Category: News

Enjoy meal

LTC residents enjoy meal, visit North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora Long Term Care residents enjoy a night out eating at Wade’s Place.

Mathiston 7s finish third in Dizzy Dean State

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Head coach Brian Stewart said he couldn’t be prouder of his Mathiston 7-year-old All-Star team that finished third in the Dizzy Dean State Tournament played at Probst Park in Columbus earlier this month.

McMinn wants to serve as District 4 Supervisor

From staff reports James “Jim” McMinn is ready and willing to work hard for the citizens of District 4 and all the people of Webster County. “I know the meaning of hard work,” said McMinn. “I know it will take…

New pastor welcomed

Mathiston Charge welcomed its new pastor, the Rev. Bunyan E. “Jeep” Pepper and his wife, Dorothy, with a “Meet the New Preacher”

Martin competing in MMHSA pageant

From Press Reports The Miss Mississippi High School America Organization is proud to announce that Hannah Grace Martin is competing for the state title of 2016 Miss Mississippi Junior High in Hattiesburg on Aug. 9. The pageant is held at…

Preparation can calm 1st-time student jitters

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Ag Communications Starting school is a milestone that can be marked by anxiety for first-time students and parents, but the right preparation can make the transition easier. Beth Bell, a child and family agent with Mississippi…

Maben Lions Club installs officers

By Jane Collins, Secretary Maben Lions Club The Maben Lions Club met at Trace-Way Restaurant in Mathiston on July 14 for installation of new officers for 2015-16. The new president is Shawn Nygard, pastor of the Midway Church of Christ. Vice presidents…

Children discover new love for robots at camp

By Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications Samyra Harris, 7, did not know what she was getting into when her mother enrolled her in a 4-H Cloverbud robotics camp for three days at Mississippi State University. “I thought we would just…

EMCC president embarks on listening tour

From Press Reports Dr. Thomas Huebner is the new president of East Mississippi Community College. His immediate priority is simple: “Listen.” Having inherited a strong college with nationally prominent programs from his predecessor, Dr. Rick Young of Eupora, Dr. Huebner…

Mathiston’s Bench Mobb takes state title

By Robbie Faulk Starkville Daily News No matter the stature in sports, it’s always about the heart, determination and fundamentals. Few communities exemplify that better than in Webster County and in Mathiston, where winning is all that they know. It’s…