News

Growth at EMCC unprecedented

By Rick Young

President, EMCC

Guest Column

 

When the U.S. economy crashed five years ago, East Mississippi Community College decided to grow. To build. To expand. And at a rate that EMCC had never attempted or experienced.

We built … Read more

EPD reports

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges/incidents during September:

Speeding, 22; suspended driver’s license, three; suspended driver’s license (implied consent), one; no driver’s license, one; no driver’s license (expired), one; no tag, three; expired tag, one; switched tag, one; no … Read more

Jail Docket

Oct. 8

Megan Welsh Peeples, DOB 03-18-84, WF; MDOC 103: probation violation.

Oct. 10

Christopher Gaston, DOB 04-14-86, BM; SO4: failure to pay child support.

Oct. 11

Bobby Eubanks, DOB 08-06-82, WM; self: court-ordered to serve 30 days on weekends.… Read more

Locals among ASLA award honorees

From Press Reports

 

More than 100 students representing six Mississippi State University disciplines were recognized Oct. 1 with the American Society of Landscape Architecture’s Award of Excellence in Student Collaboration.

Awards of Excellence are the highest honor bestowed by … Read more

FunTober Autumn Festival Oct. 26

By Betty Jeffcoats, President

Civic League of Mathiston

 

The first-ever FunTober Autumn Festival will be Oct. 26 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in Mathiston’s town park.

Vendor spots are $10 each and are based on a 12×12 spot. Electricity is … Read more

Couple faces local burglary charges

From Press & Staff Reports

 

The recovery of stolen items in Calhoun County has helped solve one burglary in Webster County and could solve others.

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department informed the Webster County Sheriff’s Department on Oct. 5 … Read more

Search and Rescue Team called out

From Staff Reports

 

The Webster County Search and Rescue Team was called out Friday night to search for a teenage runaway who was later found unharmed.

Sheriff Tim Mitchell said the 13-year-old girl went missing from her home on … Read more

Locals among MSU grads

More than 676 degrees were conferred at the conclusion of Mississippi State University’s 2013 summer term.

Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU.

Graduates from … Read more

Children learn about ‘Fantastic Bats’

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

It was another educational day at the Maben Public Library on Oct. 11 as Ms. Mary read to the children that attended a book about bats. She chose “Fantastic Bats,” which is a … Read more