County, city contract with CodeRED

From Press Reports

Webster County and the city of Eupora have contracted with Emergency Communications Network LLC to license its CodeRED high-speed notification solution.

The CodeRED system provides officials the ability to quickly deliver messages to targeted areas or the … Read more

Officials probe 2 area fires

From Press, Staff Reports

Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said he has reported two area structure fires to the state fire marshal’s office because he believes they may have originated as a result of arson.

The Mathiston and … Read more

Obituaries

Charles Loran Holloway Oct. 12, 2012 Services for Charles Loran Holloway, 73, of Eupora were Oct. 15, 2012, at Wise Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Rev. Willy Weddle officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery in Slate Springs.… Read more

Farmers

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — The Maben Farmers’ Market is alive and well on Saturdays from 8 until 11 a.m.

The Maben Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Farmers’ Market is the scene of sales from area vendors and … Read more

Library Friends learn about hummingbirds

By Fran Smith, Librarian Webster County Public Library

On Oct. 8, Friends of the Webster County Public Library had as guest speakers Dianne Patterson of Columbus and Margaret Copeland of Starkville, both with the Oktibbeha Audubon Society.

As representatives of … Read more

‘Super Spiders’ invade Story Hour

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — With fall in the air, it was appropriate that the Maben Public Library Story Hour topic would be spiders. Friday, Ms. Mary chose “Super Spiders” to read; this is a Scholastic Science … Read more