Category: News

Club announces PPK Sectional winners

PPK winners (front) Jeb Sisk, first place in 8-9 age group; Carson Norwood, second place in 10-11 age group; (back) Nick Martin, first place for 12-13 age group; and Victor Mitchell, second place in 14-15 age group.

By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club

The Maben Lions Club sponsored the winners of the local contest at the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick Sectional level competition at Tupelo High School football field on Nov. 1.

All of our … Read more

Speaker addresses club about being creative

Collins addresses the Maben Home and Garden Club at The Sandwich Shop in Eupora.

From the Maben
Home and Garden Club

The Maben Home and Garden Club traveled over to The Sandwich Shop in Eupora for the Nov. 17 meeting.

Mrs. Jackie Christopher was the leader for the event and gave the welcome to … Read more

Rotary Club partners with V’s

(Above) Rotarian Earl Johnson reads a book to students at V's Peace, Love and Happy Faces as part of the Between the Lions preschool reading preparation program.

Rotarian Mia Pogue reads to students at V’s.

From Press & Staff Reports

The Eupora Rotary Club has partnered with V’s Peace, Love and Happy Faces in sponsoring and participating in Between the Lions.… Read more

Firefighters respond to house fires

The Mathiston Fire Department extinguished a blaze at this house on Lollars Grove Road. Eupora FD was dispatched to assist.

From Staff Reports

Area fire department responded to at least three house fires in November.

Dexter and Darline Burton Jones of 81 Sand Hill Road, Maben, lost their home in a fire Nov. 7. Cumberland, Mathiston and Maben fire departments … Read more

Children enjoy Thanksgiving storytime


By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

Even on a cool rainy Wednesday morning, children look forward to coming to the Webster County Public Library in Eupora.… Read more

Bank of Kilmichael


The Bank of Kilmichael celebrates the Nov. 6 grand opening of its new branch in Eupora with a ribbon cutting. Bank officers and employees, city and county officials and others turned out for the ceremony. Representing the Bank … Read more

Fire safety


Eupora Fire had a great time with the children at V’s Peace, … Read more

Counselors conference


Webster County school Counselors attend the sixth annual Mississippi Counseling Association Conference, which was Nov. 4-6 in Biloxi. They are Cynthia … Read more

Traffic stop results in drug charges


From Staff Reports

The Mathiston Police Department filed drug charges against a man following a traffic stop last month.

Officer Perry Yates made the traffic stop at 7:14 p.m. Nov. 20 on U.S. 82 in Mathiston. … Read more

Memorial dedication honors Mathiston vets

Every member of the 1938 Mathiston football team served in World War II.

By Terry Harpole

MATHISTON — Mathiston First Baptist Church was host to a large crowd of people for dedication of the Mathiston Veterans Memorial.

This came about after Alderman Lavelle McAlpin and a committee of interested Mathiston people began planning … Read more