Category: News

Vaughan named Crossroads Baptist pastor

In addition to serving as pastor of Crossroads Baptist in Choctaw County, Don Vaughan is general manager and morning personality of EMCC’s college radio station

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Don Vaughan writes a regular column for this publication, “Vaughan’s Vocabulary.” His column, most of you are familiar with, provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Vaughan has been named pastor at Crossroads … Read more

Both Webster County softball teams ranked

Bailie Springfield of East Webster drives the ball deep to the outfield.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Both high school softball teams from Webster County found themselves in the Jackson Clarion-Ledger’s final top 10 slow-pitch rankings that were released over the weekend.

Eupora (32-2), the MHSAA Class 2A State Champions, were … Read more

MSU Bulldogs travel to Missouri

From school reports
STARKVILLE – Mississippi State advanced in the national football polls on Sunday, climbing to No. 24 in the Associated Press Top 25 and moving into the Amway Coaches poll at No. 25.… Read more

‘United We Feed’ project launched Nov. 2

United Way leaders are launching a major food drive this week to help restock area food pantries and feed hungry families across a four-county area.

Sponsored by the United Way of North Central Mississippi in partnership with several business and … Read more

Drought disaster loan applications being accepted

“Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers and operators are available through the Chickasaw County Office of the Farm Service Agency,” James A. Love, FSA farm loan manager, said Oct. 27.… Read more

Time Capsules – 11/04/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Nov. 7, 1940

Didn’t Have to Hold His Nose But Once
Dr. W.A. Berryhill, Eupora longtime beloved “family” physician, nephew of Newton W. Berryhill, famous Backwoods poet, staunch American wit … Read more

East Central women’s soccer season ends in MACJC tourney

From school reports

The season ended for the East Central Community College women’s soccer team Friday with a heartbreaking 2-1 loss to the Pearl River Community College Lady Wildcats in two overtimes in the semifinals of the Mississippi Association of … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 11/04/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Listen to my two-hour morning show. Download the Tune In Radio app and find the station I am on by location: WGTC- Mayhew. At 7 o’clock, I play the national … Read more

911 Calls – 11/04/15

Oct. 26
1:35 p.m., tree and power line down, Hwy. 403; Mathiston Fire, Webster SO, MHP, 4-County EPA respond.
2:34 p.m., tree on power line, Hwy. 9; Natchez Trace EPA responds.
4:51 p.m., Fellowship Road; transferred to Choctaw County.
Oct. … Read more

Sports Schedules – 11/04/15

THURSDAY, NOV. 5
Prep Football
7 p.m. — Grenada at Neshoba Central
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Lamar School at Winston Academy
Junior High School Basketball
6 p.m. — East Webster at Winona… Read more