Category: News

Copley graduates from MC Law School


From Press Reports

Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson has announced that Megan Copley of Mathiston graduated with a juris doctorate in May.

Copley, daughter of Billy and Susan Barnett of Mathiston, is a graduate of Mississippi State University.… Read more

Giving back


To honor and show respect to our law enforcement, Wise-Reed Funeral Home has presented each policeman in the city of Eupora with a $10,000 accidental insurance policy. Owner Willie Reed stated, … Read more

Farmers’ Market was ready for 4th

Harris had lots of fried pies and homemade jellies and jams.

By Jane Collins
Maben Farmers’ Market

The weather was great for a pleasant Friday morning visit to the Maben Farmers’ Market.

The cloud cover and a little breeze brought out the crowds to enjoy looking for just the right watermelon … Read more

Maben student earns UM academic award

UM Chancellor Dan Jones congratulates Hendrix.

From Press Reports

Hayden Anthony Hendrix is among 70 University of Mississippi students to receive a 2015 Marcus Elvis Taylor Memorial Medal, the university’s highest academic award.

The students were recognized April 9 during UM’s 72st annual Honors Day Convocation, … Read more

New circuit clerk



Chancery Clerk Russ Turner swears in Sherry Henderson as Webster County’s new circuit clerk. She took the oath of office July 1 in the courtroom of the Webster County Office Building. … Read more

Rainwater presenting program on Pluto

Pluto is one of the most mysterious and distant objects known in the solar system. It takes 248 years to complete one revolution around the sun. It has a giant companion moon called Charon and a thin atmosphere created from geysers erupting on its surface.

From Press Reports

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp will be offering a free public program for this season called “PLUTO: Icy World of Wonder!”

This new presentation will be given at 7 p.m. Friday by Edwin Faughn, director of Rainwater … Read more

Cumberland High reunion


Members of the Cumberland High School Class of 1955 gathered June 20 in the East Webster High School cafeteria. … Read more

George and Claudette Faulk celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

George and Claudette Faulk


On July 5, 1955, in the Cathedral of the Pines at Wood Junior College, a marriage began. George Robert Faulk of Ariton, Alabama (near Dothan), married Iva Claudette Shaw of Eupora and the Embry community of Webster County, and … Read more

Moms super heroes at Reading Program

Library Assistant Pat Ray reads “My Mom Has X-Ray Vision.”

By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

The final program for the Summer Reading Program at Webster County Public Library on June 30 was led by Pat Ray reading “My Mom Has X-Ray Vision,” a tribute to moms as super … Read more

Children enjoy Puppets of Praise

Puppets of Praise perform.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

Puppets of Praise presented our Summer Reading Program at the Maben Public Library on June 23.

The puppeteers were Amee, Wilson, Jacob and Amaris Marshall. They are a Christian-based praise team from First … Read more