Monthly Archives: March 2014

Maben Auto Parts has new owner

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Sales Manager Kody Phelps and Owner Kenny Norwood at Maben Auto Parts.

By Terry Harpole
For the WPT

One place in Maben on Main Street that has new ownership has been the site for many things in the past.

At the location of Maben Auto Parts, there was once … Read more

House members pass variety of bills

Rep. Hood welcomes Dr. Sue Simmons of Maben, who served as Doctor of the Day at the Capitol.

By Rep. Joey Hood
District 35

House members passed a variety of bills last week in advance of deadlines coming up in the last few weeks of the 2014 legislative session.

Most of the bills were … Read more

EHS classes relocate after fire

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Mathiston Assistant Fire Chief Shane Box sprays water on the west side of Eupora High School.

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress-Times

With the Webster County School District approaching three years since the destruction of the East Webster High School campus by a tornado, it is now handling a similar situation after a fire damaged Eupora … Read more

Boy Scouts take trip to the CAFB

Troop 30 Boy Scouts at Columbus Air Force Base

From Press Reports

Troop 30 of Eupora took part in Spring Camporee at Columbus Air Force Base.

The Scouts watched an airplane be set on fire and put out, explored buildings on base, used different… Read more

CMI fundraiser

Willie Patterson

Congratulations to Willie Patterson for winning a $200 gas card from Central Mississippi Inc. The organization thanks every… Read more

Lake Emergency Action Plan completed

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The 240-acre Whites Creek Lake offers a variety of recreational activities and has greatly reduced flooding in Eupora.

By Dan Burchfield
Mayor, City of Eupora

Since the construction of Whites Creek Lake, flooding in Eupora has been greatly reduced.

In years past before the construction of the levee, floodwater from Whites Creek had been known to cross … Read more

Hospital celebrates National Nutrition Month

Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Shiloh Quintana provides information on healthy snacks to lunch patrons in the hospital cafeteria.

From NMMC-Eupora

National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign celebrated annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of… Read more

Children enjoy ‘Commotion’ in library

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Jacob Woodard, Khloei Earley, Kali Huffman, Mia and Dana Huffman, and Ms. Mary

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

There was “Commotion in the Ocean” and there was commotion in the children’s library at Maben Public Library on March 21 with little kids running, crawling, wiggling and giggling all over the place.

Soon … Read more

BLY Fine Arts Center nears completion

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By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress-Times

Ever since their founding back in 2001, Eupora Arts Inc. and the BLY Fine Arts Center have brought the visual arts, music, literature and architecture to Webster County by providing a … Read more