Month: August 2012

Local couple co-authors ‘The 11:45 Call’

From Press Reports

Jude, “The 11:45 Call,” is God’s last attempt to give mankind his instruction on how to be delivered from destruction and what to expect if they don’t listen.

The Day of Judgment will come (Acts 2:20). Jesus’ … Read more

Ross’ Ribs, BBQ opens in Maben

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

MABEN — Barbecue has long been a favorite of young and old in summer, winter and about any time. The community has its share of barbecue businesses, and in driving by, one can see … Read more

Child competes in state pageant

From Press Reports

Presley Love Buford of Mathiston represented the area of east Mississippi as Teeny Miss East Mississippi in the statewide Little Miss and Mr. Magnolia State Pageant finals in Vicksburg on July 28-29.

More than 260 contestants ages … Read more

New vendors at Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — Brian Eaddy is 14 and is learning the beekeeping business from his father, Trevan Eaddy, and his grandfather, Dr. Vanik Eaddy of Starkville, who came to the Maben Market last year.… Read more

Josiah Coleman surveys judicial philosophies

From Staff Reports
Guest speaker Josiah Coleman presented a program on “Judicial Philosophies” to the Eupora Rotary Club on July 31. 
Coleman primarily surveyed how Supreme Court justices interpret the Constitution because their interpretations affect everyone, he noted.
Coleman grew
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EES announces Box Top winners

From School Reports

At the end of the 2011-12 School Year, Box Top winners were announced at Eupora Elementary School.

The top three Box Top winners received cash prizes and winners from each grade received gifts. The winning class that … Read more

Threadgill celebrates 85th birthday with family, friends

PBy Dottie Dewberry
On July 28, the family and many friends of Jim Threadgill helped him celebrate his 85th birthday at the “older-than-he-is” Springhill School building,
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Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Aug. 12, 1937 Boats Placed on the Legion Lake Seventeen light cypress boats, each 16 feet long, were placed last week on the American Legion Lake just north of Walthall. These boats were bought at a government … Read more

WCSD expands nutritious lunch choices

From Press Reports

As part of a nationwide effort to improve student health, Webster County School District will expand the menu selections at the elementary, middle and high schools in the school lunch programs.

The updated school lunches will offer … Read more

Church news

Grove Chapel M.B. Summer revival services at Grove Chapel M.B. Church continue Aug. 9 and 10. The Rev. Robert Avant, pastor of Brush Fork M.B. Church, Louisville, is delivering the message at 7 nightly. The church is located at 281 … Read more