Mathiston 7s finish third in Dizzy Dean State

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Mathiston All-Stars placed third in the 2015 Dizzy Dean 7-year-old South
State Tournament in Columbus. Seven teams competed in the tournament, which started July 2 and ended July 4. “We could not be more proud of them,” said a team spokesman. Members are (back row) Coach Brian Stewart; managers Brady Sanders, Jesse McCarter and Corey Stidham; (middle row) Casen Sanders; Prentiss Cork; Jakoby Crowley; Artavious Moye; Zamarrien Jones; Teriyon McNeal; (bottom row) Miles Stidham; Hunter Stewart; Cade Griffin; Gus McCarter and Kross Avent.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Head coach Brian Stewart said he couldn’t be prouder of his Mathiston 7-year-old All-Star team that finished third in the Dizzy Dean State Tournament played at Probst Park in Columbus earlier this month.

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New pastor welcomed

Mathiston Charge welcomed its new pastor, the Rev. Bunyan E. “Jeep” Pepper and his wife, Dorothy, with a “Meet the New Preacher”

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Martin competing in MMHSA pageant

Hannah Grace Martin

From Press Reports

The Miss Mississippi High School America Organization is proud to announce that Hannah Grace Martin is competing for the state title of 2016 Miss Mississippi Junior High in Hattiesburg on Aug. 9. The pageant is held at … Read more

Preparation can calm 1st-time student jitters

First-time students can be anxious about starting school, but parents can use several strategies to relieve their children’s fears of the unknown. (Photo by iStock)

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

Starting school is a milestone that can be marked by anxiety for first-time students and parents, but the right preparation can make the transition easier.

Beth Bell, a child and family agent with Mississippi … Read more

Maben Lions Club installs officers

By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club

The Maben Lions Club met at Trace-Way Restaurant in Mathiston on July 14 for installation of new officers for 2015-16.

The new president is Shawn Nygard, pastor of the Midway Church of Christ. … Read more