Read more

Church News

Christmas Gala

World Harvest Outreach Ministries will be hosting a Christmas Gala, “Celebrating the Birth of Christ,” at 6 p.m. Dec. 1. This will be a candlelight service with holiday music and dance by World Harvest Praise Team and Ensemble.… Read more

Visit Winston County to get taste of Italy on Dec. 8

From staff and press reports

 

“An Italian Palate” is a cookbook, travelogue and artistic portfolio in one.

The creative collaboration between Hattiesburg chef Robert St. John and Clinton artist Wyatt Waters gives readers a taste of Italy in recipes, … Read more

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, NOV. 29

Prep Football

7 p.m. — French Camp at Stringer

7 p.m. — Louisville at Charleston

Men’s College Basketball

TBA — Ole Miss vs. Georgia Tech in Brooklyn

6 p.m. — USM at Louisville

Women’s College Basketball

TBA … Read more