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 Blue…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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.

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…

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…

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.

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.