Local students make MUW Dean’s List

Jessica Skelton of Eupora and Stephanie Womack of Mantee have been named to the fall 2014 Dean’s List at the Mississippi University for Women.

To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must be enrolled full-time and have a quality … Read more

Hospital warns of dangers of distracted driving

From Press Reports

Distracted driving includes any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving.

All distractions endanger driver, passenger, and bystander safety. Common types of distractions, according to North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora, include:… Read more

Time Capsules – 01/14/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Jan. 11, 1940

Pupils to Move in New Building
On Monday, Jan. 15, several classrooms of the new hundred thousand dollar high school building will be occupied by pupils, according … Read more

Jail Docket – 01/14/15

Jan. 5
12:11 p.m., medical, Mantee Road; Clarkson FD, Webster EMS respond.
1:13 p.m., structure fire, Hwy. 15; Maben FD, Mathiston FD, Cumberland FD respond.
5:20 p.m., stolen property, Hwy. 9; Eupora PD responds.

Jan. 6
7:30 a.m., burglary alarm, … Read more

EWES Honor Roll

East Webster Elementary Honor Roll

East Webster Elementary School has released its Honor Roll for second nine weeks:

A Honor Roll

Averee Adams, Isaac Adams, Parker Adams, Noah Allen, Kross Avent, Natalie Avent, Braelyn Baker, Kelsey Barmore, Caleb Bell, Anna … Read more

Legals – 01/14/15

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of Webster County, Eupora, Mississippi, will receive sealed bids until 10:00 A.M. on the 2nd day of February, 2015, for the purpose of the following:… Read more

Jail Docket – 01/14/15

Jan. 6
Josh Allred, DOB 03-28-91, WM; Webster 12: simple assault/domestic violence.
Shelia Kelly, DOB 12-22-87, WF, Eupora 3: embezzlement.… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/14/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Recently I watched Richard Wilbur’s English Version of “The Misanthrope” by Moliere, performed by the Carpetbaggers Theatre Group, based in Guiseley, West Yorkshire, England.

The story takes place in a … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/14/15

Prep Basketball
East Webster Invitational (4 p.m. — Nanih Waiya girls vs. Choctaw County; 5:30 p.m. — Nanih Waiya boys vs. Choctaw County; 7 p.m. — East Webster girls vs. Ethel; 8:30 p.m. — East Webster boys … Read more

Calendar of Events – 01/14/15

MLK Day Parade
The third annual MLK Day Parade will be Jan. 19. It will begin at Maben Public Library and end at West Oktibbeha County High School.

The speaker will be Dr. Walter Conley. The Controllers Generation II 4-H … Read more