Children learn about solar system

Faughn discusses the solar system at the Maben Public Library.

“I can remember at the age of about six being fascinated by the planets and learning all about Mars and Venus and things.” ~ Richard Dawkins

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

“Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium is an educational astronomical … Read more

Student of the Month


East Webster High School junior Taylor Davis, holding plaque, was chosen as the Webster County Board of Education student of the month. She was honored at the board’s … Read more

EES honors students on Awards Day

(Left) Presidential Excellence Award recipients include fifth-graders (front row) Belle Powell, Walker Mitchell, Bree Rushing, Allyssa Turner, Carter May, Hayden Thompson, My'Kya Williams, (middle row) Landon Davis, Jacob Collum, Logan Graham, Rylee Crowell, Adam Britt, Josh Harper, Kyla Jackson, Ella Harrison, John Harper, (back row) Cade Adkins, Payton Collums, Karter Johnson and Karlee Luke. Other Presidential Excellence Award recipients were Parron Hill and M'Nyjah Young.

From School Reports

Eupora Elementary School has announced its Awards Day recipients.
Fifth-grade Presidential Excellence Awards were presented to students who… Read more

Friends of the Library


Cadaretta native Mary Anne Doolittle Byrne was the guest speaker for the June 9 meeting of the Friends of the Webster County Public Library. Byrne presented a slideshow of animals she has rescued that are… Read more

Kindergarten class presents ‘Go Fish!’

EWES kindergartners present “Go Fish!”

From School Reports

A tuna fish that can’t carry a tune? A starfish that can’t get an acting job? A seven-legged octopus? A zebra fish with spots? A shark that wants to be friends with everyone?
East Webster Elementary School … Read more

ADN nurse pinning


The 2014 Holmes Community College Associate Degree Nurse pinning was May 22 in the Corey Forum at the … Read more

McDaniel makes stops

McDaniel talks with lunchtime patrons at Trace-Way.

State Sen. and Republican U.S. senatorial candidate Chris McDaniel made campaign stops in Webster County last week. He greeted area residents at … Read more