By Fran Smith, Librarian Webster County Public Library

“Wild about Books” was the theme of the first Story Time for the school year at Webster County Library.

Before the story, seven children sang and moved to a song “to get … Read more

Shirt sale benefits Civic League

From Press Reports

The Civic League of Mathiston is conducting a T-shirt sale fund-raiser.

The shirt will be royal blue and the design located on the back of the shirt is lime green, yellow and orange. Sizes available are youth … Read more

Arrowhead hunt turns into bottle find

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — Dee Lewis, from Tupelo and Maben, will be found many days while in Maben searching for hours in area creeks for Indian arrowheads.

Dee, 33, the son of Rufus Edward Lewis, searches for arrowheads while … Read more

‘5th Quarters @ The Shed’ start Friday

From Eupora FUMC

The Eupora First United Methodist Church youth are gearing up for another year of fun during football season with “5th Quarters @ The Shed.”

Following every Eupora High School home game, the youth of the community are … Read more

Calendar of Events

Tailgating at EHS Eupora High School will open its campus Friday night at 6 for tailgating and fun.

Bring a tent, chairs and your favorite “finger food,” and tailgate before the game. Come join us as we cheer on our … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Aug. 26, 1937 Big Black News:

Mr. and Mrs. Dempsey Ferguson spent Sunday with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. P.L. Ferguson.

Little Sam Edd and Calvin Vails spent the weekend with their grandmother, Mrs. R.B. Strickland.

Mr. … Read more

Tupelo hospital, clinics earn national honor

From Press, Staff Reports

North Mississippi Medical Center and North Mississippi Medical Clinics have been recognized by the federal government and the Mississippi Regional Extension Center as members of the Meaningful Use Vanguard.

This is an exclusive group of health … Read more


From School Reports Faculty and staff at Eupora Elementary School have officially kicked off an exciting new school year for 2012-13.

EES faculty and staff have experienced positive changes from the beginning. Eupora Elementary School is proud to announce the … Read more

Webster Methodist Cluster meets in Maben

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

MABEN — The Webster Cluster of the United Methodist Church met Aug. 21 at Maben Methodist Church.

President John Jones called the meeting to order and the Rev. Scarlet Shepperd, host pastor, opened the … Read more

Hillhouse earns NCSC credential

From School Reports

Cynthia Storey Hillhouse has attained certification as a National Certified School Counselor through the National Board for Certified Counselor.

Currently employed by the Webster County school system as the school counselor at East Webster High, Hillhouse joins … Read more