Day: July 19, 2012

Trunk show tonight for local Miss Hospitality

Webster County’s Miss Hospitality, Karlee Stewart, will be presented in a trunk show at 6:30 p.m. today at the Depot in Eupora. All family, friends and members of the community are invited to attend.

In April of this year, Karlee … Read more

Education notes

Locals among MSU graduates Mississippi State University has released the graduation list for the 2012 spring term for Webster County. Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned … Read more

4-County urges members to beware of phone scam

From Press Reports

Electric cooperatives around the state, like 4-County Electric Power Association, are urging members to beware of an ongoing telephone scam.

Officials said there are variations of the scam, but all claim to have money from the federal … Read more

Tdap vaccination required for 7th-graders

From Press Reports

All Mississippi students entering the seventh grade are required to have a recent Tdap vaccination, beginning with the 2012-13 school year.

According to the Mississippi State Department of Health, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) vaccination provides protection … Read more

Reed Brothers perform at MMC

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

MABEN — The Reed Brothers from Louisville performed before a large crowd at Maben Methodist Church the evening of July 1 for its Fourth of July ice cream supper.

Nick and Boo Reed come … Read more

Holland regular user of Maben track

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

MABEN — During the administration of former Mayor Jim Harris Johnson, people who were interested in seeing a walking track built at the Maben Park attended a meeting at Maben City Hall.

The park … Read more

Children create artwork at Maben SRP

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — The final program in the Summer Reading Program was June 26 at the Maben Public Library with Lisa Hester, who is the art instructor for the Webster County School District.

For the … Read more

NMMC-Eupora welcomes new dietitian

From Press Reports

NMMC-Eupora has announced that Shiloh Quintana, registered dietitian, has joined the Food and Nutrition staff.

Quintana is no stranger to the hospital, as she conducted her field experience as a Mississippi State University student at the hospital … Read more

Maben Lions Club inducts new member

By Jane Collins Maben Lions Club

MABEN — Rose Coffey-Graham has been inducted into the Maben Lions Club by Past District Gov. James Norton.

She is sponsored by Pat Harpole, the club’s membership chair. Rose is active in many civic … Read more

Sisters designing orphanage in India

For the Progress-Times

Webster County has a connection to the village of Santa Peta, India.

Sisters Stephanie Stewart and Holly Hawkins of Belinda Stewart Architects in Eupora are designing a new orphanage for the small village to meet the educational, … Read more