Now is time to plan, do landscape projects


Because you asked …

By Lisa Stewart
Extension County Director
Webster County

What can I do for my yard right now?
Pruning Basics for Late Summer: There always seems to be some questions about pruning this time of year.
Yep, … Read more

McDougald JOY Club speaker

From FBC Eupora

The Rev. Ron McDougald of First United Methodist Church of Eupora shared the importance of “letting go” at the August JOY Club potluck lunch.… Read more

3 arrested at burglary scene


From Press & Staff Reports

Webster County deputies made multiple arrests on a burglary in progress in the Cadaretta community early Sunday.

Three deputies were already in the area of Cadaretta Road late Saturday night around midnight when they received … Read more

Watermelon jelly at Farmers’ Market

Kay and Jim Henry from Longview offer fresh peanuts, plums, cucumbers, okra, green and red tomatoes, hot red peppers, zucchini and watermelons.

By Jane Collins, Manager
Maben Farmers’ Market

The Maben Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday through September from 7:30 until 10 a.m.

Regular customers came all morning Saturday to get their favorite fried pies or jars of preserves from Rubie … Read more

Wedding: Sanders – Whitt

Mr. Barry Whitt and Ms. Beverly Sanders

Mathiston Methodist Church held a reception honoring Barry Whitt and bride-elect Beverly Sanders of Grenada on Sunday, August 24 in the church’s fellowship hall.… Read more

Bake Sale Saturday


Tessa Tierney of Mathiston starts her baking project as she helps prepare for the Mathiston United Methodist Church annual Fall Bake Sale and White Elephant Sale on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 8 a.m.-noon at the church fellowship hall. … Read more

Singing, dancing at storytime

The children and Ms. Pat dance to "Animal Boogie".

By Librarian Frances Smith
Webster County Library

Children were eager to attend storytime at Webster County Library on Aug. 27.

After a time of visiting with friends, Ms. Pat welcomed the children into the meeting room, where they sang, danced … Read more

Dietetic interns serve rotation at NMMC-Eupora

At NMMC-Eupora are (front row) Dr. Diane Tidwell, MSU Internship Director, Latesha Winters, Brecken Ballard, Ann Lawson Hobart, Jessica Matthews, Dr. Connie Ray Black; (back row) Shiloh Lancaster, Ashley Newton, Jennifer Kalish, Jessica Bradley and Leslie Northrip

From Press Reports

The Dietetic Internship program, offered in the Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion Department at Mississippi State University, is an innovative post-baccalaureate program designed to prepare interns for rewarding careers in traditional and nontraditional roles. Interns complete … Read more

‘Back-to-School’ therapy

Therapist Melissa Davis [r.] assists Yvonne Middleton

Golden LivingCenter-Eupora residents enjoyed a back-to-school theme last month for the rehabilitation department’s (Aegis Therapies) monthly Wacky Wednesday celebration.… Read more

Calendar of Events – 9/3/14

District 5 School
Board qualifying
Qualifying for the Webster County School Board-District 5 is under way and ends at 5 p.m. Sept. 5 for individuals residing in District 5.

A petition may be picked up at the circuit clerk’s office. … Read more