Heart Healthy Month


North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora celebrated National Heart Month in February. As part of the monthly recognition, dietetic intern Karmen Johnson created a Heart Month bulletin board.

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Local student selected for NSHSS

Brett Bailey

From Press Reports

The National Society of High School Scholars announced Feb. 23 that East Webster High School senior Brett Bailey from Mathiston has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.

The society recognizes top scholars who … Read more

Students advance to district FFA contest

Big Black Federation FFA Contest award winners Devan Beliew, Tyler Vance, Tyler Mitchell, Levi Womack, Bradley Griffith and Peyton Farley

From School Reports

Members of Paul Orr’s Agricultural Power and Machinery Technology program at the Webster County Career and Technology Center competed in the Big Black Federation FFA Contest at Choctaw Central High School on Feb. 20.

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Teen charged with burglary


From Press & Staff Reports
Webster County deputies responded to a burglary on Ellison Road on Friday.

The items taken, a PlayStation 4 with controllers and games, were located in a pawn shop and returned to the owners, according to … Read more

Local family physician engages legislators at Capitol

Rep. Jim Evans of Jackson and 
Dr. Sue Simmons

From Press Reports

Sue Simmons, M.D., of Maben attended the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians Capitol Day on Feb. 19 at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson.

Family physicians from all over the state met with legislators to increase awareness … Read more

Maben storytime about snowflakes

J.J. Chism has fun with scissors and Play-Doh.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

Since we had a little snow, 7 inches or so, I thought it appropriate to learn about snowflakes during storytime at the Maben Public Library on Feb. 27.

“I Am Snow” tells about … Read more