Category: News

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: June 19, 1941 Happy Creek News: Mr. and Mrs. Leo Stafford and daughter spent Sunday with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charley Salley. Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. W.H.…

Summer Reading Program

Pam Awad was the volunteer for the Summer Reading Program at Webster County Library on June 14. She read “Bernstein Bears and Too Much Junk Food.” Pam discussed various food we have around this area and why we need to…

State Games of Mississippi

Representing District 4 in the State Games of Mississippi All-Star Baseball game were Tanner Knight (Eupora), Luke Wilson (East Webster), Cade Shurden (East Webster) and Cody Boland (East Webster). Their District 4 team went 4-0 during the week and won the…

Friends of the Library

Friends of Webster Library met June 13 to hear newspaper columnist Emily Braddock Jones (center). Emily read excerpts from her book “Aging Fearlessly: The Good, The Bad & The Awesome.” Visiting with Emily are Maxie Bailey and Jackie Christopher. The…

MHGC installs new officers at luncheon

By Dottie Dewberry It was a fun-filled luncheon and installation ceremony for the Maben Home and Garden Club on May 17 at the Central Service Grill in Eupora. Mr. Al Tuck entertained the group with jokes and words of appreciation…

2 big winners at Maben Market

By Jane Collins Maben Farmers’ Market MABEN — Beautiful weather greeted shoppers Saturday morning in the park for a cool market beginning at 8 a.m. Early shoppers were Joan Holloman, formerly of Maben, and her sister Shirley White. They were delighted…

Maben Library Summer Reading kicks off

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library MABEN — Maben Library Summer Reading kicked off Tuesday with Lynn McCafferty of Mississippi State Early Years Network reading “Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes.” As Pete the Cat walked, he…

Homeschool group holds graduation ceremony

For the WPT Webster-Montgomery Christian Home Educators had graduation services May 7 at First Baptist Church Mathiston. Senior graduates were Courtney Hall, Hannah Long and Katie Leach. Courtney is the daughter of Sammy and Heather Hall of Eupora. Hannah is…

East Webster High Honor Roll

East Webster High School has released its Honor Roll for the fourth nine weeks: A Honor Roll Alexis Adams, Rachel Adams, Macie Allen, Rodney Allen, Emma Andrews, Janey Aron, Jessica Aron, Rebecca Bell, Melony Berryhill, Lila Bigham, Zoe Bigham, Lindsey…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Recently I was reading about the life of Carl Sandburg (1878-1967), an American poet, biographer and collector of folk songs. According to the American Educator Encyclopedia, Sandburg was born in…