Williams attends Robotics Academy at MSU

From Press Reports


Because robots, from remote-controlled machines to unmanned vehicles, are becoming a fundamental part of everyday life, Mississippi State University helped organize and host the first 4-H Robotics Academy.

Altogether, 48 participants representing 27 Mississippi communities, including … Read more

Mathiston Muscadine Festival upcoming

From Press Reports


The inaugural Mathiston Muscadine Festival will be Sept. 14 on the location of the “Red Cap” building in Mathiston on Highway 82 west.

The festival will begin at 6:30 a.m. for pre-race day registration and 7 … Read more

Local church supports Choctaw ministry

From Church Reports


Children make up more than half of the 9,600 people in the Mississippi Choctaw community. When Anne Miller saw a bag of children’s clothing offered for resale online, she knew immediately where it could help.

“It … Read more

E911 Calls

Aug. 12

6:54 a.m., MVA, Natchez Trace Parkway; Webster SO responds.

8:04 a.m., locked vehicle, County Line Road; WSO responds.

10:26 a.m., medical, Edgewood Drive; EMS, Eupora FD respond.

10:51 a.m., MVA, Veterans Memorial Boulevard/East Fox; Eupora PD, EMS, EFD … Read more

MHGC calendar sale under way

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT


If you have ever enjoyed the beauty of the Maben Library grounds, the plantings at the four-Way stop on MS Hwy. 15 or the “Welcome to Maben” sign, then you can thank the … Read more