Month: November 2013

Egg Bowl run


Mississippi State University ROTC cadets carry the Egg Bowl game ball and their battalion flag through Eupora on Highway 9. They were en route Monday afternoon to the Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex, where the ball was handed off to Read more

Wins Charolais


The Mississippi Charolais Association gave away a registered Charolais heifer to the highest-placing Mississippi Junior Charolais member in the heifer division at the 2013 Mississippi State Fair. As the winner of the Grand Champion Charolais Heifer class and a member … Read more

Firefighters certified


Congratulations to these Webster County volunteer firefighters who demonstrated skills at the Mississippi State Fire Academy on Nov. 9 to earn Level 1 certification. Their certification studies included the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the victims of incidents. Special … Read more

Story hours all about Thanksgiving

Avery Hazzard, Ms. Mary and Khloei Earley make necklaces out of pasta.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell

Maben Public Library


Story hour at the Maben Public Library on Nov. 15 was all about Thanksgiving.

Our story was titled “Thanks for Thanksgiving.” Our story included many things that we are thankful for. Many … Read more

4-H livestock exhibitors excel

Evan Chandler at the state fair

From Press Reports


Webster County 4-H was also well represented in the Market Goat and Dairy Goat division at the 2013 Mississippi State Fair.

Evan Chandler received first place in Goat Showmanship, first-place Heavy Weight Market Goat and first-place … Read more

Memorial fund raiser


The Police Benevolent Foundation and the Mississippi Police Benevolent Association hosted a fundraiser in the Garan parking lot on Nov. 15. All proceeds went to the “Officer Keith Crenshaw Memorial Fund” that has been set up through the PBF at Read more

Maben merchants hold open houses

Swank on Main: (front) Gracie Garton, Cindy Garton, Amy Copley, (back) Carolyn McMullen, Lexi Rae Bright and Stephanie Contreras

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT


“To my knowledge this is the first-ever Christmas open house held by a business in Maben. Of course, I could be wrong.”

MABEN — Saturday, Nov. 16, Swank on Main, a new gift … Read more

Rotary Royalty


Assistant District Gov. Carey Hardin of Starkville and District Gov. Rob Smith of Richland present a Rotary banner to Chad Winter (center), president of the Eupora Rotary Club. “Engage Rotary, Change Lives” is the 2013-14 Rotary International presidential theme. Smith … Read more

‘Reading Oasis’


East Webster Elementary School library enjoyed Scholastic Book Fair the week of Oct. 7-11. The week before the book fair, the students participated in a guessing game contest. The theme of the book fair was “Reading Oasis, A Cool Place … Read more

Carl Jackson concert features rising stars


From staff and press reports


Virginia natives Sarah and Savannah Church of the Church Sisters will be performing at Winston County’s Annual Carl Jackson “Home for Christmas” concert on December 14, 2013.

Sarah and Savannah Church’s musical careers began … Read more