Clegg biographer to speak at library


From Staff Reports

Ron Borne of Oxford, author of “Troutmouth: The Two Careers of Hugh Clegg,” will be the speaker at Friends of the Webster Library on Monday. The meeting begins at 11 a.m. at the Webster County Public Library … Read more

Mathiston FD awarded federal grant

From Press Reports

U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) on Monday reported that 16 Mississippi fire departments, including Mathiston’s, will receive more than $1.4 million in Assistance to Firefighters Grants to enhance their operations and safety efforts.

Administered by the Federal … Read more

Brooks graduates from MC Law School


From press reports

Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson has announced that Brittany Fay Brooks of Starkville graduated summa cum laude with a juris doctor on May 15.

The daughter of John Sandiford Brooks of Mathiston and Betty Fay … Read more

Celebrating the 4th



Regions Bank celebrates the Fourth of July with cookies and lemonade for its customers.

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Loyal subscriber celebrates her 90th birthday

Clara Collum Keller

For the WPT

Clara Collum Keller of Alexandria, Va., celebrated her 90th birthday on April 16.

Raised in Eupora, her father was a Collum and her mother was a Dean. She moved to the Washington area when she was 19 … Read more