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Disabilities focus of Maben Library program

By Mary Boutwell, Manager Maben Public Library   “Build a Better World,” the Maben Public Library’s Summer Library Program, kicked off June 13 with Lisa Stewart, Webster County coordinator with the Mississippi State University Extension Service. She presented a program…

Fire destroys Whitt Road home

From Staff Reports Firefighters battle the fire that destroyed the Allred residence on Whitt Road.   The home of the Richard Allred family, west of Eupora on Whitt Road, has been destroyed by fire. The Eupora Fire Department was dispatched…

Education Notes

  Summer Scholars play features local student Hallie Ashley of Eupora is a cast member in an upcoming play being written by the high school students attending the Summer Scholars camp at Mississippi State University. The play, “Triangle and Tribulations,”…

Maben Yard of the Month

The Maben Home and Garden Club’s Yard of the Month was placed by Jane Collins in the yard of Ruth Carol Williams (holding sign), which is located on Second Avenue. She has beautifully decorated it with daylilies, yarrow and daisies,…

Maben HGC installs new officers

From Club Reports   The grand finale of the 2016-17 Maben Home and Garden Club year ended May 16 with a burst of glorious hand bouquets made by none other than professor Lynette McDougald, who is our own horticulturist/floral designer…

2 with local ties vie for Miss Mississippi title

By Gwen Sisson   Two ladies with local ties will be competing for the Miss Mississippi crown on Saturday. Anne Elizabeth Buys and Macy Mitchell will be among the 44 contestants competing for the title and various scholarships as part…

God’s timing: 1st grandchild arrives

By Michael Brannon   I got up early yesterday (June 7) to make the trip to Angela’s to install shelves, baby gate, blinds and make some outside repairs. It was supposed to be a “chore” day, but life has its…

NMMC-Eupora recognizes National EMS Week

  From Press Reports   The Emergency Medical Services industry has evolved at a breakneck pace over the past several decades to keep up with the advances in modern medicine. North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora, along with health care institutions across…

Bellefontaine native on ‘Street Outlaws’

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Bellefontaine native Todd Skelton will be featured on the second season of “Street Outlaws: New Orleans,” which premieres Monday night on the Discovery Channel. American street racing is the subject of the docu-reality…

Local firm wins MSMA award

Honored for the restoration of Mantee Depot   From Press & Staff Reports   The Mississippi Main Street Association celebrated achievements of Mississippi Main Street Communities at the 28th annual awards luncheon in downtown Jackson on Thursday. The presentation of…