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Maben cemetery memorial well attended

By Terry Harpole For the WPT   The old expression “The best is yet to come” might have been the expression of many people in the Maben area, including the members of the board of Maben Memorial Garden, after the…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Sometimes I’m asked, “How long have you been doing Vaughan’s Vocabulary?” Actually, it’s been about 20 years. I originally did Vaughan’s Vocabulary when I was a radio personality. I gave…

NTEPA changeout

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Josh Doss and Craig McCluskey of Natchez Trace Electric Power Association transfer three-phase power lines from a wood utility pole to a steel pole. They were working Wednesday morning at West Roane Avenue and North Dunn. NTEPA is replacing rotten…

School Board revises policy

From Staff Reports   Webster County School Board members approved revision of a district policy at a previous meeting. They approved the revision to the “Promotion and Retention” policy at the request of Superintendent Jack Treloar, according to minutes of…

Ansell Hawkeye rescinds layoff notices

From Press, Staff Reports   Ansell Hawkeye Inc. has announced the cancellation of the anticipated pending layoffs at its Eupora facility. Ansell Hawkeye previously communicated to appropriate government authorities its plans to move forward with reducing production staffing levels beginning…

Man faces questioning in area crimes

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From Press, Staff Reports   A Webster County man wanted for questioning on multiple crimes in the state was picked up by Chickasaw County law enforcement Saturday afternoon. John Curtis Williams, 27, was transported to Calhoun County, where he was…

Burchfield elected mayor; Gary, alderman at-large

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By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Alderman-at-large Dan Burchfield is now Eupora’s mayor-elect after winning a three-man race in Tuesday’s general election. The four-term alderman was elected mayor by garnering 295 votes (41.5 percent), according to complete but unofficial…

New vendors at Farmers’ Market

For the WPT   The Maben Farmers’ Market welcomed three new vendors with unique products last week. David and Linda Early of Clarkson community near Mathiston brought lots of potatoes freshly dug from their patch Friday. David says that potatoes…