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Phelps ‘Biggest Loser’ winner

Phelps receives his prize money for losing the largest percentage of weight loss from Civic League President Betty Jeffcoats.

By Betty Jeffcoats Civic League of Mathiston   The Civic League of Mathiston is pleased to announce our Biggest Loser winner, Tommy Phelps of Mathiston. He is married to LeighAnn and they have two daughters, Carley and Candis, all of…

Calendar of Events

Fason Reunion The Fason Reunion will be June 8 at the home of Boogie and Jeannie Holland in Maben. Come bring a covered dish and enjoy the fellowship. Call 263-4056 for more information. Benefit for Turner Modern Woodmen of American…

Maben Home, Garden Club installs officers

For the WPT   According to the bylaws of the Maben Home and Garden Club the first order of business is to perform the installation of the new officers at the May 21 meeting. Club member Suretha Brooks chose the…

Breanna Bess named Northwest cheerleader

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Breanna Bess of Gore Springs was among 21 students selected as Ranger cheerleaders for the 2013-14 season at Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to Liesl Davenport, cheer sponsor. Tryouts were April 19 and 20 in the McLendon Center on the…

Weir marker event planned for June 9

Join the descendants of Colonel John Weir at the dedication of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Historical Marker, recently installed at the historic home of John Weir, at 102 Ann Street, Weir. The dedication ceremony will take place…

NMMC-Eupora gives wellness tips

From Press Reports   Most people out-eat their exercise because they tend to overestimate the calories they burn during exercise. The rule is that you burn about 100 calories for every mile you run or walk, according to North Mississippi…

Honor Roll

HCS Honor Roll   Hebron Christian School has released its 2012-13 fourth nine weeks Honor Roll: PRINCIPAL’S LIST: Kindergarten: Levi Cantrell, Kayla Crowley, Halie Edwards, Davis Foster, Cason Moss, Hunter Williams; 1st: Nicholas Eaton, Olivia Mattison, Stephen Raines; 2nd: Elisha…

Education notes

Area residents earn ICC degrees Area residents were among those who earned associate of arts or associate of applied science degrees or certificates at the conclusion of the 2013 spring semester at Itawamba Community College. They include: Eupora – Deshawn…

Mathiston, Maben officials re-elected

From Staff Reports   All incumbent office-holders in Mathiston and Maben won re-election in Tuesday’s municipal general election. Mathiston Mayor Jimmy Carden won re-election without opposition. All five aldermen ran for another term and were the top five vote-getters. The…

Understand water requirements for a healthy lawn

By Wayne Wells, David Nagel, Lelia Kelly Extension Horticulture Specialists Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director   Water is one of the most unique, mobile and abundant compounds on earth and any living thing cannot survive without it. Our…