WEBSTER COUNTY SERIES: Walthall is a small town with a big heart


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On a recent Friday afternoon, Walthall Baptist Church hosted a chicken dinner benefit for Tabatha Stewart. The entire community stopped by to eat or picked up a plate to take home and filled up the donation box to help one of their own.
Walthall Mayor Belinda Stewart said it is the “caring and giving nature of the folks who live there” that she loves so much about her hometown.
Walthall resident Lindsey McCluskey said it is “a small place with a BIG sense of community!” Continue reading

WEBSTER COUNTY SERIES: People make Eupora a great place to live


1381544_424284821011374_1569944812_nEupora Mayor Dan Burchfield says the Eupora community is like a large extended family.

“What is easy to Love about Eupora has always been her people,” Burchfield said. “This is home.  I have lived here, worked here, raised my family here, and the people make the community.  There are so many people here I care deeply for and would try my best to help whenever asked.  It is like a large extended family here in our little community. Nowhere else is home. Nowhere else radiates the love and security for me that Eupora does.”

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What makes Webster County “The Place to Be”?


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What makes Webster County “the place to be” right now?

On the cusp of several exciting developments, including the top 20 ranking of the Webster County School District, the creation of a tri-county economic development organization and the re-organization of Eupora Arts, Inc., the community seems to be making a few strides in the right direction.

Readers were given the opportunity to share their thoughts in an informal online survey on “What makes Webster County ‘the place to be’?” Continue reading