Category: News

Mathiston Veterans Memorial dedication Sunday

From Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer This is the second of a two-part series giving the biographies of the 19 veterans that are on the new war memorial in Mathiston. The Mathiston Veterans Memorial, located between the town’s

Vaughan named Crossroads Baptist pastor

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…

Both Webster County softball teams ranked

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…

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.

‘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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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.…