Local band performs around state

By Sealy Smith For the WPT

The members of ARC may seem like a group of normal kids, but after hearing them perform, or even talk about performing, it is easy for anyone to see that they have a strong … Read more

Calendar of Events

Weight Watchers Weight Watchers is starting a new class beginning the week of Sept. 17 at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora, in the hospital’s Education Room 1, 70 Medical Plaza. Meetings are held on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.

The Mississippi Department … Read more

Board tables construction note vote

From Staff Reports

Webster County School District board members are considering issuing a note to finance construction costs at East Webster High School’s campus in Cumberland.

Superintendent Jack Treloar, on Aug. 14, recommended the board adopt a resolution of intent … Read more

Great selection at Maben Farmers

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — Although it looked like it was going to start raining any minute, the Maben Farmers’ Market opened as usual Saturday at 7 a.m., and continued until close with just a few … Read more

Library Story Hour features ‘Kissing Hand’

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — After a long hot summer, it is time to begin the Friday morning Story Hour at the Maben Public Library, where the kids listen to stories, draw, color, play with dough and … Read more


4 file for School Board seats Four people have qualified to run for two seats on the Webster County School Board.

District 3 candidates are Jimmy Hood and Naioma Lamb. Two-term incumbent Etty P. Brown is not seeking re-election. Running … Read more

Program matches donated equipment to patients


In honor of the National Rehabilitation Awareness Celebration in September, hospitals affiliated with North Mississippi Medical Center are seeking new and used durable medical equipment for its Second Time Around Program.

The program makes new and used medical … Read more

Smith Rotary Student for month of September

From Staff Reports

The Eupora Rotary Club honored senior Madison Smith as Rotary Student of the Month at its Sept. 4 meeting.

Her honors at Eupora High School include highest academic average (7th-11th grade), Woodmen of the World History Award … Read more

Local girl places in pageant

Nadia Robinson, a seventh-grade student at Eupora High School, competed in the Pre-Teen Division of the National American Miss Pageant in Jackson on Aug. 31-Sept. 2.

She placed in the Top 10 out of 59 girls in her age division. … Read more

Civic League hosts self-defense class

By Tabitha Fulgham For the WPT

MATHISTON — The Civic League of Mathiston hosted a ladies self- defense class Aug. 21 and 23 with Dr. Thomas Pearson of Starkville and James Phillips of Maben.

Pearson presented the ladies with information … Read more