Education Notes

HCC District Dog Lunch in Eupora The Holmes Alumni Association is having District Dog Lunches in the nine counties supporting Holmes Community College. The lunches have been organized to help alumni network and socialize with other alumni in the area.…

Mathiston mayor, board sworn in

For the Progress-Times   Justice Court Judge Jerry Jones swore in the town of Mathiston’s mayor and Board of Aldermen for the next four years on July 6. “We are optimistic about the next four years and we are excited…

Federal suit filed against Epps, GTL

From Press Reports   A class action lawsuit was filed in federal court in Jackson on July 13 on behalf of thousands of individuals incarcerated in Mississippi jails and their families and friends against Global Tel Link Corp., a Virginia-based…

Correction

Little Miss Choctaw County Harper Lynn Weeks is the daughter of Micheal and Brittney Weeks. Their names should have been included in the July 12 article “Local girl to compete in pageant.” Harper is competing in the Little Miss and…

Church News

West Eupora Church of God Enjoy a free movie, food and air conditioning at West Eupora Church of God at 6 p.m. today. Check its Facebook page for more information. New Pleasant Spring M.B. New Pleasant Spring M.B. Church in…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

In the public speaking classes, my students and I apply an interpersonal communication theory known as the action assembly theory. Each speech has three main points. I encourage each student to write each main point as a sentence that he…