Hope Outdoors deer hunt this weekend


By Gwen Sisson

It was one of those moments when he knew he was called to be in ministry with the Hope Outdoors organization.

In 2010, Stephen “Opie” Thomas of Tupelo had a family call to set up a deer … Read more

‘Asleep in the Stable’ library story

Having fun at the Maben Public Library’s storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

The story Dec. 12 at the Maben Public Library was all about the birth of Jesus. The book was titled “Asleep in the Stable.”

It was told from a baby owl’s point of … Read more

FBC Eupora’s Christmas cantata set for Sunday


By Gwen Sisson

This year’s Christmas cantata, “Christmas is Jesus,” at First Baptist Church of Eupora is “a reminder to all of us that Christmas really is about Jesus and only Jesus.”

“We get so caught up in the busyness … Read more

Webster County residents help at OCC Center in Atlanta

Those attending the mission trip to the Operation Christmas Child Distribution Center in Atlanta are (not in order as pictured) Faye Griffin, Willie Ree Williamson, Johnnie Oswald, Joette Tillman, Willette Stidham, Gerry Hood, Teresa Gholston, Betty Greene, Robert Burdine, Butch Stewart, Rhonda Smith, Reba Thompson, Linda Stidham, Lana Reed, Kimberly Flora, Ann Earnest, Faye Dewberry, Willene Hollis, Sam Stone, Ann Stone, Marilynn Brown and Kelley Chandler.


By Gwen Sisson

Whether this was the 11th trip or the first, the Operation Christmas Child volunteers who helped Dec. 1-3 at the OCC Distribution Center in Atlanta will never be the same.

About 23 volunteers from eight churches … Read more