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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…

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…

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…

Legals – 12/02/2015

NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF WEBSTER 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…

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.…

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.

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 11/25/15

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Man killed in single-car accident

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…

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…