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Sullivan, York shine in Sunday scrimmage for Statesmen

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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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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, … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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… Read more

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.… Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

911 Calls – 08/19/15

Aug. 10
1:12 p.m., car parked in road, Hwy. 403; MHP responds.
3:16 p.m., medical, Madison Street, Mathiston; EMS, Mathiston FD respond.
4:53 p.m., dispute, Hill Street; Eupora PD responds.
6:40 p.m., reckless driver, Hwy 82; Webster SO responds.
8:50 … Read more