Month: March 2014

Main Street Maben improvements continue

Pruitt levels ground for a soon-coming new business.

By Terry Harpole
For the WPT

After much discussion at the Maben board and mayor’s meetings concerning vacant store buildings on Main Street and other places, many of which are in a bad and unsafe condition, some progress has been … Read more

FCA horse program adds value


By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Arena Dedication Ceremony at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 4 plus much more

Reaching out to people to share the gospel is… Read more

East Mississippi CC set to host Ozark Region collegiate rodeo


From school reports

SCOOBA – Exciting collegiate rodeo action returns to Mississippi’s Golden Triangle this coming week. For three days beginning Thursday, the city of West Point will be the temporary home for some 350 collegiate cowboys and cowgirls from … Read more

Homecoming concert

Joyful Noise

The Choctaw County Homecoming Concert will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at Ackerman Baptist Church. The Blackwood Brothers and Joyful Noise Quartet will perform. A love offering will be received. Call 552-7726 for more information.

Joyful Noise

Joyful Noise

Blackwood Brothers

Blackwood Brothers

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Lady Eagles take dramatic region victory

Photo by Amanda Burton
 Emily Littlejohn at 3rd.

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora High School fast-pitch softball team scored nine of the game’s last 10 runs including three in the bottom of the seventh inning to take a huge 12-11 win over Bruce in region … Read more

Arbor Day at EWHS


The Maben Home and Garden Club celebrated Arbor Day by planting a Little Gem Magnolia at East Webster High School. At EWHS are … Read more

Wolverines hope to open region play Friday night


By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress-Times

If the weather cooperates, coach Wes Johnson and his young East Webster High School Wolverines will open region baseball play on Friday night when they play host to the arch-rival Eagles off Eupora High … Read more

Lady Wolverines take league win over Calhoun City


By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress-Times

The Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School opened their 2014 region play on a solid note Tuesday night, taking a 14-2 win

After falling behind 2-0 in … Read more

Peppers present Maben Home, Garden Club program

Jackie Christopher with her decorated birdhouse

“Look at the birds of the air, for they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they (Matthew 6:26).”

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

“This … Read more

Spees joins NMHS

Shane Spees, a native of Tupelo, joined North Mississippi Health Services as president and chief executive officer on Jan. 2.

The organization’s community hospitals include… Read more