Month: May 2014

Rice graduates from MVSU

Photo by Bryn Stole
The Greenwood Commonwealth

MVSU grad Rodney Rice of Eupora with his mother, Carrie Rice.

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 … Read more

Memorial Ride


rideThe 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. … Read more

WBC Children’s Choir



The Walthall Baptist Church Children’s Choir presented its … Read more

Smoking cessation difficult but rewarding

It’s never too late to quit using tobacco. No matter how long you have smoked, when you quit, you get healthy benefits almost immediately. Trained people are available to help if you are ready to quit. Just call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or contact your local Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster Counties at 662-283-9838.

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 … Read more

‘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, … Read more

Maben Farmers’ Market features fried pies

Harris shows off her fried fruit pies, jellies and cakes.

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. … Read more

Double Springs has memorial service

Photo by Terry Harpole
Setting up for lunch at the memorial

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.… Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Jail Docket

May 19

Brittany J. Dodd, DOB 05-23-89, WF; SO3/walk-in: … Read more