Category: News

Weir Presbyterian to host special program

From press reports Mark you calendars for a special program at Weir Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. Dr. Alfonse Javed, Director of Outreach & Evangelism at Calvary Baptist Church in New York City, will speak about…

Sullivan, York shine in Sunday scrimmage for Statesmen

The Delta State University football team scrimmaged for the first time this fall for more than an hour Sunday, Aug. 16 at Parker Field-McCool Stadium. Coach Todd Cooley and his staff engineered the 115-play scrimmage in near-record time in front…

EMCC Lions looking for fresh challenges during 2015 season

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal SCOOBA — You won’t hear East Mississippi Community College head football coach Buddy Stephens utter the words “defending champions” very often. The veteran coach, entering his eighth season at EMCC, says what’s in the…

USM, ECCC combine to offer fall softball camps

From school reports East Central Community College and University of Southern Mississippi softball coaches are teaming up to offer both skills and pitching camps on the Decatur campus this fall. An All Skills Camp will be held Sept. 14, 21,…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 08/19/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. In the early 1990s, Vaughan’s Vocabulary began on radio and made the transition to the newspaper. I am excited that it has returned to the radio. At the college, where…

Editorial Roundup – 08/19/15

This just doesn’t seem right By Charlie Dunagin Editor McComb Enterprise Journal You’d think the state auditor’s office would have more pressing business than harassing former Waveland police officers who lost their weapons in Hurricane Katrina and had them replaced…

Sports Schedules – 08/19/15

THURSDAY, AUG. 20 Prep Softball 4/6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Kemper Academy 4:30/6 p.m. — Grenada at East Webster 4:30/6 p.m. — French Camp Academy at Winona 5 p.m. — Noxapater at Ethel

Jail Docket – 08/19/15

Aug. 11 Brenda Conley, DOB 10-24-82, BF; Webster 9: domestic violence and contempt of court. Okittia Agnew, DOB 07-14-86, BF; Webster 9: DHS warrant and petit larceny warrant. Aug. 12 Kervin Bell, DOB 12-08-65, BM; SO3: contempt of court/child support.

Regions named most reputable bank in survey

From Press & Staff Reports Regions Bank has the best reputation among top U.S. banks according to a survey from advisory firm Reputation Institute and the American Banker Magazine. Regions Bank has an “excellent” reputation ranking, as defined by the Reputation Institute, and received the highest…

Time Capsules – 08/19/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Aug. 22, 1940 Andy Gump Vegetable Creating unusual interest in the windows of The Webster Progress office this week was a freak in the way of an eggplant grown by…