God gives us the victory

From Liberty UMC

Greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church and our pastor, the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor.

The fourth Sunday of Easter’s message was another inspirational one. The title was “Can God Count on You?” supported by the scripture from Judges … Read more

Correction – 04/27/2016

The two photos accompanying the April 13 article “2 face burglary, narcotics charges” had incorrect last names under each. Tracey Collum was incorrectly identified as “Lovelace” and Chris Lovelace was incorrectly identified as “Collum.”… Read more

Church hosting bluegrass gospel concert

From Church Reports

On May 1 at 6 p.m., the Mathiston United Methodist Church will host Alan Sibley and the Magnolia Ramblers in a bluegrass gospel music performance.

Sibley is a Mississippi native who began his career in music playing … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 04/27/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Occasionally I like featuring challenging questions whose answers are vocabulary-building words. What’s the word that can be found right in the middle of the name of Uruguay’s capital that means … Read more

EWHS powerlifter takes third in state

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Antaurayon Johnson of East Webster High School took third place in the 275-pound division of the MHSAA Class 2A State Powerlifting Championships that were held at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson last weekend.… Read more

Church News – 04/27/2016

Fellowship Baptist spring yard sale
Fellowship Baptist Church of Mathiston’s first spring yard sale will continue on April 22 and 23.
Many infant and children’s clothes, nice adult clothing and a wide variety of things are for sale. Rain or … Read more

Holmes Bulldogs battling to make MACJC playoffs

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs split two games with No. 7 Meridian Community College on the road Saturday. Holmes won game one, 7-4, and fell 4-3, in game two.

Earlier in the week the Bulldogs swept homestanding … Read more

Jail Docket – 04/20/2016

April 12
Wesley C. Weeks, DOB 09-13-69, WM; Webster 6: possession of precursors with intent to manufacture, tampering with physical evidence and child endangerment.
Lilly Ethel Gann, DOB 06-03-66, WF; Webster 6: possession of precursors with intent to manufacture, child … Read more

Lady Wolverines take big win over rivals

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The East Webster High School fast-pitch softball team completed its regular season sweep over arch-rival Eupora with a 12-2 win over EHS last Tuesday. Earlier in the month EW beat Eupora 1-0 in eight … Read more