Maben Summer Reading Program concludes

The children make animal puppets.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

A special thanks to Lynn McCafferty who did our program June 30 at the Maben Public Library. She is a field technical assistant/trainer for the Early Years Network, a program of the Mississippi … Read more

Local group runner-up in national competition

Long Time Coming members Christian, Embry and Logan Long displace their second-place award from the National Beta Club Convention’s special talent competition.

From Staff Reports

Long Time Coming of Eupora was the runner-up (second place) in the National Beta Club Convention’s special talent competition.

Brothers Christian, Embry and Logan Long comprise the group, … Read more

JOY Club learns about digital economy


From Church Reports

JOY:Gallardo07-08Robert Gallardo, leader of the Mississippi State University Extension Service Intelligent Community Institute, was guest speaker at First Baptist Church of Eupora’s JOY Club potluck lunch on June 30.

The institute conducts research and outreach on the … Read more

Copley graduates from MC Law School


From Press Reports

Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson has announced that Megan Copley of Mathiston graduated with a juris doctorate in May.

Copley, daughter of Billy and Susan Barnett of Mathiston, is a graduate of Mississippi State University.… Read more

Giving back


To honor and show respect to our law enforcement, Wise-Reed Funeral Home has presented each policeman in the city of Eupora with a $10,000 accidental insurance policy. Owner Willie Reed stated, … Read more

Farmers’ Market was ready for 4th

Harris had lots of fried pies and homemade jellies and jams.

By Jane Collins
Maben Farmers’ Market

The weather was great for a pleasant Friday morning visit to the Maben Farmers’ Market.

The cloud cover and a little breeze brought out the crowds to enjoy looking for just the right watermelon … Read more

Maben student earns UM academic award

UM Chancellor Dan Jones congratulates Hendrix.

From Press Reports

Hayden Anthony Hendrix is among 70 University of Mississippi students to receive a 2015 Marcus Elvis Taylor Memorial Medal, the university’s highest academic award.

The students were recognized April 9 during UM’s 72st annual Honors Day Convocation, … Read more

New circuit clerk



Chancery Clerk Russ Turner swears in Sherry Henderson as Webster County’s new circuit clerk. She took the oath of office July 1 in the courtroom of the Webster County Office Building. … Read more

Rainwater presenting program on Pluto

Pluto is one of the most mysterious and distant objects known in the solar system. It takes 248 years to complete one revolution around the sun. It has a giant companion moon called Charon and a thin atmosphere created from geysers erupting on its surface.

From Press Reports

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp will be offering a free public program for this season called “PLUTO: Icy World of Wonder!”

This new presentation will be given at 7 p.m. Friday by Edwin Faughn, director of Rainwater … Read more