News

Eliminate standing water to minimize mosquito populations

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel

Extension Horticulture Specialists

Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

 

To keep populations of mosquitoes to a minimum, eliminate all standing water because that is where mosquitoes breed. This includes children’s unattended swimming … Read more

World Harvest holds youth service

From Church Reports

 

World Harvest recently held a youth service.

The evening began with praise and worship lead by Garrett Oswalt, Arey Wilson and John Aaron Castle. Cody Willhite gave the scripture reading followed by a powerful message given … Read more

School days fast approaching

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Fourth-grade teachers Dawn Tabb and Robin Hunter are getting ready for the new school year at Eupora Elementary School. They were working there last week. School starts Wednesday. An open house will be at Eupora Elementary on Monday to give … Read more

Back-to-School Bash upcoming

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From Press Reports

 

Webster County Back-to-School Bash will be Aug. 10 from 2-7 p.m. at the NMMC-Eupora walking track.

The fundraiser will feature inflatable water slides and jumpers, hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks, popcorn and cotton candy.

All proceeds benefit … Read more

Man charged in Maben home invasion

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From Press Reports

 

An Ocean Springs man faces multiple charges after being arrested Sunday morning in a home invasion near Maben.

Dewayne Antoine Perry, 32, faces charges of burglary of a dwelling, possession of a firearm by a convicted … Read more

EPD makes drug arrest

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From Press reports

 

The Eupora Police Department arrested a man this weekend on a drug charge.

On Sunday, Officer Lawrence Caradine arrested Eric Jordan Ramey, 26, on West Clark Avenue for possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle and … Read more

EWHS opening school at Mathiston

From Staff Reports

East Webster High students will start the school year at the temporary campus in Mathiston because the new school building is not complete.

“Weather delays and construction delays have not allowed us to move in,” Superintendent of … Read more

Longtime Noxapater catering lady dies

The late Leola Mason at a recent Maben Farmers’ Market

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

On July 27, people waiting at the Maben Farmers’ Market were met with some bad news. One of the vendors for the market, who had long ago made many friends in the area, … Read more

Church news

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Walthall Baptist Church, 6775 MS Hwy. 9, is having a rummage sale from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 3.

Many good items will be available, as will carryout grilled hamburger plates ($6) and hotdog plates ($4). All proceeds will … Read more

Verbena: A hot plant for a hot place

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel

Extension Horticulture Specialists

Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

 

Need a good plant for those hot, dry, sunny places? How about verbena?

Pink, red, and white-flowering selections are common, but those aren’t … Read more