News

‘Super Spiders’ invade Story Hour

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — With fall in the air, it was appropriate that the Maben Public Library Story Hour topic would be spiders. Friday, Ms. Mary chose “Super Spiders” to read; this is a Scholastic Science … Read more

Truck show a time to shine

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MATHISTON — The Ninth Annual Swine and Shine Truck Show was kicked off with a beautiful day for a shiny truck show and a delicious swine tasting on Sept. 29.

Curtis and Paula Johnson … Read more

EES rewards students for test scores

From School Reports

Eupora Elementary School students scoring Advanced in both areas of Language and Math on the MCT2 test in the spring of 2012 were treated to a bowling reward party at Bulldog Lanes in Starkville on Sept. 28.… Read more

Calendar of Events

Karoake Night The Gore Springs Community Center will have Karaoke Night the third Friday of each month, beginning Oct. 19 from 6-10 p.m. Admission is $5. Concessions will be available.

Gospel singing A gospel singing will be at 6 p.m. … Read more

Driver’s license office closing

From Press, Staff Reports

The driver’s license office in Eupora is closing because of budget constraints, according to a release issued Wednesday by the Mississippi Highway Patrol office in Starkville.

The local office will be closing effective Wednesday, Oct. 24, … Read more

Black-eyed Pea Festival features 5K

By Dottie Dewberry

Runners! Listen up! The Black-eyed Pea Festival will soon be upon us, and if you wish to participate in the 5K run/walk (starts at 8 a.m.) or 1-mile fun run (starts at 9 a.m.) registration is going … Read more

Board transfers surplus funds

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL —Surplus money from Webster County’s tornado disaster fund has been moved to all five road districts.

The Board of Supervisors created the special fund to hold county funds generated to deal with the … Read more

NTEPA plans area power outage

From Staff Reports

Natchez Trace Electric Power Association customers in Webster County will be out of power for four hours beginning Friday, Oct. 12 at midnight.

Tennessee Valley Authority is requiring this outage to perform maintenance on its equipment coming … Read more

Veteran city clerk resigning

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Veteran City Clerk Lesa Hardin has announced she is resigning her position upon accepting a job offer from the city of Starkville. She announced her resignation in an Oct. 3 letter to the mayor … Read more