Remembering an uncle who died in WWII


Submitted by C.J. Johnson

In my Johnson family, I only know of one Johnson who was killed in service to our country – one of my grandfather’s younger brothers. Like many families, several in our family have served. I have … Read more

Bio of Mathiston’s Clegg nears release

Hugh Clegg

For the Progress-Times

A biography of Mathiston native Hugh Clegg will be released in June, according to the University Press of Mississippi.

The biography, “Troutmouth: The Two Careers of Hugh Clegg,” was written by retired University of Mississippi professor Ronald … Read more

Battle memory trouble with routines, activity

May is Older Americans Month…

By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Many jokes are made about memory loss and aging, but finding ways to combat this inevitable mental decline is no laughing matter.

Experts say time is … Read more

Forward thinking helps navigate legal waters

By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Older Americans, along with their caregivers and families, can better navigate legal and financial waters related to aging by making appropriate plans, protecting their identities and being aware of scams.

Creating … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 05/27/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

Try my table technique of learning advanced words that you want in your vocabulary. In Microsoft Word click Table, then Insert Table. You’ll need four columns and 21 rows to … Read more

A first squirrel hunt and a last squirrel hunt

By Roy Hawkins

Nothing, absolutely nothing seemed right. I left home to squirrel hunt, but when I arrived at our club, the grass was too high, the fear of snakes too real, the trees too green, the weather too warm, … Read more

Focus Manor in Winston continues to seek applicants


Focus Manor, a residential facility, continues to seek physically handicapped applicants as residents in this 14 large one bedroom apartments. The facility is scheduled to open on June 1, 2015. Applicants are not confined to Winston County. They can … Read more