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Maben Library kicks off reading program

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — The Maben Public Library Summer Reading Program kicked off with 44 kids, 14 adults and three adults attending the program Tuesday morning. Pam Awad, a Mississippi State Extension program assistant, presented the…

Golden LivingCenter-Eupora thanks volunteers

By LaDonna Caffey Activity Director Certified GLC-Eupora Golden LivingCenter-Eupora celebrated National Volunteer Appreciation Week April 15-21. Thank you for sharing and caring and making our residents lives fulfilled. The heart and soul of America lives within its volunteers. Our country…

Top honor society includes local

From Press Reports The Mississippi State chapter of business education honor society Pi Omega Pi now is ranked No. 1 in the nation. The honor society’s purposes include the promotion of scholarship, service, and high ethical standards in business education,…

4-H club, leader earn awards

From Staff Reports The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club of Maben and Leader Rose Coffey received eight awards at the Maroon Volunteer Center and Volunteer Starkville’s 2012 Volunteer Awards Banquet. The banquet was April 24 at Mississippi State University’s Hunter…

Wilson returns from mission trip

From Press Reports Dr. Keenan Wilson is back on duty in the Emergency Department of North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora after spending time in Africa. Last July, Dr. Wilson took a six-month leave of absence from his job to take his…

Stewart named Miss Hospitality 2012

Karlee Stewart was named Webster County’s Miss Hospitality 2012 on April 21. She will represent Webster County in the Mississippi Miss Hospitality Pageant on July 27 and 28 at the Saenger Theater in downtown Hattiesburg. Karlee is the daughter of…

6 file for Election Commission

From Staff Reports WALTHALL — All posts on the Webster County Election Commission are unopposed in the Nov. 6 general election except one, which has two candidates. Monday was the deadline to qualify for the office of election commissioner, districts…

Circuit Court term includes murder case

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times WALTHALL — Cases set for the June term of Webster County Circuit Court include that of a man indicted in a double shooting that resulted in one death. Gerry Bernard Robinson, 44, of Kilmichael…

Obituaries

Wynell V. Banks June 3, 2012 Graveside services for Wynell V. Banks, 86, of Jackson are 3 p.m. June 7, 2012, at Hopewell Cemetery near McCool with Larry Vanlandingham officiating. She was born April 12, 1926. Mrs. Banks was a…

7 vendors at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market MABEN — Seven vendors were at the Maben Farmers’ Market on Saturday. The weather was cool, but the atmosphere was warm and friendly. The Maben Chamber of Commerce continued to sell chances on…