Month: May 2016

Maben storytime about snakes

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library SNAKES! Long, Longer, Longest. We read a lot of interesting facts about snakes April 29 at the Maben Public Library. We learned there are venomous and nonvenomous snakes. We talked about the longest,…

Storytime picnic

Children gathered at Webster County Library on May 18 for an end-of-the-year picnic. Ms. Pat led them outside to play with Hula-Hoops, a parachute and ball. After playtime the children sat on quilts ready for a picnic of peanut butter…

Wrestling “Super” event set for Louisville

Mayhem in the Magnolia State comes to Louisville Coliseum n Saturday, May 28 at 6:30 p.m. It will be the pro wrestling event of the year for the state of Mississippi. The wrestling extravaganza is a benefit for the legendary…

Lions Youth Leadership Conferences featured

By Jane Collins, Secretary Maben Lions Club The Maben Lions Club hosted three of the four high school students representing Maben’s club at the Lions of Mississippi Leadership Conference for Girls (March 11-13) and for Boys (March 18-20). Madison Murphy of Mathiston…

Clarification

The May 18 Graduation section should have included credits for the senior photos. East Webster High School senior photos were courtesy of Addy Photography. Eupora High School senior photos were courtesy of Kim Kelley Photography.

Jail Docket

May 16 Wendy Fountain, DOB 10-16-74, WF; WSO: hold for Circuit Court (returned from Calhoun County). May 18 Deshawn Bibbs, DOB 06-10-91, WM; Eupora 3: suspended DL and noise ordinance violation. May 20 James L. Treadwell, DOB 02-24-95, WM; Eupora…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: May 22, 1941 Shady Grove West News: Mr. Sam Newman returned home Saturday after a two-week’s visit with relatives in and near the Stewart Community. Miss Ouida Bailey has accepted…

Letters to the editor

Sanders, Hill family expresses thank The family of the late Carolyn Sander and Marquita Hill (Sanders, Cunningham, Hurd, Hill, Loggins), wishes to convey our heartfelt gratitude to each of you for your prayers, thoughtfulness, love, kindness, flowers, words of comfort…

Obituaries

Cleve B. ‘Hap’ Anderson May 21, 2016 Services for Cleve B. “Hap” Anderson, 67, of Ackerman were May 4, 2016, at Chester Baptist Church with the Revs. Rob Faulk and Roger Miller officiating. Burial was in Enon Cemetery. He was…

911 Calls

May 16 8:46 a.m., medical, Gum Avenue; EMS responds. May 17 12:24 a.m., medical, Shady Grove Road; EMS, Tomnolen FD respond. 12:52 a.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds. 4:20 a.m., burglary alarm, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds. 5:40…