First UMC honors Harper family

The Harper family

By Gwen Sisson

When the announcement was made, there was not a “dry eye in the house.”
For First United Methodist Church of Eupora, it was heartbreaking to hear the news that its well-loved pastor of seven years, the Rev. … Read more

Fire destroys home

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WEBSTER COUNTY EMA

A suspected lightning strike during Monday evening’s thunderstorm started this fire at Linda Stafford’s house at 2451 Buster Vaughn Road, according to the Webster County Emergency Management Agency. Stafford was not

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New farmer at Maben Farmers’ Market

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Shane Davis of Davis Farms near Pheba shows off his luscious ripe tomatoes, fresh okra, new potatoes, yellow squash, pencil onions, and more.

By Jane Collins, Manager
Maben Farmers’ Market

Another beautiful Saturday morning in Maben brought out the crowds to enjoy the shade of the trees as they shopped for fresh vegetables grown on Davis Farms near Pheba.
Others found fried peach, … Read more

On display at the library

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To celebrate the 2014 Summer Reading Program at the Webster County Public Library, “Fizz, Boom, Read!, “ Payton Lewis has built and displayed a KNEX Roller Coaster. Payton demonstrated

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Church sanctuary restoration wins award

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The restoration of Eupora First Baptist’s sanctuary has garnered a Heritage Award for the church and Belinda Stewart Architects from the Mississippi Heritage Trust.

By Gwen Sisson

Stephanie Stewart, project manager for Belinda Stewart Architects, said many of the comments she has heard after the renovation of Eupora’s First Baptist Church sanctuary were, “It looks like it was always suppose to be like this.”… Read more