Category: News

911 Calls

Nov. 18

10:15 a.m., dispute, North Lake Circle; Webster SO responds.

12:26 p.m., North Burton Road; transferred to Choctaw 911.

2 p.m., medical, Hwy. 9; EMS responds.

7:09 p.m., medical, Hill Street; EMS, Eupora EMRs respond.

7:37 p.m., tree down Read more

Maben Library decorated for Christmas

For the WPT

On Nov. 14, the Maben Public Library received a transformation from fall to Christmas décor, complete with all things of the season: Santas, snowmen, wreaths, trees, angels, boxes, Christmas plates, swags, stockings; all in traditional Christmas colors.Read more

EWES students ‘invade’ Mathiston Library

By Librarian Susan Curry

Mathiston Public Library

The Mathiston Public Library was invaded Oct. 31 by ghosts, cowboys, superheroes, princesses and all sorts of monsters when East Webster Elementary students came by on a candy walk.CandyWalk11-23

They had their treat Read more

Jail Docket

Nov. 20

Jessie Kent, DOB 12-10-71, WM; Constable 2/Kilgore: contempt of court.

Melissa Ashley Bellitte, DOB 12-18-95, WF; MHP G22: possession of controlled substance (two counts), possession of paraphernalia and possession of marijuana less than ounce.

Vlatko Kuzev, DOB 12-26-97, Read more

Maben storytime about 1st Thanksgiving

By Librarian Mary Boutwell

Maben Public Library

The Maben Public Library started November off with a story titled “The First Thanksgiving” on Nov. 4.MPL:Bingo11-23

The children learned why the Pilgrims came to America and how they made friends with the Read more

Calendar of Events


Christmas Parade

The Eupora Christmas Parade will be at 5 p.m. Dec. 3 (following the Eupora Christmas Market). The theme is “The Christmas Star” and Billy Hill will serve as the grand marshal.

There is no entry fee, and Read more

EWES recognizes students for perfect attendance

From School Reports

East Webster Elementary recognizes these students for having perfect attendance for the month of October:

Pre-K: Logan Allen and Kyle Nichols.BikeIncentive11-23

Kindergarten: Gabriel Barial Jr., Luke Walker Brand, Mason Scott Campanella, Braxton Close, Ann Marie Dorroh, Tucker Read more

Mantee native receives prestigious national honor

From Press Reports

Dr. Danny G. Willis was inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing on Oct. 22 in Washington.

Willis is a graduate of Cumberland High School in Webster County (now, East Webster High School). He Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Nov. 27, 1941

Local Boy Chosen for Navy School

Rupert Calvin Watson Jr. of Eupora, who recently enlisted in the United States Navy, has been chosen as one of the apprentice seamen qualified to study at a Read more

‘Thanks for Thanksgiving’ at Maben storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell

Maben Public Library

The Nov. 11 story at the Maben Public Library was “Thanks for Thanksgiving.”

I chose that book so we could think about all the things we have to be thankful for during this Read more