Category: News

Springer’s Dry Goods: 60 years and counting

By Dottie Dewberry MABEN — Springer`s Dry Goods, located on MS Hwy. 15, celebrated its 60th anniversary of being in business with a two-day open house Dec. 4 and 5. Springer`s opened for business Dec. 1, 1955, up on the…

Tabbs win YFR Achievement Award


From Press Reports William and Cala Tabb of Eupora won the Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award presented by the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation at its statewide convention. The Tabbs run a row crop and produce operation in Webster County.

EWES Students of the Month

East Webster Elementary School Students of the Month for November are (front row) Cutter Carden, Maddie Dobbins, (second row) Bella Rushing,

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.