Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
vocabulary.

Beverly Bremers, an actress, singer and teacher graciously gave me a phone interview. She told me the interesting story about how she got roles in the Broadway musical “Hair. Her … Read more

Birth

Maddison Nichole Jensen

Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Jensen of Sanford, Fla., proudly announce the birth of their first child. She has been given the name Maddison Nichole Jensen.

“Maddie” arrived on Sept. 14, 2013, at Minnie Palmer’s Woman’s Hospital in … Read more

County unemployment 11.5 percent in October

From Staff Reports

 

Webster County’s unemployment rate was 11.5 percent in October, compared to 11.6 percent in September.

The county’s unemployment rate was 11.1 percent in October 2012. The 12-month moving average unemployment shows Webster County at 12.5 percent.… Read more

Obituaries

Herbert Doyle

Atkinson Sr.

Nov. 29, 2013

Graveside services for Herbert Doyle Atkinson Sr., 58, of Ackerman were Dec. 4, 2013, at Enon Cemetery with the Rev. James Little officiating.

He was born June 21, 1955, in Georgia. Mr. Atkinson … Read more

MHGC announces Christmas Lighting Contest

For the WPT

 

The Maben Home and Garden Club announces its plans for the annual Christmas Lighting Contest for the Maben area.

The contest will be Dec. 19, with judging to start at 5:30 p.m.

First, second, third and … Read more

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, DEC. 6

Prep Football

11 a.m. — MHSAA Class 1A State Championship: French Camp vs. Stringer

3 p.m. — MHSAA Class 2A State Championship: Calhoun City vs. Bassfield

4 p.m. — MAIS All-Star Football Game at Mississippi College

7:30 … Read more