Category: News

Heart Healthy Month


North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora celebrated National Heart Month in February. As part of the monthly recognition, dietetic intern Karmen Johnson created a Heart Month bulletin board. … Read more

Local student selected for NSHSS

Brett Bailey

From Press Reports

The National Society of High School Scholars announced Feb. 23 that East Webster High School senior Brett Bailey from Mathiston has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.

The society recognizes top scholars who … Read more

Students advance to district FFA contest

Big Black Federation FFA Contest award winners Devan Beliew, Tyler Vance, Tyler Mitchell, Levi Womack, Bradley Griffith and Peyton Farley

From School Reports

Members of Paul Orr’s Agricultural Power and Machinery Technology program at the Webster County Career and Technology Center competed in the Big Black Federation FFA Contest at Choctaw Central High School on Feb. 20.… Read more

Teen charged with burglary


From Press & Staff Reports
Webster County deputies responded to a burglary on Ellison Road on Friday.

The items taken, a PlayStation 4 with controllers and games, were located in a pawn shop and returned to the owners, according to … Read more

Local family physician engages legislators at Capitol

Rep. Jim Evans of Jackson and 
Dr. Sue Simmons

From Press Reports

Sue Simmons, M.D., of Maben attended the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians Capitol Day on Feb. 19 at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson.

Family physicians from all over the state met with legislators to increase awareness … Read more

Maben storytime about snowflakes

J.J. Chism has fun with scissors and Play-Doh.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

Since we had a little snow, 7 inches or so, I thought it appropriate to learn about snowflakes during storytime at the Maben Public Library on Feb. 27.

“I Am Snow” tells about … Read more

EWHS students inducted into honor society

Participating in the Science National Honor Society induction ceremony at EWHS are Principal Bill Brand, Vice Principal Carol Berryhill, Holly Ellis, Tyler Ray, Malakia Kuhn, Miranda Story, Blake Whitehurst, Hunter Goodin, Brock Flemmings, Wesley Harrison and physics teacher Brenda Jo Smith.

From School Reports

East Webster High School students were inducted into the Science National Honor Society in a ceremony Feb. 19 in the school library.… Read more

Producers review ag needs with MSU

Jane Parish, extension and research professor of animal science with Mississippi State University, and Kipp Brown, area extension associate in Carroll County, visit with Webster County horseman John Fondren at the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center Producer Advisory Council meeting in Verona.

By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications

VERONA — Agricultural producers from 27 counties and 16 commodity groups in north Mississippi met with Mississippi State University representatives Feb. 19 to discuss research and outreach needs.

The annual Producer Advisory Council is … Read more

Volunteers distribute luminaria posters, forms

Luminaria Committee volunteers (front) Barbara Elkins, Romie Davis, Susan Edwards, Eddie Busby, Lyn Blaylock, Frances Hyde, (back) Dan Burchfield, Ruben Walker, Clayton Allen, Bob Williamson and Pat Hyde

From Press Reports

The Relay for Life volunteers in the accompanying photo, along with many others in Webster County, have joined volunteers across America to help fight cancer and save lives.

Webster County volunteers are busy getting posters and forms … Read more

Davis inks with CCC

East Webster High School senior Monterrious Davis signs to play football with … Read more