Longtime Maben cook retires from Dew’s Place


Brown and early-morning Dew’s Place customer Silas Nygard

By Terry Harpole

Early the last week of August, to the surprise of some people, Pam Holden Brown decided to retire.
Miss Pam was no stranger to cooking, as she worked in the lunchroom at Maben High School, where she … Read more

Fire destroys house in Center

Fire destroyed the Becky Fletcher home on Center Road early Monday.

From Press & Staff Reports

Eupora and Tomnolen fire departments were dispatched at 4:49 a.m. Monday to a fully involved structure fire at 4679 Center Road, which was the home of Becky Huffman Fletcher.… Read more

MSU High School Marching Honor Band includes locals

Brett Bailey

By Chuck Bailey

Mississippi State University’s Famous Maroon Band made its final selections Aug. 26 for its 2014 edition of the High School Marching Honor Band.

Two from Webster County high school bands were selected. Both are seniors: Wil Bailey, … Read more

Cochran stop

Cochran greets Eupora resident Charlie Shaw.

Sen. Thad Cochran made a campaign stop at the Webster County Office Building in Eupora on Aug. 28. … Read more

Local teen pursues music career

Hannah Vandie of Mathiston recently completed a video for her first song, “Dark Horses.”

From Press & Staff Reports

A young singer/songwriter from Mathiston has recorded her first song and completed an accompanying video.
Hannah Vanderberg, who goes by the stage name Hannah Vandie, was excited on Aug. 22 and 23 to film her … Read more

EES students of the month


These Eupora Elementary School students were chosen by their teachers as August Students of the Month based on the character trait Responsibility:… Read more

Now is time to plan, do landscape projects


Because you asked …

By Lisa Stewart
Extension County Director
Webster County

What can I do for my yard right now?
Pruning Basics for Late Summer: There always seems to be some questions about pruning this time of year.
Yep, … Read more

McDougald JOY Club speaker

From FBC Eupora

The Rev. Ron McDougald of First United Methodist Church of Eupora shared the importance of “letting go” at the August JOY Club potluck lunch.… Read more

3 arrested at burglary scene


From Press & Staff Reports

Webster County deputies made multiple arrests on a burglary in progress in the Cadaretta community early Sunday.

Three deputies were already in the area of Cadaretta Road late Saturday night around midnight when they received … Read more