Month: June 2012

4-H hosts NASA summer workshop

By Jennifer Williams 4-H Agent Webster County

Webster County 4-H will be hosting a NASA summer workshop.

Children who participate in NASA’s Summer of Innovation Camp will conduct experiments and perform activities related to air pressure, density, astronomy, gravity, robotics … Read more

Gant delights Friends of Library with program

By Fran Smith, Librarian Webster County Library

Anna Elizabeth Gant of Vardaman delighted the Friends of the Webster County Library on June 11 by introducing and reading for them her first book, titled “Mississippi Monday.”

It is a book the … Read more

Lewis enjoys hunting arrowheads

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

Dee Lewis of Tupelo can be found most weekends hunting arrowheads in rural Oktibbeha County area creek beds.

Dee is the 33-year-old son of Rufus Edward Lewis of Maben. He regularly visits with his … Read more

Love graduates State Fire Academy

From Press Reports

Firefighter Jason L. Love of the Eupora Volunteer Fire Department graduated May 24 from the National Fire Protection Association 1001 Firefighter course at the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Jackson.

This intense six-week course included classroom and … Read more

Hospital hosts dietary students

From Press Reports

Brittney Baylot of Vicksburg and Leslie Carr of Collierville Tenn., graduated from Mississippi State University with degrees in food and nutrition.

Before graduating, students are required to obtain 150 hours of field experience in clinical, community and … Read more

GLC-Eupora observes Nursing Home Week

From GLC-Eupora

The American Health Care Association set the theme for National Nursing Home Week, May 13-19. “Celebrating the Journey” was the theme this year, and Golden LivingCenter-Eupora celebrated this journey with a variety of activities throughout the week.

Gov. … Read more

MHG Club tours garden, installs officers

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

The lovely garden of Charles and Nina Rivenburgh of Starkville was the setting for the last program of the year for the Maben Home and Garden Club on May 15.

Mr. and Mrs. Rivenburgh … Read more

Calendar of Events

Reform VFD fundraiser Reform Volunteer Fire Department will have a fundraiser on June 30 from 10 a.m.-until to help raise funds for new equipment.

The VFD will be selling hamburger and hot dog plates that include chips and a drink. … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: July 1, 1937 Same Chicken Stock for 52 Years J.D. Shaw, splendid farmer of Bellefontaine, married for 52 years, has the same stock of blue game chickens that he started with when he and his wife set … Read more

WOCHS students enjoy field day

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — Which is more exciting: Field Trip or Field Day? According to the students at West Oktibbeha County High School, a field day is more fun.

On May 22, Principal Leonardo Thompson and … Read more