Writing prompt winners


East Webster High School fall writing prompt winners are Peyton Flora, Cayden Coble, Kami Fason, Cooper Stidham and Hallie Walls.


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Fire donations


Woodmen of the World donated a new flag to the Mathiston Fire Department on Oct. 4. Woodmen Lodge 94 in Eupora donated the flagpole and the fire station’s first flag. The lodge also donated funds that enabled the department to … Read more

NWCC names field for Miles


From Press & Staff Reports


Former Northwest Mississippi Community College baseball coach Jim Miles was honored during the college’s homecoming activities on Oct. 5 at the Senatobia campus.

He and his wife, Mathiston native Marguerite Williams Miles, live in … Read more

New coach


Katie McDonald presented the program to the Eupora Rotary Club on Oct. 8. She is the new girls basketball coach at Eupora High School and assistant softball coach. The Atlanta native grew up in Grenada and has a master’s in … Read more

Dean named Student of the Month

Autumn Dean is recognized and presented a plaque by EWES Principal Jim Ray as the Webster County School District’s Student of the Month. With Autumn are her parents, grandmother and sister, Meagan, along with Superintendent Jack Treloar, and School Board members Scott Hollenhead, Bobby McMullen, Nancy Davis, Jimmy Hood and Keith Hudspeth.

From School Reports


Autumn Dean was awarded Webster County School District’s Student of the Month at the October School Board meeting.

She is the daughter of Mark and Janet Dean, and the granddaughter of Nelson and Melonie Dean and … Read more

Maben High School Reunion held

50th anniversary: John Byars, Howard Fulgham, Sandra Middleton, Donald O’Brian, Lynda Dorman, Larry Oswalt and Calvin Adams

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT


It was beautiful fall day for the 30th reunion of the Maben High School classes 1942-70 at West Oktibbeha County High School, formerly known as Maben High School, on Oct. 5.

After a … Read more