Webster County Storytime

The Webster County Library was bustling with the sounds of excited children as they arrived for storytime on Dec. 9. After visiting with friends, the children joined in singing “Jingle Bells,” “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “We Wish You a … Read more

‘10 Fat Turkeys’ at Maben storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

We read about “10 Fat Turkeys” during storytime at the Maben Public Library on Nov. 20.
These turkeys were fooling around on a fence. We counted down until no turkeys were left. The … Read more

God is the Promise Keeper

From Liberty UMC
Liberty United Methodist Church and the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor greet you again this week.
We have entered the third week of Advent. People all over the world are anticipating Christmas Day. Our pastor is preparing us for … Read more

Lesson learned from death on the farm

By Charlie Saunders

It was in the mid-’50s that this incident happened. All people mentioned are deceased and I can feel free to mention names and places that I can recall here 50 years later.
My brother Bill Gary was … Read more

It’s not too late to feed the birds

By James L. Cummins
Special to The Progress Times

Christmas is fast approaching and many of us are looking forward to visiting with family and friends and eating turkey and dressing (and for the record, my mother makes the best … Read more

Beauty wins

The 2015 Mister and Miss Mathiston pageant was held on November 21 in Bennett Hall on the former Wood College campus. We had a great turnout and got to see all the handsome little guys and a lot of beautiful … Read more