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Final Reading Program a treasure

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Public Library   The final Summer Reading Program at Webster County Public Library on June 25 was a treasure. Dressed as the pirate, Capt. Jack Sparrow, Ms. Bonnie read “Do Pirates Take A Bath?”…

Freedom celebration

The Webster County Baptist Association Choir and Orchestra performs patriotic songs during the first-ever Freedom Celebration at First Baptist Church of Mathiston. The June 30 event featured choir and orchestra members from churches through the county. The celebration was under…

UMW honors Curry for service

For the WPT   Mathiston United Methodist Church is pastored by the Revs. Franklin Lowe and Roger Miller. Both have high praise for Susan Curry and the work she does to support the church. A presentation June 30 surprised Curry,…

Obituaries

Larry Noble Mays June 26, 2013 Services for Larry Noble Mays, 65, of Moss Point, formerly of Eupora, were June 30, 2013, at Dumas Chapel Methodist Church. Burial was in North Union Cemetery. He died June 26, 2013. Survivors include…

Tips for calling 911 on a cell phone

By Jimmy McLemore Webster County 911 Director The Webster County 911 Center would like to pass along some information and tips on using cell phones for emergency 911 calls. Anyone making a 911 call from a cell phone should remember…

911 calls

June 24 9:15 a.m., medical, East Gum Avenue; EMS responds. 11:29 a.m., medical, West Clark Street; EMS, Eupora FD respond. 12:05 p.m., medical, Cumberland Road; EMS responds. 12:47 p.m., disturbance, Waterworks Road; Eupora PD responds. 4:52 p.m., alarm, North Gold;…

Calendar of Events

Schaefer Reunion J.D. Schaefer, Tom Schaefer and Lorene Schaefer Cummins invite all descended family, all extended family and all family friends of the Peter Joseph Schaefer family to an old-fashioned family reunion at the old home place of Antley Joe…

Maben hangs flags early for July 4

By Terry Harpole For the WPT   When people drive through the town of Maben on Highway 15, they will quickly have the feeling the people of Maben and the area are patriotic and respect the flag. Thanks to Maben…

Two new vendors at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market   June 29 brought two new vendors to the Maben Farmers’ Market. Carrie Hickson of Mathiston makes her own pourings of Moda Candles, a product that she has sold mainly online up until…