Category: News

Meek seeks Election as Webster County Justice Court Judge District 2


From Staff Reports

Jacqueline Gary Meek has announced her candidacy for Justice Court Judge, District 2, Webster County, Mississippi. Jacqueline said, “Justice Court is a very important court, maybe the most important court in the county. It certainly handles the … Read more

Maben Market open Fridays, rain or shine

Maben Mayor Larry Pruitt (right) picks out an outstanding watermelon from the Flora crop in Mathiston being sold by three of Henry’s grandsons (from left): Campbell, Carter and Ben.

By Jane Collins
Maben Farmers’ Market

PHOTOS BY JANE COLLINS William Shaw of Mathiston shows off bagged purple hull peas, lima beans, peaches, tomatoes, squash and okra. 

William Shaw of Mathiston shows off bagged purple hull peas, lima beans, peaches, tomatoes, squash and okra.

It was raining off and on all morning at the Maben Farmers’ Market … Read more

Perrigan seeks Election as Webster County Sheriff


From staff reports

I am humbly asking you for your vote in the August 4, 2015 Democratic primary to be the next Sheriff of Webster County. I am seeking this job because, I am truly concerned about the direction our … Read more

Old-fashioned liriope is current garden staple

GIANT -- The Evergreen Giant liriope is a good landscape choice for shady areas that need a large presence. (Photo by MSU Extension Service/Gary Bachman)

By Gary R. Bachman
MSU Horticulturist
Coastal Research & Extension Center

One of the most frequent calls I get in the summer concerns lawns and ground covers under trees, where sunlight is limited. Most callers want grass in these areas … Read more

Tomlinson announces Candidacy for Webster County Sheriff


From staff reports

My name is Brad Tomlinson and I am running as a Democratic Candidate for Webster County Sheriff in the August 4th Election.

I am husband to Chrissy Tomlinson, son of Diane and the late Richard Tomlinson, and … Read more

EHS Class of 1955


Eupora High School Class of 1955 held its 60-year reunion on July 18 at Central Service Grill. Those attending … Read more

Extension app locates Internet connection


From Press Reports

A new mobile application can help Mississippians and visitors find high-speed Internet connections based on location.

Connect Mississippi funded the development of an app and a website that promotes broadband adoption and supports innovative broadband solutions. Both … Read more

On the harmonica

KODAK Digital Still Camera

Maben United Methodist  Church presented a devotion at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora on July 24. … Read more

Newman president of Johns Hopkins fraternity, IFC


By Gwen Sisson

Daulton Newman said during his tenure as president of Alpha Delta Phi at Johns Hopkins University, he wants to continue to build and strengthen the chapter’s bond with the community.

“We have good relations with the community … Read more