State champs


The Mathiston Bench Mobb 9-year-old Dizzy Dean All-Stars won the East State Tournament at McKee Park in Starkville on July 3. The team defeated Caledonia 16-1 and fell to Starkville 8-7 on June 30, defeated … Read more

Concert upcoming

Concert07-13Waymon Fields and the Singing Bryants from Millport, Alabama, will be in concert at Maben United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. July 30. A love offering will be taken. Fields (r.) sang many years on WCBI-TV with the McAdams Quartet.… Read more

PN ceremony

The Holmes Community College Practical Nursing Department on the Grenada Campus held its 2016 pinning ceremony June 17 in the Corey Forum on the Grenada campus. Webster County residents receiving their pins were Laura Fonseca and Kayla Nichols.Pinning07-06Read more

Maben says goodbye to ‘Good Buddy’

By Terry Harpole

The people in the Maben area will never forget one day in October 2015 when all the world seemed to stand still.

Word spread fast that Nicky Ray “Nick” Lewis, while riding his three-wheel bike, had been … Read more

New vendors at Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins

Maben Farmers’ Market

Two new vendors, both of Mathiston, came to the Maben Farmers’ Market on Saturday offering watermelons and canned goods.

Henry Flora and two of his grandsons, Campbell and Carter, came bearing a truckload of … Read more

Local girl Magnolia princess at pageant

From Staff Reports

Adalee Hardin was a Magnolia princess the week of June 20-25 in Vicksburg during the Miss Mississippi Pageant, where she participated in many Miss Mississippi events with her contestant, Miss Belle of the Bayou Emma Jumper.

Adalee … Read more

Weapons qualification training

Eupora police officers conduct annual pistol qualification and Taser recertification at the Eupora Police Department’s pistol range at Legion Lake. They were at the range on June 27.TrainingA07-13 TrainingB07-13Read more

Health Department renews tobacco control grant

From Press & Staff Reports

The Mississippi State Department of Health’s Office of Tobacco Control has renewed the community tobacco control grant for the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster Counties.

Monies from the grant are used by … Read more

Pittman named to Barton CC President’s List

Barton Community College in Great Bend, Kansas, has named 250 students to the President’s List for the spring 2016 semester. To qualify for this honor, students must have been enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours and maintained a … Read more