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 … Read more

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, … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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, … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Aug. 4, 1938

Hurricane Creek News:

Miss D’Nell Burgess and brother are visiting relatives in Eupora and Stewart.

Mrs. Willie Lou Jackson and son accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Dolph Foust … Read more