Month: May 2014

Rice graduates from MVSU

Johnson came to see his grandson, Rodney Rice of Eupora, receive his diploma. Rice earned his bachelor’s in communications. He said he’d lined up a internship for the summer but planned on being back at Valley in the fall to…

Memorial Ride

The second Cpl. Keith Crenshaw Memorial Ride will be June 7 starting at the old Garan parking lot in Eupora. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the fee is $20; kickstands up at 10 a.m. and refreshments after the ride.…

Smoking cessation difficult but rewarding

From NMMC-Eupora Quitting smoking is important for your health and provides many benefits but it is not easy. Some people try several times before succeeding. Smoking causes multiple health risks to you and those exposed to your smoke. It is…

‘Good-Night, Owl!’

The last storytime of the school year was held at Webster County Library on May 21 with 15 children attending. Ms. Joyce read “Good-Night, Owl!” by Pat Hutchins, a story about an owl who tried to sleep in the daytime,…

Maben Farmers’ Market features fried pies

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market Last week the Maben Farmers’ Market featured some favorite items that we were unable to provide last year. Rubie Harris of Maben brought fried fruit pies in peach, apple, cherry and sweet potato. Folks used…

Double Springs has memorial service

By Terry Harpole For the WPT Double Springs Methodist Church on Maben-Sturgis Road off Highway 82 near Maben was first built, according to some people in the area, in 1837, and in the following year, a Baptist church was established.…

Liberty UMC: Put your trust in God

From Liberty UMC Greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor. As the month of May winds down, we as a church family are thankful for the sacrifices our soldiers have made in giving…

NRCS starts signup for easement program

From Press Reports The U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service is now accepting applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program. The ACEP was created through the 2014 Farm Bill and combines NRCS’ former Farm and Ranch Lands Protection…

Jail Docket

May 19 Brittany J. Dodd, DOB 05-23-89, WF; SO3/walk-in: