E911 calls

April 18

7:57 a.m., alarm, Waterworks Road; Eupora Police Department respond.

11:56 a.m., medical, Medical Plaza; EMS responds.

1:39 p.m., reckless driver, Adams Avenue; EPD responds.

4:35 p.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds.

7:50 p.m., dispute, Hooper Road; WSO … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan

Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

On the blog titled “Tipping My Fedora” is a review of “Think Twice,” a 1939 play by Ayn Rand. Ayn is pronounced like the first syllable in Einstein.

The review … Read more

Calendar of Events

Family reunion

The annual Williams, Bailey, Mixon, Golden Family Reunion will be held in the Montevista Baptist Church fellowship hall in Webster County on April 30 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Bring a covered dish and items for the auction. For … Read more

Piano still has special meaning, history

By Terry Harpole

After 33 years, unless there should come any bad luck or any happenings, the piano at Maben United Methodist Church should still be around after many members are gone.

In 1983, when the Rev. Mitchell Thomas was … Read more

‘Grouchy Ladybug’ read at Maben storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell

Maben Public Library


Ms. Mary reads “The Grouchy Ladybug.”


The children enjoy craft time.

We enjoyed reading Eric Carle’s “The Grouchy Ladybug” at the Maben Public Library on April 8.

The children found the time on … Read more

Lewis earns Yard of the Month award

From Club Reports

MabenYard04-27MABEN — The yard of David Lewis, son of Kay and Glenn Lewis, is the recipient of the April Yard of the Month, which can be given for exceptional beauty or for newly maintained and up kept … Read more

Replicas of local landmarks displayed

By Librarian Fran Smith

Webster County Library

LibraryDisplay04-27Do you remember Bowen’s Dairy Bar? Do you remember “The Owl”? Did you graduate from Eupora High School? Do you like to view the woodworking skill of local citizens?

If you answered yes … Read more

Local students recognized at EMCC

From School Reports

East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus in Mayhew hosted its annual Awards Day April 7.

During the program, instructors in both academic and career-technical programs recognized their outstanding students from the past year. The students were … Read more

County native selected for national leadership in nursing

From Press Reports

Wijewardane04-27.The American Association of Nurse Practitioners has selected Mississippi University for Women’s Dr. Johnnie Sue Cooper Wijewardane as a 2016 fellow.

AANP Fellows are a group of leaders whose scholarly and forward thinking contributions have led to … Read more

Rotary honors Student of the Month

From Staff Reports

CourtneyHatcher04-27The Eupora Rotary Club honored Courtney Hatcher as Rotary Student of the Month at its April 5 luncheon. She selected Teresa Whitaker as Teacher of the Month.

Courtney’s clubs and activities at Eupora High School include the … Read more