Category: News

‘Shark Trouble!’ at Maben storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library “Shark Trouble!” written by Sam Lloyd and illustrated by Jack Tickle was the featured book at the Maben Public Library’s storytime May 13. Sharks are always interesting subjects to read about. Our story…

Calendar of events

Faulkenbery Adoption Fund yard sale A yard sale with all proceeds going to the Faulkenbery Adoption Fund will be Saturday, June 4, beginning at 8 a.m. across from Los Encinos Mexican Grill on Highway 9 South in Eupora. This is…

Large attendance for area memorial

By Terry Harpole On May 1, as has been the case, for the last few years, an overflow crowd attended the annual memorial services for Double-Springs Methodist, Clear Springs Baptist and Double-Springs Baptist Cemeteries on Maben-Sturgis Road near Maben. As…

Relay for Life fun

“Webster County Fair” was the theme of Webster County’s eighth annual Relay for Life, which was May 6 at First Baptist Church of Eupora’s Family Life Center. All proceeds went to the American Cancer Society. PHOTOS BY SAMANTHA CLARDY

PBS winners

Eupora Elementary School had a successful second-semester Positive Behavior Systems program. This program promotes positive behavior during school and on the bus. These are classroom winners and winners of the $100.  

Farmers’ Market begins produce giveaway

By Jane Collins Maben Farmers’ Market Saturday was a beautiful day for shopping and visiting at the Maben Farmers’ Market. William Shaw brought lots of fresh Chilton County, Alabama, peaches and plums, Mississippi-grown tomatoes, yellow squash, green onions and fresh-dug…

Mothers focus of Maben storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library Mother’s Day was the topic at the Maben Public Library on May 6. We read “We’re Making Breakfast for Mother.” This is a book that is repetitive to teach the children to learn…

911 Calls

May 23 8:54 a.m., fight, Hobby Road; Webster SO responds. 10:46 a.m., medical, Travis Hughes Road; EMS responds. 1:46 p.m., welfare check, Mt. Vernon Road; WSO responds. 2:12 p.m., residential alarm, West Gould; Eupora PD responds. 5:09 p.m., grass fire,…

Mission trip provides new perspective for local teen

By Gwen Sisson One of the biggest things Bailey Herring learned as part of a mission trip to Mexico was that she takes many of the basic necessities of life for granted. “I have the privilege of living with many…

Money matters

Bank of Kilmichael employees Amanda Knight and Malissa Pepper spoke to the second-grade class at East Webster Elementary School about money and banking on May 5.