Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: June 12, 1941

Urge Saving Local Power

The Webster County Civilian Defense Council by special resolution adopted at the regular Monday night meeting here urges all citizens of this county … Read more

E-911 Calls

June 6

2:11 p.m., medical, Pepper Town Road; Walthall FD, EMS respond.

June 7

3:31 a.m., medical, Schoolhouse Road; EMS, Walthall FD respond. 5:10 a.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds. 8:56 a.m., alarm, North Joliff Street; Eupora PD responds. … Read more

GLC celebrates facility, and community

By Leslie Hawes

Activity Director


Golden LivingCenter-Eupora had a great week during National Nursing Home Week May 8-14 but the best day was celebrating our facility and community on May 13.

We had a fun parade and fair day … Read more

EWE School honor roll

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

A Honor Roll

First Grade: Averee Adams, Karlee Bigham, Joshua Blakeney Jr., Joanna Boykin, Ginger Ford, Brian Graham, Mackenzie Gregory, Avery Hazard, Noah High, Colton Kirkman, … Read more

ICC Scholarship



Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2016 include Heather Dawn Green of Eupora, Special Achievement, Leadership. Green is a 2016 graduate of Choctaw County High School where she has been a member of HOSA, FFA and Mu Alpha … Read more

Eupora FUMC seniors

Eupora First United Methodist Church honored eight seniors on May 15 who graduated late that day from Eupora High School. They are Lily Pittman, Madeline Meek, Jack Gibson Smith, Emily Littlejohn, Embry Long, Christian Long, Logan Long and Jessica Surma.… Read more

Local graduates from Holmes’ ADN program



The Grenada Campus of Holmes Community College held a pinning ceremony for the graduating Associate Degree Nursing Class of 2016 on May 12 at the Corey Forum. A total of 17 students were honored, including Webster County native Casey … Read more

Jail docket

June 8

Joshua Agnew, DOB 10-25-88, BM; Eupora 1: burglary-breaking and entering dwelling house, burglary of a storage building, possession of firearm by a convicted felon and two counts of possession of a controlled substance (hold for Mississippi Department of … Read more

Farmers’ Market boasts 2 new vendors

By Jane Collins

Maben Farmers’ Market

The Maben Farmers’ Market boasted two new venders Saturday in addition to the mainstays of the market, William Shaw’s produce and Jeremiah Gamble’s barbecue.

Ted Cole of Mantee returned to the market after being … Read more

Letter to editor

Thanks the many who helped with Sisson benefit

Thank you for your help and considerations in the development of the benefit we had June 4 at Bellefontaine for our own Gwen Sisson.

The beautiful smiling, gracious, inspirational Gwen herself starred … Read more