‘Time to Sleep’ at storytime

By Librarian Fran Smith

Webster County

Public Library


On Nov. 6, children and their parents entered the Webster County Public Library eager to hear another story. As usual they had a time of singing their favorite songs.

Ms. Nicole, … Read more

EPD report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges/incidents during October:

Speeding, nine;; suspended driver’s license, two; suspended driver’s license-implied consent, two; no driver’s license, one; no driver’s license-expired, one; no tag, one; expired tag, one; no insurance, two;

disregard for traffic … Read more

Aubrey Cain Young inducted into academic honor society

University of Mississippi sophomore Aubrey Cain Young of Eupora has earned membership in Phi Eta Sigma national honor society based on her academic performance as a freshman.

Requirements include a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.5 at the end … Read more

Sports schedules


Women’s College Basketball

9:30 p.m. — Ole Miss vs. West Virginia in Rainbow Wahine Classic in Honolulu

SAT, NOV. 16

Prep Basketball

Lady Tiger Shootout at Ethel (11 a.m. — Durant vs. Choctaw County, 12:30 p.m. — … Read more

Trace hailed among most scenic byways

From Press & Staff Reports


The November EXTRA issue of Country — the magazine for readers who love the land and life of the countryside — offers an unforgettable road trip this fall with a special 32-page section titled … Read more

Pumpkin power at story hour

Alisha Tenhet, Avery Hazzard, Parker Tenhet and Ms. Mary admire their jack-o’-lantern.

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT


The Oct. 25 story at the Maben Public Library story hour was about planting seeds and growing pumpkins. The book was “The Pumpkin Patch Parable.”

Pumpkins are planted in the summer and then … Read more

Embry coaches Lady Rockets to 2nd slow-pitch crown

Trae Embry

By Steve Swogetinsky

Sports Editor

The Neshoba Democrat


The Neshoba Central Lady Rockets swept Wayne County and repeated as state champions, capturing the Class 5A-6A slow-pitch softball title Oct. 26 at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland.

The Lady Rockets … Read more

Flag Football champs


The Eupora Eagles won the 2013 Sweet Potato Bowl with an undefeated season on Oct. 29 and are the 2013 Mississippi Little League Activities Association 6-7 year-old flag football champions. The team was undefeated with seven wins and no losses. … Read more