Monthly Archives: July 2012

Starkville teacher, writer visits Maben

By Terry Harpole MABEN — The quiet town of Maben had a surprise visit June 21 by a Starkville High School teacher who is involved in writing a book. The Maben visitor was Pittsburgh native Norman Mellin, who teaches string…

Find fresh produce at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market MABEN — The Maben Farmers’ Market is the place to find fresh produce and other good shopping on a Saturday morning from 7 til 10 a.m. William Shaw was there last Saturday with…

Calendar of Events

Wright Reunion The 42nd annual Wright Reunion will be July 22 at the VFW building 1 mile east of Eupora off U.S. 82. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. A covered-dish (potluck) luncheon will be served at noon. Blood drive…

Black-eyed Pea Festival October 27

From Staff Reports Mantee’s third annual Black-eyed Pea Festival will be Oct. 27. Bring your lawn chairs, and enjoy music, fun and food. Organizers stated that all participation and donations are greatly appreciated for this fund-raiser for the town. Events…

Stewart in Hospitality Pageant

From Press Reports Karlee Stewart will represent Webster County in the 63rd Mississippi Miss Hospitality Pageant July 27-28 at the Saenger Theater in downtown Hattiesburg. Karlee is a sophomore at Mississippi State University, where she is a member of Phi…

Summer Reading Program great success

By Fran Smith, Librarian Webster County Public Library The 2012 Summer Reading Program at Webster County Public Library was a great success with 113 children in attendance for the four weeks in June. During the first week the children were…

County takes bids under advisement

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times WALTHALL — Webster County supervisors have taken bids for repair of the roof on the Doss Building in Eupora and associated repairs under advisement. The Board of Supervisors voted to take them under advisement…

Aldermen rehire city employees

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Eupora aldermen voted last week to rehire/reappoint all city employees effective July 1. Board members did so following a two-hour executive session to discuss personnel during their July 2 meeting. After 45 minutes in…

Locals play in NEMBSCA game

From Staff Reports May graduates of Eupora and East Webster high schools finished their high school softball careers June 14 at the Northeast Mississippi Better Softball Coaches Association All-Star games in Tupelo with three participating in both slow and fast-pitch…