Story hour features ocean animals

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

MABEN — It was kind of like April Fool’s Day when I arrived at the
Maben Public Library on April 19; it was cold outside. Gone were the
short-sleeve shirts, shorts and flip-flops, back … Read more

Calendar of Events

Immunization clinic
The Webster County Health Department in recognition of National
Infant Immunization Week, is offering free routine immunizations for
infants and children through 18 years of age from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and
1-4:30 p.m. April 25.
The health department is … Read more

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