Yates named EWHS band director

From Staff Reports Webster County School Board members have approved the hiring of a new band director at East Webster High School. They approved Principal Bill Brand’s recommendation to hire Jesse Yates as band director at EWHS effective Aug. 1,…

Register for Maben Summer Reading Program

By Mary Boutwell, Manager Maben Public Library You are invited to “Build a Better World” at the Maben Public Library’s 2017 Summer Library Program. All children ages 4-12 can register. Registration will be June 2-9 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. but…

SWCD announces poster contest winners

From the Webster County SWCD The Webster County Soil and Water Conservation District held a poster contest for all fourth-grade students in Webster County. The  topic this year was “Healthy Soils are Full of Life.” Eupora Elementary School had 22…

New bride ruins husband’s best suit

By Roger Alford A man came home from the office and found his new bride sobbing uncontrollably. “I feel terrible,” she said. “I was ironing your blue suit, and I burned a big hole in the seat of your trousers.”…