‘What is Thanksgiving?’


On a cold November morning, 12 excited children arrived at Webster County Library to attend storytime Nov. 19. Ms. Pat led them in two songs, … Read more

Residents enjoy Western Week

Enjoying Western Week

By Leslie Hawes
Activity Director

Golden LivingCenter-Eupora took it back to the “Good Ol’ Days” during Western Week. The room was all decorated to give it the Western theme, with cowboy hats, bandanas, saddles and anything cowboy.

The week … Read more

Christmas decorations



Thomas Whitten of Natchez Trace Electric Power Association puts up the city of Eupora’s Christmas decorations. … Read more

Egg Bowl has playoff implications


By Bill Burrus
Emmerich Newspapers

Always the most important football game in Mississippi each year, the Egg Bowl has moved into the national spotlight.

The unparalleled success of both Mississippi State and Ole Miss has made this rivalry one to … Read more

Head trauma app helps veterinarians

Shores and Ashley Wicha Whitten of Eupora, a veterinary technologist, check a patient’s brain stem reflexes.

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

Dr. Andy Shores hopes to help veterinarians make better patient recommendations with a smartphone application.

Shores, chief of neurosurgery and neurology at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, developed the Small Animal … Read more

Fire departments respond to Maben call

Fire trucks from Maben and Mathiston at the scene

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — On Nov. 17, the people at Maben Medical Clinic at Second Avenue and Turner Street off Highway 15 were alert after discovering smoke in the building about 1 p.m., and Maben and Mathiston fire departments … Read more

‘Catfish’ Smith recalls Egg Bowl glory

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By Charles M. Dunagin
Emmerich Newspapers

McCOMB — Ralph “Catfish” Smith jokes that he lettered at both Ole Miss and Mississippi State when he played intercollegiate football.

“I was the fifth man in the Mississippi State backfield,” said the former … Read more

Eupora Christmas Market successful


From Staff Reports

“Christmas with the Arts” was the theme of the Eupora Christmas Market on Nov. 15. Eupora Arts Inc. sponsored the downtown event.

“The market went extremely well,” Mayor Dan Burchfield said when meeting with the Webster County … Read more