Category: News

Maben Yard of the Month


The Maben Home and Garden Club awarded the Yard of the … Read more

EWES thanks Candy Walk participants

City Hall

From School Reports

Thank you to the businesses of Mathiston for participating in this year’s EWES Pre-K and kindergarten Candy Walk from East Webster Elementary kindergarten class teachers: Robin Brand, Stephanie Dewberry, Maria Butler, Marla Bigham, Tammy Baker, LeAnn Crowley, … Read more

Find someone in need, joy in sharing

The “Aunt Alice Bear”

By Michael Brannon

Some 23 years ago, I was upstairs at Gee’s parent’s house, and found an old quilt that was torn and weathered beyond “use.”

I asked Vera (Butts Curry) about its history on account I love the “story … Read more

EWES Spelling Bee winners

First Grade: [front] Kage McHann, Eden McGinnis, Hadley Rae Williams, [back] Charlee Claire McCarty, Paytan Sanders, Aurora Weiss, Mackenzie Gregory, Kaden Simpson and Avery Hazzard.

These are the winners of East Webster Elementary School’s Spelling Bee.… Read more

Maben Christmas Parade delights all

Santa (Jesse Quarrells) waves to parade-goers.

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

The air on the streets of Maben was redolent with horns, sirens, lights and loud talking the night of Dec. 3 as the annual Christmas Parade geared up to delight the young and young … Read more

Christmas party


Dec. 16 was Christmas party time at the Webster County Public Library. Excited children arrived for storytime dressed in Christmas attire, each one loaded down with treats for the party. … Read more

Perfect attendance

October winners: Stetson Perkins, Emma Jennings, Barrett Gregg, Brelyn Blessike, Hayden Graham, Keagan Duckworth and Jakoby Crowley winning $50 iTunes card

These East Webster Elementary School students had perfect … Read more

Unsolved mystery baffles some historians

WF Brantley

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

No it’s not going to be on the TV drama show, Unsolved Mysteries, anytime soon, but the death of Brigadier General William Felix Brantley of the Confederate States Army (C.S.A.) is still one of … Read more

Central Mississippi Inc. loses Head Start

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson
Editor and Publisher
The Winona Times

WINONA — Central Mississippi Inc. has been terminated as the overseeing agency of the Head Start and Early Head Start programs in six counties, including Webster.

According to Patrick Fisher, … Read more