News

EWH hosts college workshops

From School Reports

MATHISTON — Educational Services Foundation presented three informative workshops to the upperclassmen at East Webster High in November.

Sophomores participated in You Are College Material, juniors participated in Make the College Connection with seniors completing The What, … Read more

Calendar of Events

Eupora Boy Scout citrus, apple sale The Boy Scout citrus fruit and apples have arrived and may be picked up Dec. 20 and 21 from 1-6 p.m. and Dec. 22 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Scout room behind … Read more

Repaving improves highway in Maben

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

MABEN — Mississippi 15 has been repaved here thanks to the Mississippi Department of Transportation.

MDOT contracted with Lehman-Roberts Asphalt Repaving from Memphis, which then contracted with local area trucking companies to undertake this … Read more

Local author reads book to children

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — The Maben Public Library was honored to have Whitney Yarber White of the New Hope community, the author of “Don’t Swallow the Baby Jesus,” to read to the children for the regular … Read more

School Board honors Brown for service

From Staff Reports

The Webster County Board of Education has recognized member Etty P. Brown for her two terms of service .

She was honored at her final meeting as District 3’s board member on Dec. 11. Brown did not … Read more

Coalition promotes healthy living

From Press Reports

If you are interested in being a part of a great initiative, the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster Counties wants you!

The purpose of the coalition is to reduce smoking prevalence and prevent youth … Read more

Beware of phone scam

From Press Reports

Four-County Electric Power Association is urging its members to beware of a telephone scam.

Cooperative officials say some 4-County members and non-members are receiving calls from an automated phone system requesting that account balances and collection balances … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Dec. 23, 1937 ‘Uncle Dick’ Cooper Enjoys Christmas “Uncle Dick” Cooper is strutting his stuff during the pre-Christmas days! Reason: He was given a brand new suit of clothes recently by Messrs. John and Elkins Taylor of … Read more

Santa Letters

Dear Santa: I have been good this year. To be helpful, I sweep, pick up my toys and wash dishes. I would like a bike and clothes. Love, Kamron Carr

Dear Santa: I have been good this year. To be … Read more