Obituaries – 12/10/14

Charles S. ‘Bob’ Martin
Nov. 30, 2014
Services for Charles S. “Bob” Martin, 85, of were Dec. 3, 2014, at Weir Baptist Church. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.

He was born Jan. 22, 1929, in Choctaw County. Mr. Martin … Read more

Nearly 4,500 OCC shoeboxes collected locally

Volunteers are hard at work at the Operation Christmas Child Webster County Relay Center at First Baptist Church of Mathiston during National Collection Week, which was Nov. 17-23. Shoeboxes were packed into larger boxes that were put on trunks in Columbus last week and shipped to Atlanta. About 30 volunteers (mostly from throughout Webster County) went to the Southeast Regional Center this week to help distribute shoeboxes to over 100 countries around the world.

By Gwen Sisson

Thousands of lives will be impacted by the generosity of Webster County residents who are passionate about the Operation Christmas Child shoebox ministry.

Final count the night of Nov. 23 showed 4,482 shoeboxes collected at the Webster … Read more