Good papers are honest information brokers

It’s just true. And time hasn’t changed it: Find a well-run, stable or progressive community and it will be served by a well-run local newspaper.

The Mississippi Press Association is observing its 150th birthday this year. Members gathered last month … Read more

Why we publish all signed letters to the editor

Having WCBI interview newspaper staff about the newspapers and the newspaper business, I realized how much we fail to inform the public of our own (the newspaper’s) story in the community.

I will attempt to write a weekly article about … Read more

Webster County products at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins
Maben Farmers’ Market

Webster County showed up in force at the Maben Farmers’ Market on Saturday with lots of homegrown watermelons from Henry Flora and a wide variety of canned goods and resale items from Ivy Janelle … Read more

Intern for CNN


Martinez at the CNN set

COURTESY PHOTO Eupora native Gabrielle Martinez was among a team of student interns from Dallas’ Southern Methodist University who conducted focus groups for CNN during last week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. She has … Read more

EPD patrol cars display national motto


“In God We Trust” is displayed on EPD patrol cars.


The new design on the EPD’s 2015 Ford Police Interceptor utility

From Press Reports

Eupora Police Department patrol cars have received “In God We Trust” bumper stickers along with a … Read more

Hollenhead commits to UNA program

From Press Reports

Sophomore Mamie Hollenhead of Mathiston has committed to continue her career after Itawamba Community College with the national champion University of North Alabama softball program.

Hollenhead was an offensive juggernaut during her freshman campaign, leading the team … Read more