News

Fresh produce at Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager

Maben Farmers’ Market

 

Saturday was a big day in Maben for more than one reason. The Farmers’ Market enjoyed a record day for sale of produce, and after the market crowds of folks were in … Read more

2011 tornado mirrors that of 1906

By Lavelle McAlpin

For the WPT

 

“What’s past is prologue.” ~ William Shakespeare

 

The following story is not new to us: a series of storms interspersed with tornadic activity ripped through the Mississippi night and rained destruction upon … Read more

Jail Docket

June 17

Quincy Jones, DOB 04-15-93, BM; G24: no seatbelt, speeding 90/65 and suspended DL.

Samuel Fleming, DOB 09-27-60, WM; SO3/Circuit Court: felony DUI: sentenced to five years — one to serve.

Toby McKinney, DOB 01-07-69, WM; SO5: bond revoked … Read more

Education notes

Locals among

MSU graduates

Mississippi State University has announced graduates from Webster County for the 2013 spring term. They are:

• Eupora: Sarah Alldread, College of Education, bachelor of science; Keri Canterbury, Bagley College of Engineering, BS; 
Erika Cooksey, College … Read more

Obituaries

Pauline Earnest

June 5, 2013

A memorial service for Pauline Earnest, 90 of Eupora, will be at 2 p.m. June 30, 2013, at Hebron Baptist Church in Eupora. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The daughter of the late … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

A song I played quite often on my radio show was “Ah Leah” by Donnie Iris. I recently did a search for that 1981 hit and came upon a live … Read more

Calendar of Events & Church News

Gore Reunion

The 33st annual Gore Family Reunion will be June 29 at the Springhill School House located on Highway 404.

Registration will begin at 10 a.m., including review of family memorabilia and genealogy. Please bring any pictures and information … Read more

Lowe addresses Maben Methodist Men

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

The Rev. Franklin Lowe was guest speaker for the men’s breakfast meeting June 23 at Maben Methodist Church.

He spoke after President Heath Ivy gave a short report about his attending the Mississippi … Read more

FSA issues foreign buyers notification

From press reports

 

The USDA Farm Service Agency county executive director reminds Webster County producers that the Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act requires all foreign owners of U.S. agricultural land to report their holdings to the secretary of agriculture.… Read more

United Way of North Mississippi launches first website

From Press Reports

 

The United Way of North Central Mississippi has launched its first-ever website as part of an ongoing effort to boost the organization’s community visibility and that of the 15 charitable agencies it serves.

The new United … Read more