Eagles drop tough region contest to Winona, 24-14

Al Dumas running behind the blocks of Justin Richardson and Christian Long.
Photos by Richard Love/Ballshotz

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School football team hopes to bounce back from its first Region 4-2A loss of the season when the Eagles play host to a powerful Calhoun City team on Friday night.

The … Read more

Mathiston Veterans Memorial nears completion

STAFF PHOTO/CHUCK BAILEY
The Mathiston Veterans Memorial.

Commemoration ceremony set for Nov. 8 for memorial

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The new Mathiston Veterans Memorial is near completion. Just a few minor cosmetic additions still need to be added, and lighting for the American and Mississippi … Read more

District governor visits Maben Lions Club

 JANE COLLINS
Dickson presents a 20-year chevron pin to Rob Collins of Maben.

By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club

The Maben Lions Club met Oct. 13 at Trace-Way Restaurant in Mathiston for a regular meeting at noon.

The program was called to order by President Shawn Nygard. After a brief business meeting … Read more

Rearing, not raising, children in today’s world

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Our society places way too much faith in Facebook and social media in general. Since when did Facebook/social media determine what caliber of mother one is?

Sure, I am still at that stage in my life where I do actually … Read more

Time Capsules – 10/21/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Oct. 24, 1940

Sheriff Gets Liquor Still
In a raid led by Sheriff J.P. Wright Friday afternoon of last week a 100-gallon whiskey still was destroyed and 110 gallons of … Read more