Month: November 2012

Mathiston holds Veterans Day program

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

MATHISTON — In towns all across Mississippi and the nation, many Veterans Day programs were held Saturday as this year Nov. 11 fell on Sunday. The town of Mathiston, with a population of less … Read more

County to issue equipment bonds

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times WALTHALL — Webster County officials voted last week to issue bonds to pay for new tractors and mowers in each road district.

The Board of Supervisors passed a resolution Nov. 5 declaring its intention … Read more

District refinancing MAEP bonds

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County School District is refinancing bonds that were issued for capital improvements in order to save the school system money.

The county School Board adopted a resolution Oct. 9 for refinancing the … Read more

City seeks grant for airport hangars

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The city is applying for a grant that would cover nearly the entire cost of constructing hangars at the Eupora Airport.

John Freeman of Calvert-Spradling Engineers met with the Eupora Board of Aldermen about … Read more

Rifle drawing Saturday at Farmers’ Market

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — On Saturday, which was a beautiful day, the crowd at Maben’s Farmers’ Market was just a little smaller than in the past weeks.

One reason might have been that it was Veterans Day weekend and … Read more


Lorene Barton Haney Dale Nov. 7, 2012 Services for Lorene Barton Haney Dale, 92, were Nov. 11, 2012, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Melvin Mordecai and Trey Harper officiating. Burial was in Eupora Cemetery.

Mrs. Dale was … Read more

‘Leaf Man’ drifts into Story Hour

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — It was another beautiful day that the Lord has made Oct. 5 as the little children and the mommas and grandmommas gathered for the regular Friday morning Story Hour at the Maben … Read more

Maben High School alumni enjoy reunion

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — “But every memory of friendship shared, even for a short time, is a treasure, like sunshine and warmth in our lives, like a cool breeze on a humid day, like a shower … Read more

Shurlds remembers past in memoirs

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — What do you do after you retire? Well, you write a book about your life, your family and all the many things that you have lived through and have survived to tell … Read more

Program saves CCS $35K annually

From Press Reports

Community Counseling Services, which operates 29 Ford E-350 vans across seven Mississippi counties, has switched 17 vehicles to propane autogas under the Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program.

Fueling and conversions were facilitated through program partner Alliance AutoGas, … Read more