Nick enjoys trip to Tupelo Fair

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

When the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves were playing Sebastopol in Maben for Homecoming on Oct. 12, people were probably wondering where one fan was.

That fan was Nicky Ray Lewis, who most people here and … Read more

Cemetery holds stories of interest

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

A person can be driving many places, maybe only pleasure driving or even on their way somewhere, and will be driving by some hidden, unknown or forgotten cemetery.

These cemeteries might be the burial … Read more

Calendar of Events

Mister and Miss Mathiston Pageant The Civic League of Mathiston will be having its premier Mister and Miss Mathiston beauty pageant on Oct. 13 beginning at 6 p.m. at Bennett Hall on the Wood College campus.

Children 5 and younger … Read more

Breast Cancer Luncheon Oct. 23

From Staff Reports

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora will sponsor a Breast Cancer Luncheon on Oct. 23.

The luncheon begins at noon in the NMMC-Eupora Long Term Care activity room, and will include speakers and door prizes.

Tickets are $25 each … Read more

Governor approves OCSD takeover

From Press, Staff Reports

Gov. Phil Bryant has declared a state of emergency in the Oktibbeha County School District, authorizing the Mississippi Department of Education to take immediate corrective action.

The district’s four schools include West Oktibbeha County High in … Read more

Pay fines or go to jail

From Staff Reports.

Webster County Justice Court is stepping up enforcement of unpaid fines and warns defaulters they face jail time.

Justice Court Clerk Janice Brunty, in a release issued Tuesday, said the court will be collecting old fines.

The … Read more