Category: News

Agency donates bulletproof vests to WCSD

From Press Reports The Webster County Sheriff’s Department thanks the Mississippi Department of Corrections along with Community Corrections director for Region 1, Lee McTeer, for their donation of 10 bulletproof vests. “With our agency being so small, funding is extremely…

Jail Docket

April 18 Joy Paige Philley, DOB 02-11-81, WF; Webster 1: B&E dwelling, trespass, petit larceny and uttering forgery. Charles Pittman, DOB 07-24-66, WM; Webster 6: public profanity. April 19 Cadedrie Spann, DOB 04-12-92, BF, walk-in: cyberstalking. Theatric Golliday, DOB 09-10-91,…

E911 calls

April 18 7:57 a.m., alarm, Waterworks Road; Eupora Police Department respond. 11:56 a.m., medical, Medical Plaza; EMS responds. 1:39 p.m., reckless driver, Adams Avenue; EPD responds. 4:35 p.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds. 7:50 p.m., dispute, Hooper Road; WSO…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary On the blog titled “Tipping My Fedora” is a review of “Think Twice,” a 1939 play by Ayn Rand. Ayn is pronounced like the first syllable in Einstein. The review…

Calendar of Events

Family reunion The annual Williams, Bailey, Mixon, Golden Family Reunion will be held in the Montevista Baptist Church fellowship hall in Webster County on April 30 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Bring a covered dish and items for the auction. For…

Piano still has special meaning, history

By Terry Harpole After 33 years, unless there should come any bad luck or any happenings, the piano at Maben United Methodist Church should still be around after many members are gone. In 1983, when the Rev. Mitchell Thomas was…

‘Grouchy Ladybug’ read at Maben storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library We enjoyed reading Eric Carle’s “The Grouchy Ladybug” at the Maben Public Library on April 8. The children found the time on their clocks as we read each page. The grouchy ladybug didn’t…

Lewis earns Yard of the Month award

From Club Reports MABEN — The yard of David Lewis, son of Kay and Glenn Lewis, is the recipient of the April Yard of the Month, which can be given for exceptional beauty or for newly maintained and up kept…

Replicas of local landmarks displayed

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library Do you remember Bowen’s Dairy Bar? Do you remember “The Owl”? Did you graduate from Eupora High School? Do you like to view the woodworking skill of local citizens? If you answered yes…

Local students recognized at EMCC

From School Reports East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus in Mayhew hosted its annual Awards Day April 7. During the program, instructors in both academic and career-technical programs recognized their outstanding students from the past year. The students were…