E911 calls

June 17

8:34 a.m., Old Walthall Road, car in the middle of the road; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds.

9:18 a.m., Hwy. 8, stranded motorist; WSO responds.

12:28 p.m., Gold Street, dead cat in road; city responds.

3:11 p.m., Martin Luther … Read more

Fresh produce at Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager

Maben Farmers’ Market

 

Saturday was a big day in Maben for more than one reason. The Farmers’ Market enjoyed a record day for sale of produce, and after the market crowds of folks were in … Read more

Jail Docket

June 17

Quincy Jones, DOB 04-15-93, BM; G24: no seatbelt, speeding 90/65 and suspended DL.

Samuel Fleming, DOB 09-27-60, WM; SO3/Circuit Court: felony DUI: sentenced to five years — one to serve.

Toby McKinney, DOB 01-07-69, WM; SO5: bond revoked … Read more

2011 tornado mirrors that of 1906

By Lavelle McAlpin

For the WPT

 

“What’s past is prologue.” ~ William Shakespeare

 

The following story is not new to us: a series of storms interspersed with tornadic activity ripped through the Mississippi night and rained destruction upon … Read more

Education notes

Locals among

MSU graduates

Mississippi State University has announced graduates from Webster County for the 2013 spring term. They are:

• Eupora: Sarah Alldread, College of Education, bachelor of science; Keri Canterbury, Bagley College of Engineering, BS; 
Erika Cooksey, College … Read more

Obituaries

Pauline Earnest

June 5, 2013

A memorial service for Pauline Earnest, 90 of Eupora, will be at 2 p.m. June 30, 2013, at Hebron Baptist Church in Eupora. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The daughter of the late … Read more