Sheriff’s Office implements new program

Nonviolent offenders serving time at the Webster County Sheriff’s Office are participating in a new program to help them learn skills that will assist them in acquiring an occupation upon their release from the facility. One of the skills that they are learning is landscaping. Work has been completed on the grassy area behind the former Garan building by offenders in the program, as well as landscaping around the Sheriff’s Office.

From Press & Staff Reports

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department has implemented a program for nonviolent offenders who are incarcerated for weeks or months in jail to help them learn skills that will assist them in acquiring an occupation upon … Read more

New vendor at Maben Farmers’ Market

Sisters Susie Yeatman and Mary Yeatman Kornegay of Self Creek Road near Maben came to the market with lots of homegrown red and green tomatoes, garlic, watermelons, house and yard plants, and beautiful canned tomatoes and salsa.

By Jane Collins, Manager
Maben Farmers’ Market

The Maben Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday morning from 7:30 until 10 on the lot next door to the post office.

Last week our new .Yeatman sisters from near Maben, brought lovely … Read more


Proficient MCT2 rewards

On Aug. 29, Eupora Elementary School students who scored Proficient on both areas of the 2013-14 MCT2 test were treated to a fun day on the school playground and a pizza party.… Read more

Sports Schedules – 9/10/14


Prep Softball
4 p.m. — Heritage at Winston Academy
5 p.m. — French Camp at Nanih Waiya (DH)
6 p.m. — Houston at East Webster
6:15 p.m. — Leake Central at Louisville
6:30 p.m. —Ethel at Noxapater… Read more

911 calls for 9/10/14

Sept. 1
2:45 p.m., medical, Clarkson Road; Clarkson FD, EMS respond.
3:38 p.m., domestic, Coleman Drive; Eupora PD responds.
4:01 p.m., medical, Thinnes Drive; EMS, Webster SO respond.
4:14 p.m., alarm, EPD responds.
7:21 p.m., possible drunk driver on Natchez … Read more

Hunting, fishing and music: then and now

By Don Pounds

My father, the late Curtis Pounds, reigned supreme in hunting, fishing and music.

He started Pounds Archery Co. in 1959, where he manufactured the famed Pounds recurve bows. … Read more

School Board discusses personnel matter

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board discussed a personnel matter during a previous meeting.

The board voted to go into executive session to discuss the personnel matter Aug. 11 after President Bobby McMullen called for a motion to … Read more