EPD makes drug arrest

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From Press reports   The Eupora Police Department arrested a man this weekend on a drug charge. On Sunday, Officer Lawrence Caradine arrested Eric Jordan Ramey, 26, on West Clark Avenue for possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle and…

EWHS opening school at Mathiston

From Staff Reports East Webster High students will start the school year at the temporary campus in Mathiston because the new school building is not complete. “Weather delays and construction delays have not allowed us to move in,” Superintendent of…

Longtime Noxapater catering lady dies

The late Leola Mason at a recent Maben Farmers’ Market

By Terry Harpole For the WPT   On July 27, people waiting at the Maben Farmers’ Market were met with some bad news. One of the vendors for the market, who had long ago made many friends in the area,…

Church news

Walthall Baptist Walthall Baptist Church, 6775 MS Hwy. 9, is having a rummage sale from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 3. Many good items will be available, as will carryout grilled hamburger plates ($6) and hotdog plates ($4). All proceeds will…

Verbena: A hot plant for a hot place

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel Extension Horticulture Specialists Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director   Need a good plant for those hot, dry, sunny places? How about verbena? Pink, red, and white-flowering selections are common, but those aren’t…

Products from 6 farms at market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market   For the first time this market season we had six vendors who brought fresh farm produce to sell. Shane Davis was at the Maben Farmers’ Market for the second Saturday with peaches,…