Cemetery holds stories of interest

By Terry Harpole For the WPT A person can be driving many places, maybe only pleasure driving or even on their way somewhere, and will be driving by some hidden, unknown or forgotten cemetery. These cemeteries might be the burial…

Calendar of Events

Mister and Miss Mathiston Pageant The Civic League of Mathiston will be having its premier Mister and Miss Mathiston beauty pageant on Oct. 13 beginning at 6 p.m. at Bennett Hall on the Wood College campus. Children 5 and younger…

Breast Cancer Luncheon Oct. 23

From Staff Reports North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora will sponsor a Breast Cancer Luncheon on Oct. 23. The luncheon begins at noon in the NMMC-Eupora Long Term Care activity room, and will include speakers and door prizes. Tickets are $25 each…

Governor approves OCSD takeover

From Press, Staff Reports Gov. Phil Bryant has declared a state of emergency in the Oktibbeha County School District, authorizing the Mississippi Department of Education to take immediate corrective action. The district’s four schools include West Oktibbeha County High in…

Pay fines or go to jail

From Staff Reports. Webster County Justice Court is stepping up enforcement of unpaid fines and warns defaulters they face jail time. Justice Court Clerk Janice Brunty, in a release issued Tuesday, said the court will be collecting old fines. The…

Registration deadline approaches

From Press, Staff Reports Circuit Clerk Deborah Hood Neal reminds Webster Countians the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 6 general election is Saturday. State law requires circuit clerks’ offices to be open from 8 a.m.- noon the…