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E911 Calls

Aug. 12

6:54 a.m., MVA, Natchez Trace Parkway; Webster SO responds.

8:04 a.m., locked vehicle, County Line Road; WSO responds.

10:26 a.m., medical, Edgewood Drive; EMS, Eupora FD respond.

10:51 a.m., MVA, Veterans Memorial Boulevard/East Fox; Eupora PD, EMS, EFD … Read more

EHS students see ‘Gridiron Gold’

From School Reports

 

More than 300 students from Eupora High School traveled to Hollywood Premiere Theater in Starkville on Aug. 16 to attend a special viewing of the documentary “Mississippi Gridiron Gold.”

Eupora High School was one of 40 … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Aug. 25, 1938

W.D. Gary Opens Law Offices Here

W.D. Gary, young Webster Countian who was admitted to the bar on June 1, has opened law offices in the J.R. … Read more

Follow pruning basics for late summer

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel

Extension Horticulture Specialists

Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

 

There always seems to be some questions about pruning this time of year. Yep, you can prune in late summer. The type of … Read more

Firefighter training

Natalie Medders

Departments from across Webster County and Bywy participate in this year’s Firefighter 1 certification training. Some went through the full certification Saturday while others upgraded their current certification. Participants learned about and practiced search and rescue at a house in … Read more

Yard of Month

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The Maben Home and Garden Club awarded Jamie’s Body Shop in Maben with the Yard of the Month. Recently Jamie moved in a small wooden building, which now serves as his office, next door to the body shop. Then Shuff … Read more

Anna Elizabeth Bailey competes

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Anna Elizabeth Bailey competed in the Preteen division of the Miss Magnolia State pageant in Vicksburg on July 27. Anna competed with more than 40 other girls in her group and won fourth alternate in beauty and third in fashion. … Read more

Kuykendall recognized

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The Mississippi Transportation Commission has recognized participants in the Undergraduate and Graduate Civil Engineering Education Program. The program, administered by the Mississippi Department of Transportation, is for students from accredited Civil Engineering Programs at Mississippi Universities. All of this … Read more

Gibson Family Scholarship assists area students at HCC

Hugh Gibson, Holmes Bulldogs: 1964-65

From Press Reports

 

The Hugh Gibson Family Scholarship continues to assist Webster and Choctaw County students secure a college education at Holmes Community College.

Since 1992, the Gibson Family Scholarship has been granted to a Webster or Choctaw County … Read more

Bishop celebrates her 90th birthday

Wyman and Fran Bishop at her 90th birthday celebration

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

”I believe in loyalty. When a woman reaches an age she likes, she should stick with it.” ~Eva Gabor

Friends, family and other interested parties converged on the fellowship hall of Double Springs … Read more