Month: November 2012

Children have fun at Story Hour

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — Around 10 o’clock mommas and kids started arriving for another fun time at the Maben Public Library on Friday. Fun to us is read a good book, do some water coloring and … Read more

Lions Club conducts vision screening at EES

From School Reports

Volunteers from the Eupora Lions Club conducted eye screening for first- through sixth-grade students at Eupora Elementary School on Oct. 16 and 17.

Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired for many years. The Eupora … Read more

EES rewards students for state test scores

From School Reports

Eupora Elementary School students scoring Advanced or Proficient in both areas of Language and Math on the MCT2 test in the spring of 2012 were treated to a pizza reward party at Whites Creek Lake on Oct. … Read more

1st Mathiston pageant great success

For the WPT

The Civic League of Mathiston is proud of the 40 contestants that participated in the first Mister and Miss Mathiston pageant on Oct. 13.

Bennett Hall at Wood College/East Webster High was filled with parents, grandparents, aunts, … Read more

MPL displays Santa Clauses

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — “Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas and simply ‘Santa,” is a figure with legendary, historical and folkloric origins who, in many western cultures, is said to bring gifts to … Read more

Gamble wins rifle at Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — Shawn Nygard, president of the Maben Chamber of Commerce, and Earl Blade, volunteer for the Maben Farmers’ Market, congratulate Jeremiah Gamble of Maben on winning the Browning A-Bolt Composite Stalker rifle.… Read more

Church News

New Pleasant Spring M.B. New Pleasant Spring M.B. Church in Stewart will have an appreciation program for LuSendy “Cindy” McClain at 3 p.m. Nov. 24. Choirs, soloists and musicians are invited to participate.

Pine Forest Baptist Come celebrate the beginning … Read more

Education notes

MSU announces summer grads Five Webster Countians were among graduates of Mississippi State University’s 2012 summer term. They were:

• Marla Bigham, Mantee, College of Ag. & Life Sciences, BS • Gabriella Davis, Maben, College of Arts & Sciences, MA … Read more

NMMC-Eupora provides hunter safety information

By Todd Shettles NMMC-Eupora

Hunting around here is a tradition. One that can be the most enjoyable experiences but can turn to the greatest heartbreak. If approached from a safety standpoint your hunting experience can be one of good memories … Read more

MDOC recognizes Modzelewski

From press reports

The Mississippi Department of Corrections has announced the July, August and September Region I Community Corrections employee award recipients for the third quarter of 2012.

Award recipients included Field Officer I Stanley Modzelewski of Maben, who received … Read more