Category: News

EWES thanks Candy Walk participants

From School Reports Thank you to the businesses of Mathiston for participating in this year’s EWES Pre-K and kindergarten Candy Walk from East Webster Elementary kindergarten class teachers: Robin Brand, Stephanie Dewberry, Maria Butler, Marla Bigham, Tammy Baker, LeAnn Crowley,

Find someone in need, joy in sharing

By Michael Brannon Some 23 years ago, I was upstairs at Gee’s parent’s house, and found an old quilt that was torn and weathered beyond “use.” I asked Vera (Butts Curry) about its history on account I love the “story…

Maben Christmas Parade delights all

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT The air on the streets of Maben was redolent with horns, sirens, lights and loud talking the night of Dec. 3 as the annual Christmas Parade geared up to delight the young and young…

Christmas party

Dec. 16 was Christmas party time at the Webster County Public Library. Excited children arrived for storytime dressed in Christmas attire, each one loaded down with treats for the party.

Unsolved mystery baffles some historians

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer No it’s not going to be on the TV drama show, Unsolved Mysteries, anytime soon, but the death of Brigadier General William Felix Brantley of the Confederate States Army (C.S.A.) is still one of…

Central Mississippi Inc. loses Head Start

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson Editor and Publisher The Winona Times WINONA — Central Mississippi Inc. has been terminated as the overseeing agency of the Head Start and Early Head Start programs in six counties, including Webster. According to Patrick Fisher,…