Merle Temple speaks at EWHS

Temple visits with a pair of students.

From School Reports

MABEN — Merle Temple came to speak to the student body and staff of East Webster High School on Feb. 11.

He is the author of the novel “A Ghostly Shade of Pale” and the sequel, “A … Read more

Maben storytime about weather, storms


By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

We read “When a Storm Comes Up” during storytime at the Maben Public Library on Feb. 20.

We had one child to brave the cold and sleet. J.J. Chism learned about the different … Read more

Jail Docket – 02/25/2015

Feb. 17
Jimmy Ward, DOB 04-07-60, BM; Webster 5: contempt of court: failure to pay child support.
Jeremy Jones, DOB 08-17-89, BM; Mathiston 3: suspended DL-implied consent; possession of controlled substance, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle and Eupora … Read more

Corrections – 02/25/2015

Khyati Ganatra of Mathiston made the Chancellor’s Honor Roll for the 2014 fall semester at the University of Mississippi. Her last name was misspelled in an article Feb. 4 on Page 9.… Read more

911 Calls – 02/25/2015

Feb. 16
3:13 p.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds.
Feb. 17
1:49 a.m., welfare concern, Adams Avenue; Eupora PD responds.
9:04 a.m., unattended death, Snyder Road; coroner requested.
11:02 a.m., medical, East Walnut; EMS responds.
12:27 p.m., medical, Factory … Read more

4-County reaches monumental safety milestone

From Press Reports

Employees of 4-County Electric Power Association are celebrating a safety milestone.

The local rural electric cooperative has worked 1 million hours without a lost-time accident, a monumental accomplishment based on national industry standards. 4-County reached the milestone … Read more

Prep softball, baseball seasons set to open this weekend

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The two-time defending MHSAA Class 2A Fast-Pitch State Champion East Webster Lady Wolverines and the defending MHSAA Class 2A North State Champion Eupora High School baseball team will both begin defense of their titles … Read more

Time Capsules – 02/25/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Feb. 22, 1940

Col. Taylor in Charge
Col. Daniel M. Taylor, recently appointed field representative of the Auto Tag Division of the state Motor Vehicle Department, has been placed in … Read more

Students recognized for academic success

Delta State University students Justin Boatman and Kathryn Hutto of Webster County were named to the President’s List of Delta Scholars for earning a 3.80 to 4.00 grade point average while attempting 12 or more academic hours during the 2014 … Read more