Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 06/03/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Every so often I feature mind benders, as it were, like the following: What’s the adjective whose first syllable is part of a simile that has clear, and this adjective … Read more

Local athletes set to play in MAC All-Star events

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The East Webster duo of Madison Flemings and Bailie Springfield are scheduled to take part in the Mississippi Association of Coaches 2014-15 All-Star Fast-Pitch Softball Event this Saturday at Jones County Junior College in … Read more

Locals among EMCC grads

East Mississippi Community College held spring 2015 graduation ceremonies May 8 and 9 at its Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses.

The ceremonies included more than 500 academic and career-technical students who graduated from the Scooba, Golden Triangle, Columbus Air Force … Read more

911 Calls – 06/03/15

May 25
3:04 p.m., MVA, Hwy. 15; MHP responds.
6:44 p.m., Patridge Street; transferred to Oktibbeha.
6:58 p.m., disturbance, Draine Road; Webster SO responds.
9:45 p.m., medical; EMS responds.
May 26

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Mother’s memories of childhood shared

By Michael Brannon

My late mother, as many of you know, loved to write. She wrote letters, poems, stories and memories.
In her honor I am going to share her childhood memories (in installments). Mother faced many challenges in her … Read more