Obituaries

Brenda S. Nunn June 25, 2012 Services for Brenda S. Nunn, 63, of McCool were June 28, 2012, at Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church in McCool with the Revs. Fred Davenport, Greg Chamblee and Owen Gordon Jr. officiating. Burial was in … Read more

Maben Methodist Men’s group meets

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

The Maben Methodist Men’s group usually meets each fourth Sunday morning in the church fellowship hall.

However, the May 27 meeting was held at 5 p.m. at member Jim Scrivener’s home on Firetower Road, … Read more

Brown gives back to WOCHS science

For The WPT

Andrea Brown has always had a passion for learning. In 2007, Dr. Helen Kennard, former principal of West Oktibbeha County High School, recruited Brown to participate in an outreach component of a National Science Foundation Project involving … Read more

Church News

Pleasant Hill Pleasant Hill Church in Kilmichael will celebrate its 117th anniversary at 3 p.m. July 8. The theme will be “Having Done All, Stand!” The Rev. James Forrest, the messenger, and the Binford Chapel male choir will be special … Read more

Marriage license changes take effect

From Staff Reports

Deborah Hood Neal, circuit clerk for Webster County, announces that Senate Bill 2851 has changed some of the requirements for marriage licenses in Mississippi.

The bill, which went into effect July 1, includes these changes:

• Does … Read more

banjo man from Webster County

By Dan Henley

This is a story about a banjo man from Webster County.

My grandfather, Robert Marion Henley, was born Oct. 31, 1889, in Walthall. He got his banjo at age 9 and became a very good player.

His … Read more