Community effort

Eupora 20th Century Club and hospital auxiliary members plus other caring individuals present handmade puppets to NMMC-Eupora ER staff. Assembled are (front row) Meliesa Brown, Wendy Cook, Sharon Stidham, Maxine Nabors, Robin Mixon, Frances Hyde, (back row) Barbara Elkins, Lydia Cain, Melissa Hankins, Claire Bland, Susan Edwards, Shirley Gary, Liz Rico and Evelyn Easley.

From Press Reports

The GFWC/MFWC Eupora 20th Century Club presented 500 handmade puppets to North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora ER staff on Monday.… Read more

District ACT scores exceed state average

From Press Reports

For the first time, Mississippi public schools administered the ACT test to all 11th-graders last spring to help students determine whether they are equipped to succeed in college. The results revealed the average composite score for all … Read more

Incumbents re-elected; Morris new supervisor

Poll workers Mae Florence Gates, Jerry Helms and Nellie Harpole Blade wait to sign in voters during the Nov. 3 general election at the new Maben polling place in District 4: the fellowship hall of Maben Church of God of Prophecy on Highway 15. The former polling place was the Agriculture Building at West Oktibbeha County High School, which was closed with the merger of the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districts.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Officeholders serving all or part of Webster County who were seeking an additional term won re-election last week while a new supervisor and constable were elected to open seats.

Democrat Curtis C. “Eudy” Morris … Read more

Eupora Christmas Market upcoming

From Staff Reports

A full day of activities is scheduled for Dec. 5 during the annual Eupora Christmas Market, including a vendor market, 5K run and parade.

The theme this year is “Southern Christmas” and funds raised from the community … Read more

Mathiston Veterans Monument dedicated

The Boy Scouts of America Perform a Flag Ceremony at the Monument Site for Mathiston Veterans Monument

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”
JOHN 15:13

Those were the words echoed here in Mathiston, Sunday, November 8, 2015.

Brother Wade Stevens … Read more

Maben Lions test eyesight at area schools

Lions Shawn Nygard and Pat Harpole test students at East Webster Elementary School.

By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club

The Maben Lions Club tested eyesight Oct. 21 at Hebron Christian School, Oct. 22 at East Webster Elementary School and then all the sixth grade at East Webster High School.

Maben Lions involved … Read more

6 charged in narcotics investigation


From Press Reports

An ongoing narcotics investigation by the Webster County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in six arrests since late October.

The department, in partnership with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, has been putting together and building multiple narcotics cases … Read more

‘Thankful Together’


On Nov. 4, 18 children and parents arrived at Webster County Public Library for storytime. The children are always excited to visit with friends, check out books and listen to stories.… Read more