July 4th celebration

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Long Term Care residents participated in an Independence Day celebration on July 4. Residents enjoyed the patriotic decorations, food and cake. LTC07-13Read more

Eupora native gets inside look at RNC

From Press & Staff Reports

Gabrielle Martinez of Eupora is attending the 2016 Republican National Convention as an intern with CNN.

She is a senior corporate communications and public affairs and fashion media major at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.… Read more

EMCC cosmetology graduates a cut above the rest

From Press Reports

MAYHEW — East Mississippi Community College Cosmetology program graduate Shelby Rhea, 19, originally planned to go into nursing.

“I have the smarts to do it, but that is not where my heart was,” Rhea said. “I decided … Read more

Calendar of Events

Wright reunion

The annual Wiley Wright reunion will be July 24 at the VFW building located right outside of Eupora on VFW Road off Hwy. 182. Registration will begin ‪at 9 a.m., lunch ‪at noon and a meeting ‪at 1:30 … Read more

Watermelons galore at Maben Market

By Jane Collins

Maben Farmers’ Market

We had watermelons and more watermelons at the Maben Farmers’ Market on Saturday.

Bright and early we had Brad Burgess and his wife, Coy, arrive with a truckload of beautiful red watermelons from his … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

I recently read “Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary,” published on “Litemind [sic]: Exploring Ways to Use our Minds Efficiently.” The website article pointed out that developing a vocabulary … Read more

911 Calls

July 11 8:12 a.m., medical, Gilbert Hill Road; Mathiston FD responds. 9:26 a.m., MVA, Natchez Trace Parkway; park ranger responds. 9:12 a.m., alarm, Spring Valley Road; Webster SO responds. 12:03 p.m., MVA, Gilbert Hill Road; EMS, Mathiston FD, Cumberland FD … Read more

School Board accepts insurance proposal

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board accepted a proposal for insurance coverage after hearing presentations during two meetings.

On June 13, according to meeting minutes, Sandra Dewberry of Dewberry Insurance Co. and Bill Yate of Meek Insurance Agency … Read more

Fall registration now open at EMCC

From Press Reports

Students can register now for the fall semester at East Mississippi Community College. Classes are available throughout the college’s district, including the Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses, as well as Columbus Air Force Base, Naval Air Station … Read more

Local youths attend 4-H Congress

From Press Reports

Webster County 4-H members Madi Morris and Ryleigh Hill recently attended the 2016 State 4-H Congress on the campus of Mississippi State University in Starkville.

This event provides positive leadership and educational opportunities for senior 4-H members … Read more