Fire destroys home



A suspected lightning strike during Monday evening’s thunderstorm started this fire at Linda Stafford’s house at 2451 Buster Vaughn Road, according to the Webster County Emergency Management Agency. Stafford was not

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New farmer at Maben Farmers’ Market

Shane Davis of Davis Farms near Pheba shows off his luscious ripe tomatoes, fresh okra, new potatoes, yellow squash, pencil onions, and more.

By Jane Collins, Manager
Maben Farmers’ Market

Another beautiful Saturday morning in Maben brought out the crowds to enjoy the shade of the trees as they shopped for fresh vegetables grown on Davis Farms near Pheba.
Others found fried peach, … Read more

On display at the library


To celebrate the 2014 Summer Reading Program at the Webster County Public Library, “Fizz, Boom, Read!, “ Payton Lewis has built and displayed a KNEX Roller Coaster. Payton demonstrated

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Church sanctuary restoration wins award

The restoration of Eupora First Baptist’s sanctuary has garnered a Heritage Award for the church and Belinda Stewart Architects from the Mississippi Heritage Trust.

By Gwen Sisson

Stephanie Stewart, project manager for Belinda Stewart Architects, said many of the comments she has heard after the renovation of Eupora’s First Baptist Church sanctuary were, “It looks like it was always suppose to be like this.”… Read more

MSU graduate with local ties gets surprise

Amanda Morgan goes in for a hug with Sean Morgan during graduation ceremonies.

As May ended, the beginning of many futures began with a walk across a stage as a graduate.
On Friday May 16, 131 degrees were conferred by MSU Meridian.
It’s always special and for some students, the emotions can be … Read more