County donates to parks

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF The Webster County Board of Supervisors presented checks for $2,000 each to the Eupora and Mathiston park and recreation departments on Monday. The funds represent a percentage of Mississippi Delta Shows’ gate fees from last year’s Eupora Fair.…

Cane maker gifts Center Grove pastor

By Dottie Dewberry   Wyman Bishop is like the Energizer bunny: he takes a licking and keeps on ticking. At the ripe old age of 90-plus he is continuing to be an active member of the community and in his…

Local among EMCC Practical Nursing grads

From Press Reports   Thirteen students graduated from East Mississippi Community College’s Practical Nursing program in a ceremony the night of July 6 in the Lyceum Auditorium on the Golden Triangle campus. The Practical Nursing program is a 12-month course…

EWE student to compete in state pageant

Pre-Teen Miss Webster County Mikela Ann Gunter will be a contestant in the statewide Little Miss and Mr. Magnolia State Pageant finals in Vicksburg on Saturday and Sunday. Mikela is the daughter of Justin and Angel Gunter of Mathiston, and…

O’Brians have Yard of the Month

From Club Reports   The Yard of the Month sign for July was placed in the beautifully landscaped yard of Donald and Brenda O`Brian on Douglastown Road near Maben. The lush-green lawn is surrounded by huge oak trees and various…

Local girl competing in pageant

From Press Reports   Young Miss Central Webster County RiLeigh Kate Johnson of Maben will be a contestant in the statewide Little Miss and Mr. Magnolia State Pageant finals in Vicksburg on Saturday and Sunday. She is the daughter of Field…