Month: July 2012

Church baptizes 22 at lake

From Press Repots

Maben Church of God baptized 22 people at Whites Creek Lake in Eupora on June 3.

The Rev. Kerry Collins, pastor, said more than 100 people attended the day’s event, which also included a picnic.

“Glory to … Read more


Sarah Mozelle Singleton July 4, 2012 Services for Sarah Mozelle Singleton, 99, of Raleigh were July 6, 2012, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Revs. Curtis Guess and Shane Singleton officiating. Burial was in Weir Cemetery.

She was … Read more

WPT receives MPA award

From Staff Reports

The Webster Progress-Times was among award winners in the Mississippi Press Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest Editorial Division.

Awards were handed out Saturday at the MPA’s Multi-State Summer Convention in Miramar Beach, Fla.

Staff members Russell Hood … Read more

Youth attends safety camp

From Press Reports

Nicholas Jones of Mathiston participated in the 2012 Farm Bureau Youth Safety Camp, which was June 4-7 at Timber Creek Camp near Pulaski.

More than 75 young people from all over Mississippi came together for a four-day … Read more

Calendar of Events

Dorroh Lake girls camp Dorroh Lake Baptist Assembly‘s summer camp for girls age 7-12 will be July 16-19; the cost is $150. For more information contact Ginger Castle at 258-7545.

Lollars Grove Baptist VBS Lollars Grove Baptist Church in Eupora … Read more

Parsons to perform at FBC

From Press Reports

Squire Parsons will be in concert at First Baptist Church in Eupora on July 28 at 7 p.m. Admission is free, but a love offering will be received for Parsons.

A native of West Virginia, he was … Read more

Anne Buys fares well in Outstanding Teen Pageant

From Press Reports

Contestants of the Leaf Foundation fared well at the eight annual Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Pageant on June 9 in Vicksburg.

Pearl River Valley’s Outstanding Teen Anne Elizabeth Buys of Vicksburg was selected as the overall physical … Read more

Tomatoes, lemonade, figs at market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — The tenth market day in Maben brought the threat of rain Saturday, but it did not deter the vendors or customers as many came to get their weekly supply of homegrown … Read more

Maben Library displays salt, pepper shakers

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — Did you know?

“The saltshaker and pepper shaker (or in the UK, salt and pepper pots) are condiment holders used in Western culture that are designed to allow diners to distribute edible … Read more

Sapa Baptist honors ‘Mrs. Earlean’

By Carol Lancaster

Sapa Baptist Church honored Earlean Bowen on May 13 for years of service and dedication to the church.

Butch Jennings presented a plaque to Mrs. Bowen from her church family, and a bronze plaque hangs outside the … Read more