Category: News

Speaker gives chalk painting demonstration

Alexander demonstrates how to do chalk painting for the Maben Home and Garden Club.

From the Maben Home and Garden Club

A Beginner’s Guide to Chalk Paint was issued to the membership of the Maben Home and Garden Club at the Jan. 19 meeting, which was held at Larry C’s of Eupora.

Mary Francis … Read more

E-911 Calls – 02/03/16

Jan. 25
8:48 a.m., cows in Highway 82, Mathiston; Webster SO, MHP, Mathiston PD respond.
9:30 a.m., vehicle hit deer, Hwy. 82, Oktibbeha County; MHP responds.
2:18 p.m., medical, Walnut Avenue; Webster EMS responds.
6:11 p.m., dispute, Gladney Street; Eupora … Read more

Jail Docket – 02/03/2016

Jan. 26
Paula Lacy Atkins, DOB 06-12-76, WF; Eupora 3: felony shoplifting (Eupora PD) and warrants for trespassing and petit larceny (Webster SO).… Read more

Be a slave to righteousness, not sin

From Liberty UMC

Once again we bring you greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church. Our pastor, the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor, brought us another one of her many strong messages.

The title was “It Is What It Is” taken from the … Read more

Emergency loans available from FSA

From Press Reports
“Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers, and operators are available through the Chickasaw County Office of the Farm Service Agency,” James A. Love, FSA Farm Loan Manager, said Jan. 25.… Read more

Sports Schedules – 02/03/2016

Prep Basketball
TBA — MAIS District 2 AAA Tournament at Winston Academy
6 p.m. — Vardaman at Eupora
6 p.m. — Winona at French Camp
6 p.m. — Kemper Academy at Hebron Christian… Read more

Calendar of Events – 02/03/2016

Retired teachers
Webster County retired teachers will meet at 1 p.m. Feb. 3 at Mathiston First Baptist Church.
Rebecca Doss will bring the devotion. Barbara Coats, financial adviser to Modern Woodmen of American, will present the program emphasizing COLA investments … Read more

Part of Center Road closed

From Staff Reports

A section of Center Road northwest of Eupora is temporarily closed to thru-traffic while bridge work is underway.… Read more

Time Capsules – 02/03/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Jan. 30, 1941

McCain Town News:
Mr. and Mrs. Grant McCain and daughter, Dorothy, visited Mrs. Laura Carroll near Embry last Sunday.… Read more

FUMC begins Lent with Ash Wednesday service

From Church Reports
First United Methodist Church extends an invitation to an “Ash Wednesday Service” on Feb. 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary.
This service marks the beginning of “Lent,” which is a time of spiritual preparation … Read more