Club announces Christmas Lighting Contest winners

Best Door first place: Danny Paul McMullen

By the Maben Home and Garden Club

The Maben Home and Garden Club is pleased to announce the winners in the 52nd annual Christmas Lighting Contest hosted by the local civic club.

President Dottie Dewberry, Secretary Sylvia Templeton, Treasurer Martha … Read more

Veterans: heroes don’t always wear capes


By Michael Brannon

The Christmas season, when we shop and we buy; the Christmas season, when we put up the tree, wrap the gifts and look forward to Santa’s arrival early on Christmas morning.

It’s the children’s voices, it’s the … Read more

MHGC meets at Center Grove Baptist Church


By the Maben Home
and Garden Club
“The key to happiness is letting each situation be what it is instead of what you think it should be.” — Unknown

The ladies of the Maben Home and Garden Club assembled in … Read more

MDOT honors Webster County employees

MDOT District 1 Engineer Mark Holley, Murphy, Smith, Stoker and Tagert

From Press Reports

During a service award ceremony held in Tupelo, Mississippi Department of Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert recognized MDOT employees for their years of service.… Read more

Eupora native judge for Magnolia Film Festival


From press reports

The 17th annual Magnolia Independent Film Festival will take place Feb. 19-21 at Hollywood Premier Cinemas in Starkville as a showcase venue for independent filmmakers.

The judges for the festival will be Eupora native Ben Clanton, Dr. … Read more

Boy fighting leukemia in Memphis hospital

(Right) Miller Calhoun, 6, the son of Taylor and Allison Calhoun, is being treated for leukemia at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis. The first-grader at Pillow Academy has managed to stay in good spirits during his treatment. He is expected to stay hospitalized in Memphis through February.

By Bob Darden
The Greenwood Commonwealth

Grandparents live in Eupora

GREENWOOD — As children gathered around the Christmas tree Dec. 25 and opened presents, 6-year-old Miller Calhoun was busy battling a known killer — leukemia.

Miller, a first-grader at Pillow … Read more

EW girls coach Stan Hughey dies unexpectedly

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress-Times

The sudden death of East Webster High School girls basketball coach Stan Hughey has left the entire community in “a state of shock” according to EW principal Bill Brand.

“Right now we are just … Read more