Barbecue Cookoff to benefit firefighters

Organizers of the Webster County Firefighter BBQ Cookoff include Ricky Young, Joe Huffman, Chandler Huffman and Cathey Young of the Tomnolen Fire Department; Patricia Pilkington of the Maben FD; and Lee Kendricks and Abby Pugh of the Clarkson FD. Others assisting include Tonya Huffman and Jamie Harrington of the Tomnolen FD. Also helping are John Ballard of the Bywy FD, who will serve as grill master, and county Fire Coordinator Barry Rushing.

From Press Reports

All are invited to come join the fun in downtown Eupora on Nov. 15 at the Webster County BBQ Cookoff benefiting the volunteer fire departments in the county.

In conjunction with the Eupora Christmas Market, the Webster … Read more

Lee returns with latest suspense novel

From Press Reports

Joe Lee will sign copies of his new suspense thriller, “Director’s Cut” (Dogwood Press, 2014), at the Webster County Library at 11:30 a.m. Monday.

“’Director’s Cut’ is the fifth volume of my Oakdale suspense series that began … Read more

Perkins addresses Maben Methodist Men


By Terry Harpole

The Bible passage “Come and I will make you fishers of men” did have some relation to the meeting of the Maben Methodist Men’s meeting Oct. 26.

Harpole Perkins, 17-year-old son of Eddie and Sheryl Perkins of … Read more

4-H club attends State Fair

Graham as Sheryl Underwood

The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club attended and had exhibition entries at the Mississippi State Fair in Jackson last month.

Members also were interviewed and appeared on 16 WAPT News, and will appear in the video … Read more

Backyard birds topic of MHGC program

Howle and Patterson discuss backyard birds with the Maben Home and Garden Club.

By Dottie Dewberry

The Maben Home and Garden Club ladies ventured out of Maben, right on down to the Center Grove community for the October club meeting. Hostesses Martha McMinn, Sylvia Templeton, Jane Collins and Joyce Hays had the room … Read more



Participating in the ribbon cutting for Tiddlywinks in Eupora are Webster County supervisors … Read more

Story hour all about owls


By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

You may not can tell whooo … they are but the children at the Maben Public Library on Oct. 24 were pretending to be owls.

We learned how incredible owls were from a … Read more

EHS Senior Night

(front row) Bre Hunter, Makaya Gaston, Jessica Hill, Hannah McDowell, MaKenzy Garrard, Erica Hawes, Wil Bailey, (second row) Keely Cresap, Lenora Hughes, Madison Hawkins, Rusty Johnson, Will Bowen, Lamontae Salley, Chantell McLay, Justin Lewis, (third row) Jalan Embry, Jamyrin Patterson, Khalil Cain, Trey Pittman, Kris Kent, Tarvis Robinson, Mitch Shaw and Chad Crimm.

Senior Night was Oct. 30 on Wofford Field at Eupora High School. The recognition ceremony was held before the Eupora-East Webster football game. Senior players, cheerleaders and band members are… Read more

Military Notes – 11/5/2014

Ja’lisa Bell

Air Force Airman Ja’lisa R. Bell has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, … Read more