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E911 calls

June 13

10:09 a.m., medical, Cumberland Road; EMS responds. 12:21 p.m., medical, EMS, Mathiston Fire Department respond. 1:21 p.m., reckless driver, Old Walthall Road; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds. 7:57 p.m., domestic, Hwy. 15; WSO responds. 10:16 p.m., burglary alarm, Hwy. … Read more

Calendar of Events

Master Gardeners Garden Tour

The Master Gardeners of Winston County will sponsor a free garden tour from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 25. View three different garden styles as well as the Extension Center’s vegetable plots. Homes on this year’s tour … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: June 19, 1941

Happy Creek News:

Mr. and Mrs. Leo Stafford and daughter spent Sunday with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charley Salley.

Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. … Read more

Summer Reading Program

Pam Awad was the volunteer for the Summer Reading Program at Webster County Library on June 14. She read “Bernstein Bears and Too Much Junk Food.” Pam discussed various food we have around this area and why we need to … Read more

State Games of Mississippi

Representing District 4 in the State Games of Mississippi All-Star Baseball game were Tanner Knight (Eupora), Luke Wilson (East Webster), Cade Shurden (East Webster) and Cody Boland (East Webster). Their District 4 team went 4-0 during the week and won … Read more

Friends of the Library

Friends of Webster Library met June 13 to hear newspaper columnist Emily Braddock Jones (center). Emily read excerpts from her book “Aging Fearlessly: The Good, The Bad & The Awesome.” Visiting with Emily are Maxie Bailey and Jackie Christopher. The … Read more

MHGC installs new officers at luncheon

By Dottie Dewberry

It was a fun-filled luncheon and installation ceremony for the Maben Home and Garden Club on May 17 at the Central Service Grill in Eupora.

Mr. Al Tuck entertained the group with jokes and words of appreciation … Read more

2 big winners at Maben Market

By Jane Collins

Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — Beautiful weather greeted shoppers Saturday morning in the park for a cool market beginning at 8 a.m.

Early shoppers were Joan Holloman, formerly of Maben, and her sister Shirley White. They were … Read more

Maben Library Summer Reading kicks off

By Librarian Mary Boutwell

Maben Public Library

MABEN — Maben Library Summer Reading kicked off Tuesday with Lynn McCafferty of Mississippi State Early Years Network reading “Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes.”

As Pete the Cat walked, he … Read more