Monthly Archives: August 2013

Yard of Month

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The Maben Home and Garden Club awarded Jamie’s Body Shop in Maben with the Yard of the Month. Recently Jamie moved in a small wooden building, which now serves as his office, next door to the body shop. Then Shuff Landscape…

Anna Elizabeth Bailey competes

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Anna Elizabeth Bailey competed in the Preteen division of the Miss Magnolia State pageant in Vicksburg on July 27. Anna competed with more than 40 other girls in her group and won fourth alternate in beauty and third in fashion.…

Kuykendall recognized

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  The Mississippi Transportation Commission has recognized participants in the Undergraduate and Graduate Civil Engineering Education Program. The program, administered by the Mississippi Department of Transportation, is for students from accredited Civil Engineering Programs at Mississippi Universities. All of this…

Gibson Family Scholarship assists area students at HCC

Hugh Gibson, Holmes Bulldogs: 1964-65

From Press Reports   The Hugh Gibson Family Scholarship continues to assist Webster and Choctaw County students secure a college education at Holmes Community College. Since 1992, the Gibson Family Scholarship has been granted to a Webster or Choctaw County…

Bishop celebrates her 90th birthday

Wyman and Fran Bishop at her 90th birthday celebration

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT   ”I believe in loyalty. When a woman reaches an age she likes, she should stick with it.” ~Eva Gabor Friends, family and other interested parties converged on the fellowship hall of Double Springs…

Rep. Hood addresses retired educators

By Sandra Dalton   The local Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi met Aug. 7 in the Mathiston Library. President Sue Cooper called the meeting to order by welcoming all members old and news. Peggy Palmer gave an inspiring devotion on…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Is there a certain number of words that students need to know in order to succeed? Catherine Snow of Harvard University stressed that teachers need to teach the 26 letters…

Obituaries

Mr. Barry Weston Aug. 7, 2013 Cremation arrangements for Barry Alexander Weston, 81, of Mantee have been entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Houston. A private family memorial service will be held at a later time in Mantee. He was…