Calendar of events

Mugshots fund-raiser for Relay

Mugshots Grill & Bar will be at Nabors Home Center-Eupora from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. March 7. All proceeds benefit Relay for Life of Webster County and the American Cancer Society.

A regular Mugshots burger, chips, cookie and drink are available for $9. Orders of 12 or more can be delivered.

To place an order, email Bethany Cooper at or call 552.1093. Make checks payable to the American Cancer Society.

Gospel singing

A gospel music jamboree will be at 6 p.m. March 8 at the Gore Springs Community Center. Admission is $5.

Performing will be Promised Land of Alabama, Servants Quartet of Tennessee, Witness 4 Him of Alabama and Longtime Coming.

Photography workshop

Anyone can “snap” a picture, but only a good photographer can make a lifelike portrait. A photography workshop will be March 13 at the Depot from 1-4 p.m. The workshop is for youth ages 8-13.

Youth will learn the art of making pictures. Participants will need to bring a digital camera to the workshop. They will have the opportunity to take pictures and go through the selection process.

Contact the Webster County Extension Office by March 10 at 258-3971 to sign up; only eight slots are available so act fast.

Baseball/softball registration

Beau Powell, park and recreation director for the city of Eupora, announces that baseball and softball summer city league registration is under way through March 14 at Eupora City Hall.

Short-term classes at HCC-Grenada

The Grenada campus of Holmes Community College begins a new session of learning March 17 with a lineup of eight-week courses that end May 9. Registration has already begun.

Daytime courses to be taught Mondays through Thursdays are American History II, Calculus III, College Algebra and Intermediate Algebra.

To register, visit and click the Enroll Now button. Late registration ends March 18.

For questions, call 227-2354 about the academic short-term classes.

Portrait fundraiser

The Civic League of Mathiston is having a family portrait fundraiser.

For $10, your family will receive a gorgeous, Creative Touch 8×10 wrapped canvas portrait with no obligation to purchase anything else. This is not a glued-on canvas but it’s actually stretched over a sturdy frame and is ready to hang as is.

The date is March 22 at the Mathiston Library. The portraits will be back in time for Easter and would make a great Mother’s Day present. For more information, call Betty at 662-312-8724 or Sue at 662-263-6161.

‘March Mechanics’

The Webster County Extension Office announces “March Mechanics” — Nuts and Bolts of Technology.

Each class will be held at the Depot in Eupora and there is no charge. The classes are limited to 10 participants so call the Extension Office at 258-3971 to register.

For Your Business: Social Media for Businesses and Organizations

March 18, 6 p.m.

Having a presence on the Internet is more important than ever! But, where do I start? How do all the pieces fit together? You will be taught the components of an online presence and how these can help small businesses not only have an online presence but reap its benefits.

Cemetery Mapping

March 25, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

You will learn to use iPad apps to digitally archive a local cemetery. These digital files will be uploaded to a server and shared both locally in the community and globally with people researching their Mississippi heritage. This is a great way to learn more about using an iPad for more than just checking email iPads will be provided!

5K run

GFWC 20th Century Club of Ackerman is sponsoring a 5K run to benefit wounded warriors on March 29 at 8 a.m. and a kids’ fun run at 9 a.m. in downtown Ackerman.

All proceeds will go to the Wounded Warrior Project. For more information, call 1-808-372-2259 or register online at

City testing storm sirens

The city of Eupora is testing its severe weather sirens each Saturday at noon through the month of April unless severe weather threatens. The duration of the tests will be approximately two-three minutes.

Mathiston Library story hour

The Mathiston Public Library has story hour and activities for children of all ages every Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Webster County Library storytime

Storytime at Webster County Public Library is held each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Children ages 3-6 are invited to attend. For more information call 258-7515.

Maben Public Library story hour

Maben Public Library has story hour every Friday at 10 a.m. featuring many fun activities along with a story with Ms. Mary. Children ages 3-6 are invited.

AA meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous meets Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 5-6 p.m. at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora in the Education Conference Room.

Bingo at VFW

Bingo is every Saturday at 6 p.m. at VFW Post 3806 in Eupora.

Civil War Round Table

The Golden Triangle Civil War Round Table will meet Tuesday, March 11,  106 Miley Center (Golden Triangle Planning & Development bldg.), Starkville.

Edwina Carpenter is the speaker and will be discussing the Battle of Brice’s Crossroads, as well as their upcoming anniversary events schedule in June.

Refreshments and social time at 6:30; meeting begins at 7 p.m.  Guests are welcomed.