Category: News

Jail Docket – 06/03/15

May 26 Kenneth W. Douglas, DOB 02-22-60,WM; Webster 3: bond revoked: possession of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance.

Exploring Summer Stars at Rainwater Observatory

From press reports Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this summer season called “EXPLORING SUMMER STARS “. This presentation will be given on Friday, June 12, 2015, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher…

Defending National Champion Lions set to open season Aug. 27

From school reports SCOOBA – Winners of three of the last four NJCAA football championships, East Mississippi Community College will bid to make additional NJCAA history when the Lions hit the field for their 2015 football campaign. Entering the upcoming…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 06/03/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Every so often I feature mind benders, as it were, like the following: What’s the adjective whose first syllable is part of a simile that has clear, and this adjective means…

Local athletes set to play in MAC All-Star events

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The East Webster duo of Madison Flemings and Bailie Springfield are scheduled to take part in the Mississippi Association of Coaches 2014-15 All-Star Fast-Pitch Softball Event this Saturday at Jones County Junior College in…

Locals among EMCC grads

East Mississippi Community College held spring 2015 graduation ceremonies May 8 and 9 at its Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses. The ceremonies included more than 500 academic and career-technical students who graduated from the Scooba, Golden Triangle, Columbus Air Force…

911 Calls – 06/03/15

May 25 3:04 p.m., MVA, Hwy. 15; MHP responds. 6:44 p.m., Patridge Street; transferred to Oktibbeha. 6:58 p.m., disturbance, Draine Road; Webster SO responds. 9:45 p.m., medical; EMS responds. May 26

Mother’s memories of childhood shared

By Michael Brannon My late mother, as many of you know, loved to write. She wrote letters, poems, stories and memories. In her honor I am going to share her childhood memories (in installments). Mother faced many challenges in her…

Are you qualified to serve in Kingdom of God?

By Bro. J.B. Rowe During certain times of the year political offices have a change in leadership. Positions open from the lowest level of service unto the highest. Each position has its own guidelines or qualifications, towns, cities, counties, regions,…