‘Penguins 123’ read at Maben storytime

Lake Jones colors and makes pictures.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

The storytime crowd was slim Jan. 16 at the Maben Public Library.

In spite of the cold, we had a good time reading “Penguins 123” by Kevin Schafer.

Lake Jones was very good … Read more

Will of people will decide initiative options

Local ACS representatives visit Capitol
JACKSON — Local representatives from the American Cancer Society visited the Capitol on Jan. 22.
Kayla Vance and Bethany Cooper of the ACS met with local legislators to discuss the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.
(Above) District 35 Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman) welcomes Vance (l.) and Cooper at the state Capitol.

By Rep. Joey Hood
District 35

Members did not hesitate to address big issues early on this session.

After adjournment Jan. 12, members of the Constitution Committee met and adopted House Concurrent Resolution. It was debated Jan. 13 for more … Read more

No. 2 ranked Lady Wolverines improve to 16-0 on season

East Webster’s Macie Allen taking a shot.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The Lady Wolverines, ranked No. 2 in MHSAA Class 2A according to the Jackson Clarion-Ledger, improved their season record to 16-0 with three wins last week, including a 50-36 win over Taylorsville in the Mid-Mississippi … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 1/28/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Try the table technique for mastering vocabulary-building words. In Microsoft Word click Table, then Insert Table. You’ll need four columns and 21 rows to begin with, and as you add … Read more

911 Calls – 1/28/15

Jan. 19
11:27 a.m., medical, Tank Hill Road; EMS responds.
1:57 p.m., medical, Reed Road; Eupora EMS, Mathiston FD respond.
5:18 p.m., suspicious activity, Westwood Drive; Eupora PD responds.
7:44 p.m., medical, Hodges Drive; EMS, Eupora FD respond.
8:29 p.m., … Read more