Bluegrass Festival at French Camp, May 11

By Sylvia Dickson

Bring your family and friends and join us on Saturday, May 11th, for
French Camp’s Pioneer Day festivities! This year’s Pioneer Day will
feature a bluegrass concert. And it’s free!

An afternoon of Bluegrass will feature The … Read more

Records restoration continues after Courthouse fire

By Beverly Pettigrew Kraft

An inferno engulfed the 98-year-old Webster County Courthouse in
Walthall during the wee hours of Jan. 17. Firefighters battled the
blaze in the midst of a winter storm.

By the time the fire was extinguished, the … Read more

Local teacher receives national recognition

From Press Reports

Patricia Cochran, a teacher from Eupora Elementary School, has been
selected from a national applicant pool to attend one of 20 summer
study opportunities supported by the National Endowment for the

The endowment is a federal … Read more

‘Firescape’ to make home safer from wildfires

From Mike Skipper
Winston county extension director

“If a wildfire came through your neighborhood or community, could
your house survive on its own?”
I know that’s a dramatic question, but one we need to consider when
living in an environment … Read more