Month: May 2012

$6M bid awarded to rebuild EWHS

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County School District board members have accepted a bid for building a new high school in Cumberland. The district received 10 East Webster High School “Phase 1” bids on May 1 for construction … Read more

Store takes steps to deter burglars

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — The proprietor of The General Store in Maben has replaced the front glass in the storefront with a type of Masonite (type of wood product), which hopefully provides a deterrent to future … Read more

Maben Farmer’s Market opens

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — Saturday, the second edition of the Maben Farmer’s Market kicked off at 7 a.m. sharp with Pat Harpole overseeing the event. This year things will be somewhat different but similar: vendors will … Read more


Mary Elizabeth Hosket April 26, 2012 Services for Mary Elizabeth Hosket, 79, were May 4, 2012, at French Camp Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Alex Coblentz officiating. Burial was in French Camp Cemetery She was born Oct. 13, 1932, in … Read more

Maben Home and Garden Club to attend garden tour

“The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

STARKVILLE— For 364 days, the Maben Home and Garden Club long awaited for April 17 so … Read more

Tickets on sale for Art in Garden

From Press Reports

Tickets are now available for tours of area gardens when the Starkville Area Arts Council presents its much-anticipated Art in the Garden event, said Emily Jones, chairman of the event. Scheduled for May 19, tours of six … Read more

Lady EW end season

by Chuck Bailey

Cumberland-East Webster Lady Wolverines fought hard here Saturday, May 5th to keep their post season hopes alive in The Class 2A Fast Pitch Softball Championship, but came up just short in the end losing to The Hatley … Read more

church events

Grove Chapel M.B. Revival services at Grove Chapel M.B. Church, located at 805 Fifth Ave., Maben, continue May 10 and 11. The Rev. James Howell from Falkner is delivering the messages. Services start at 7 nightly.

Worldwide Weekend of Prayer … Read more

UMW honors Tackett

Edith Medlin Tackett has been honored by the Eupora United Methodist Women with the dedication of the 2012 yearbook for serving 40 years as treasurer.
She also served 60 years as an activist and dedicated member of the Eupora First
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Calendar of Events

Greensboro historical marker dedication Old Choctaw County Chapter, NSDAR, cordially invites everyone to a dedication ceremony for a historical marker at Greensboro, the first county seat of the original Choctaw County, thus giving the chapter its name. The town of … Read more