Month: June 2012

6 file for Election Commission

From Staff Reports

WALTHALL — All posts on the Webster County Election Commission are unopposed in the Nov. 6 general election except one, which has two candidates.

Monday was the deadline to qualify for the office of election commissioner, districts … Read more

Circuit Court term includes murder case

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — Cases set for the June term of Webster County Circuit Court include that of a man indicted in a double shooting that resulted in one death.

Gerry Bernard Robinson, 44, of Kilmichael … Read more


Wynell V. Banks June 3, 2012 Graveside services for Wynell V. Banks, 86, of Jackson are 3 p.m. June 7, 2012, at Hopewell Cemetery near McCool with Larry Vanlandingham officiating. She was born April 12, 1926. Mrs. Banks was a … Read more

7 vendors at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — Seven vendors were at the Maben Farmers’ Market on Saturday. The weather was cool, but the atmosphere was warm and friendly.

The Maben Chamber of Commerce continued to sell chances on … Read more

Cooksey’s leaves long legacy of serving area

From Staff, Submitted Reports

Cooksey’s Feed & Seed and Amoco service station was a staple in Eupora for more than 40 years before closing.

While no longer open, the business at the northeast corner of highways 182 and 9 leaves … Read more

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — Do you know what a frog is before it is a frog? Well, it’s a tadpole.

The April 27 story at the Maben Public Library’s Story Hour, “The Big Wide-Mouthed Frog” by … Read more

Maben Lions Club hosts students from WOHS

By Jane Collins, President Maben Lions Club

This year Maben Lions Club sponsored three students from West Oktibbeha High School to attend the Mississippi Lions Leadership Conferences at Roosevelt State Park near Morton.

Two young men, Jonathan Love and Deshun … Read more

Murphy Medical Supply buys Tru-Care

From Press Reports

Tru-Care Medical is now under new ownership and a new name, Murphy Medical Supply.

Michael Murphy, son of Allen and Sheila Murphy of Eupora, decided to move back to Eupora to open his own business. Michael graduated … Read more

Calendar of Events

Fason Reunion The Fason Reunion will be June 9 at the home of Boogie and Jeannie Holland in Maben. Come bring a covered dish and enjoy the fellowship. For more information call 263-4056.

Benefit for Paul Peacock A benefit for … Read more

CALS/MAFES honor Brand

From press reports

Two staff members in Mississippi State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station have been awarded for outstanding contributions.

David Brand of Mantee is a senior research associate and Gail … Read more