Monthly Archives: July 2012

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

Newman reports soon to Blue Jays

Johns Hopkins football coach Jim Margraff will welcome the 2012 Blue Jays to preseason camp on Aug. 11 in Baltimore. Among those reporting will be a class of 31 freshmen who are set to join the program for the first…

Local youths competing at NHSFR

From Press Reports Laura Beth Kolb and Corrine Jackson earned positions on the Mississippi high school rodeo team and are competing with fellow teammates at the 64th annual National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs, Wyo., in the poles…

Presley holds Rural Community Meeting

From Staff Reports MATHISTON — Brandon Presley, Northern District public service commissioner, heard directly from ratepayers during a Rural Community Meeting on July 17 at Bennett Hall Auditorium. He updated those attending on issues before the Public Service Commission. These…