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Obituaries

Peggy S. Trussell Latham Peggy S. Trussell Latham, 76, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, September 8, 2012, in Colorado Springs, Co. Born in Choctaw County, MS, she was the daughter of the late Troy E. and Earlean Simpson Trussell.…

Gentiva Hospice presents GLC memorial service

From Press Reports Gentiva Hospice presented a memorial service at Golden LivingCenter- Eupora on Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. to remember those residents who had passed during the past four months. Chaplain Lynn Ronaldi of Gentiva Hospice began the program…

Rifle raffle chances sold at market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market MABEN — The weather was near perfect for the Maben Farmers’ Market crowd Saturday. Leola Mason of Noxapater Catering and Cake Decorating was surrounded by customers who came in a steady stream for…

Maben Methodist Church revival Oct. 7-9

By Terry Harpole MABEN — Maben Methodist Church will be having a three-night revival starting Oct. 7. The revival will begin that Sunday at 5 p.m. with a covered-dish supper in the Don Scrivener Fellowship Hall following worship services at…

VA mobile health clinic coming to area

ACKERMAN — The G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery VA Medical Center will set up a mobile health clinic in Ackerman on Sept. 29 beginning at 9 a.m. at the National Guard armory. The mobile health clinic will be set up to provide…

Children learn about ‘Amazing Apples

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — It was another beautiful sunshiny day as the preschool children gathered with Ms. Mary at the Maben Public Library for the Story Hour this past Friday. Ms. Mary chose to teach the…

West Oktibbeha Timberwolves take down Nanih Waiya

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times The West Oktibbeha Timberwolves hosted the Nanih Waiya Warriors in Maben last Friday in their first round of division play this season. The Warriors’ offense was silenced in the first half of the game…

Hospice sponsoring seminar for ministers

From NMMC In an effort to recruit hospice volunteer chaplains to serve in the Eupora and Mathiston areas, the North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice program is sponsoring “The Last Mile of the Way” seminar Sept. 27. The seminar, which is…

East Webster Wolverines shutout Walnut

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times The East Webster Wolverines hosted and shutout the Walnut Wildcats last Friday night, 35-0. In the week before, the Wolverines suffered their first loss of the season against the Class 4A Caledonia Confederates, 27-10.…

Maben Lions host Punt, Pass, Kick contest

From press reports The Maben Lions Club will host the National Football League Punt, Pass and Kick Competition at 11 a.m. Sept. 29 at the football field at West Oktibbeha County High School in Maben. Registration starts at 10 a.m.…