News

‘Asleep in the Stable’ at story hour

Mia Huffman, Kayla and Khloei Earley, Ms. Mary and Kali Huffman

By Library Mary Boutwell

Maben Public Library

 

Dec. 20 was our Christmas party at the Maben Public Library during story hour. We had a small crowd but lots of messy fun was had by all.

Our story was “Asleep … Read more

Local named interim MSU police chief

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From Press, Staff Reports

 

A Webster County native has been named interim head of the Mississippi State University Police Department.

“The MSU Police Department is being led by Interim Chief Kenneth Spencer and that leadership will continue as the … Read more

ExxonMobil grant

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Eupora Elementary was the recent recipient of a $500 ExxonMobil Education Alliance Grant. EES was nominated by Johnson Oil Co. in Ackerman. Jo Johnson, representing Johnson Oil, presents the check to Trey Rolison, EES principal.

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East Webster High School dance team wins state

The EWHS Dance Team displays it state championship banner.

From School Reports

 

On Dec.13, the East Webster dance team traveled to Jackson to compete in the MHSAA Dance State Championships.

The dance team competed in Small Varsity Pom Division I. The 12 schools in its division ranged from … Read more

Scouts, leaders enjoy service project

From Cub Scouts Pack 30

 

Local Scouts and leaders of Pack 30 have come together to do a little service within the community.

Twenty-one Scouts and five leaders put together 72 fruit bags and passed them out at the … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Dec. 29, 1938

Maben Cheese Plant Opens Jan. 3

Formal opening of the Vick Cheese Co. plant here will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 3 with a public inspection of … Read more

A Christmas message from the mayor of Eupora

By Dan Burchfield

Mayor, City of Eupora

 

At this time of year, we should all look back at our lives and give thanks for the many blessings we have been afforded. As your public servant, I have tried in … Read more

Obituaries

Linda Loniece

Fulgham Cohen

Dec. 21, 2013

Graveside services for Linda Loniece Fulgham Cohen, 73, of Social Circle, Ga., were Dec. 23, 2013, at Double Springs Baptist Church.

She was born in Oktibbeha County to the late Preston Franklin and … Read more

Miss Magnolia Pageant

The Miss Magnolia Pageant was held Nov. 23 at East Webster High School. These are the winners from each category:

 

Magnolia Beauties: Grace Jones, Karlie Mitchell and Isabel Baxter; Little Miss Magnolia: Kinsley Reed; Miss Photogenic: Mattie Adams; Magnolia … Read more