EMCC president readies to ‘get off the bus’

Young and his wife, Melinda.

By Ida Brown
The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN — After a ride that began more than 40 years ago on a school bus, East Mississippi Community College President Dr. Rick Young has decided to make this his last stop — for … Read more

Eagles take 9-5 win over FCA

Courtney Hatcher getting the out at 1st

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Eupora High School, the defending MHSAA Class 2A North State Baseball Champions, improved to 2-0 on the season with a 9-5 win over French Camp last week.

The Eagles were set to play Calhoun … Read more

Eupora native helps library patrons

Ben Clanton

By Tristan Durst
Starkville Free Press

Starkvillian of the Week Ben Clanton wants you to talk to you about books.

Although this self-described “book nerd” received his masters in history at Mississippi State University, the Eupora native has been working … Read more

Coach Edwards addresses Rotary Club

Edwards and Rotary program chairman Chad Winter

From Staff Reports

Stephen Edwards, new head football coach and athletic director at Eupora High School, was guest speaker at the March 17 meeting of the Eupora Rotary Club.… Read more

These girls have Haiti in their hearts

By Gwen Sisson

From their very first trip to Haiti, they knew they would never be the same.

It was in 2011 when Haley Harrison, Paisley Bell and Madison Smith took their first trip with a group from Walthall Baptist … Read more

GFWC- MFWC recognizes 50-year member

Forrester presents Brown her 50-year pin..

For the WPT

Etty P. Brown was recognized for her 50 years of volunteerism and membership in the General Federation of Women’s Clubs at the District III convention in Okolona on Feb. 28.

Brown has been an active member of … Read more

Hope Outdoors Deer Hunt ‘amazing’ weekend

Justin Horton of Arkansas and guide Bill Dean with one of the deer harvested. Dean is a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Eupora.

By Gwen Sisson

“I would do this every weekend if I could,” said Cory Parish of Tomnolen, one of the Webster County volunteers for North Mississippi Hope Outdoors.

At the first deer hunt for the newly established North Mississippi Hope … Read more

Interact donations


Eupora High School Interact students gathering items to donate to St. Jude Hospital in honor of Miller Calhoun are… Read more

3 fire departments have new trucks

Showing off the fire trucks acquired through county funding for Walthall, Mathiston and Tomnolen are Chief Casey Henderson of the Walthall Fire Department, Assistant Chief Shane Box and Chief Lee Gilliland of the Mathiston Fire Department, Chief Joe Huffman of the Tomnolen Fire Department, Sheriff Tim Mitchell and Fire Coordinator Barry Rushing.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County Fire Service is proud of three additional trucks that the county has acquired for the Mathiston, Tomnolen and Walthall volunteer fire departments.

The Class A pumpers are Mathiston’s Engine 297, Tomnolen’s Engine … Read more