Crenshaw among fallen officers being honored


From Press & Staff Reports

JACKSON — Last year, seven Mississippi officers were killed in the line of duty, making the Magnolia State one of the five deadliest states in the nation for law enforcement officers.
“We owe a debt … Read more

EWHS senior also earns associate’s degree

Dr. Rick Young, president of East Mississippi Community College, congratulates Edwards after commencement. Edwards received her associate’s degree from EMCC Friday through the Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit program. She took online classes through EMCC for the past two years in addition to her high school course work – and she’ll receive her diploma from East Webster High School on Sunday.

From Press Reports

MAYHEW – Friday marked the first time a high school student walked across the stage at commencement at East Mississippi Community College.
Shelley Rae Edwards will graduate from East Webster High School Sunday, but she’s already collected … Read more

Hendrix receives academic honor at Ole Miss


University of Mississippi student Hayden Hendrix of Maben was among 127 students inducted into the UM chapter of Phi Kappa Phi in a campus ceremony April 10 at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts.
Membership in Phi … Read more

‘Big Chicken’


On May 7 storytime was held at Webster County Library with seven energetic young children. Ms. Joyce read “Big Chicken” by Leslie Helakaski to the children. This is a story about four chickens who flew the coop after they were … Read more

Garden Club meets at Market Café

Chef Johnny Wooten welcomes Martha McMinn, June Turner, Anne Earnest, Suretha Brooks, Kathy Lollar, Pat Harpole, Marie Pinnix and Lorelei Morgan to Louisville’s Market Café. Also present were MHGC members Kay Lewis, Jane Collins and Dottie Dewberry.

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

The Gallivanting Gals of the Maben Home and Garden Club galloped on out of town, down MS Hwy. 15 South, all the way to Louisville to the almost-famous Market Café for lunch for the … Read more

Boatman releases CD



Delta State University student Justin Boatman performs at the Eupora Depot Park to promote the release of his new EP. The Eupora native is a music industry studies major at the Delta Music Institute, which provides … Read more

West Oktibbeha County High School seniors

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Deshun Brown

Deshun Brown is the son of Bernard and Priscilla Brown. His activities and honors include Lions Club, FEA, FBLA, Beta Club,4-H, baseball, football, SGA and senior president. He … Read more