Category: News

Voters must show photo ID card


From Press Reports

All Mississippians voting at the polls are required to show a photo ID card. Also, individuals voting in person by absentee ballot in person in the circuit clerk’s office are required to show a photo ID.… Read more

Todd Mitchell seeks to serve as Webster County Constable Post 2

Todd Mitchell

My name is Todd Mitchell. I am the son of Jerry Mitchell and the late Martha Mitchell, also, the brother to Sheriff Tim Mitchell. I am married to Tiffany Mitchell and we share 5 beautiful children together.… Read more

Once an Eagle, always an Eagle: class has 50th reunion

Members of Eupora High School’s Class of 1965 gather at the Country Club during their 50-year reunion.

By Sue Lowe

The 50th reunion of the Eupora High School Class of 1965 gave the members and honorees a time to relive high school memories as they gathered for this special celebration. There are class reunions but this 50th … Read more

Assist at Winona fire


Fire crews from Tomnolen and Mathiston were dispatched to Winona the night of July 20 to assist with fighting a fire that destroyed SuperValu, the city’s lone grocery store. They were among firefighters from six counties who came … Read more

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