Category: News

Clegg biographer to speak at library


From Staff Reports

Ron Borne of Oxford, author of “Troutmouth: The Two Careers of Hugh Clegg,” will be the speaker at Friends of the Webster Library on Monday. The meeting begins at 11 a.m. at the Webster County Public Library … Read more

Mathiston FD awarded federal grant

From Press Reports

U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) on Monday reported that 16 Mississippi fire departments, including Mathiston’s, will receive more than $1.4 million in Assistance to Firefighters Grants to enhance their operations and safety efforts.

Administered by the Federal … Read more

Brooks graduates from MC Law School


From press reports

Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson has announced that Brittany Fay Brooks of Starkville graduated summa cum laude with a juris doctor on May 15.

The daughter of John Sandiford Brooks of Mathiston and Betty Fay … Read more

Celebrating the 4th



Regions Bank celebrates the Fourth of July with cookies and lemonade for its customers. … Read more

Preparing for new organ pipes


First Baptist Church of Eupora is making room for new organ pipes in the church sanctuary, with the help of JNC Construction. … Read more

Loyal subscriber celebrates her 90th birthday

Clara Collum Keller

For the WPT

Clara Collum Keller of Alexandria, Va., celebrated her 90th birthday on April 16.

Raised in Eupora, her father was a Collum and her mother was a Dean. She moved to the Washington area when she was 19 … Read more

Loyalty Day


Joe H. Morehead VFW Post 3806 and Ladies Auxiliary held its annual Loyalty Day banquet May 1. … Read more

Maben Summer Reading Program concludes

The children make animal puppets.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

A special thanks to Lynn McCafferty who did our program June 30 at the Maben Public Library. She is a field technical assistant/trainer for the Early Years Network, a program of the Mississippi … Read more

Local group runner-up in national competition

Long Time Coming members Christian, Embry and Logan Long displace their second-place award from the National Beta Club Convention’s special talent competition.

From Staff Reports

Long Time Coming of Eupora was the runner-up (second place) in the National Beta Club Convention’s special talent competition.

Brothers Christian, Embry and Logan Long comprise the group, … Read more

JOY Club learns about digital economy


From Church Reports

JOY:Gallardo07-08Robert Gallardo, leader of the Mississippi State University Extension Service Intelligent Community Institute, was guest speaker at First Baptist Church of Eupora’s JOY Club potluck lunch on June 30.

The institute conducts research and outreach on the … Read more