Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/17/14

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I encourage you to visit the website titled Reader’s Digest: Word Power. This webpage provides vocabulary building words from the monthly family magazine’s “Word Power” column, audio pronunciations of each … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 12/17/14

Bailey thanks Eagle Scout project helpers
My name is William “Brett” Bailey and I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank all those who helped make my Eagle Scout service project a huge success.

I started my project to … Read more

Area students graduate from EMCC in December

East Mississippi Community College held 2014 fall graduation ceremonies Dec. 12 at its Scooba and Golden Triangle campuses.

The ceremonies included students who graduated during the summer and fall semesters at the Scooba, Golden Triangle, Columbus Air Force Base, Naval … Read more

911 Calls – 12/17/14

Dec. 8
7:25 a.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds.
9:58 a.m., alarm, Hwy. 404; Webster SO responds.
1:10 p.m., MVA, Hwy. 82; MHP, WSO responds.
1:59 p.m., medical, Mt. Vernon Road; EMS responds.
11:22 p.m., … Read more

Obituaries – 12/17/14

Mary Catherine Brewer
Dec. 12, 2014
Graveside services for Mary Catherine Brewer, 77, were Dec. 14, 2014, at Enon Cemetery in Ackerman with the Rev. Danny Irvin officiating.

She was born Sept. 13, 1937, in Memphis, Tenn. Mrs. Brewer was … Read more