Month: February 2014

Letter to the editor – Answers needed before voting

In April an election will be held on a non-binding referendum so the voters will have a voice in what will happen concerning our courthouse – whether a new building will be built or Read more

Church news

Pine Forest ‘Praise Fest’

The first “Praise Fest” will be at 6 p.m. March 1 at … Read more

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Oswalt excited to retire as a Houston Astro


By Jose de Jesus Ortiz
The Houston Chronicle

Roy Oswalt, arguably the greatest pitcher in Astros history, always took pride in being a top-of-the-rotation starter. He always wanted to beRead more

Miles hold family event

Miles hold family event

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

On January 9, 2014 all seven of the Miles first cousins, grandchildren of Jasper Alford Winsted Miles and his wife Alma Mattie King, gathered in Weir to share a meal, relive the old times, and catch Read more

School Board approves 16th section lease changes

Walker Mitchell, a fifth-grader at Eupora Elementary School, was chosen as the school board’s Student of the Month for February. Joining Walker (holding plaque) are Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar, board member Scott Hollenhead, EES Principal Trey Rolison, members Jimmy Hood and Nancy Wade, board attorney George Mitchell, member Keith Hudspeth, parents Mitch Mitchell and Rana Mitchell, and brother Woods Mitchell. 

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board approved changes to two 16th Section leases at a previous meeting.

Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar, on Feb. 3, recommended… Read more

Rotary Student of month

Ja’Lisa Bell with Teacher of the Month Teresa Whitaker


Eupora High School senior Ja’Lisa Bell is the Eupora Rotary Club’s Student of the Month for February. With her is Teacher of the Month Teresa Whitaker. Ja’Lisa is … Read more

‘Pick a Blessing’

Pick a Blessing

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Volunteer Auxiliary works on “blessings” for the “Pick a Blessing” box they have placed in the front lobby of the hospital. These blessings are… Read more

Man arrested for shooting at deputies

Daniel Mitchell

From Press & Staff Reports

Authorities arrested a young man Sunday night who they say threatened and shot at two Webster County sheriff’s deputies in the Stewart community.

The incident occurred after … Read more

Latham serves as House page

Gunn, Latham and Davis

From Press Reports

Brynn Latham of Stewart served as a page for the Mississippi House of Representatives during the Read more