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EWHS construction, other projects under way

By Superintendent Jack Treloar Webster County Schools Construction at East Webster High School campus in Cumberland is progressing at a pace that. according to Panola Construction, should have us ready for school in August. A Panola Construction Co. representative at…

Tenhets earn ‘Yard of the Month’ honor

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — The ancestral home of Johnny and Marjorie Tenhet is the Maben Home and Garden Club’s choice for Yard of the Month for March. The club committee chooses yards that display beauty, good…

Raising backyard poultry requires commitment

Because you asked Lisa Stewart, Extension County Director Webster County I am interested in starting a home flock. What do I need to do? Maintaining a small flock of poultry can be a rewarding experience and is an excellent venture…

FCCLA project wins gold medal

From School Reports FCCLA members Myra Reeves, Subrena Nall and Sarah Mitchell developed a school bus safety workshop. They taught all kindergarteners, first-graders in the Webster County School District and the pre-K children at WebsterCare Learning Center school bus safety…

EWH incentive program rewards students throughout year

From School Reports East Webster High continues to reward students for scoring advanced and proficient on state tests. EWH also continues its popular incentive program for good grades, good behavior and good attendance record. Cardholders are given various privileges at…

The Pride has great start 1st year

From School Reports Sixth- through eighth-grade East Webster band students participated in the Northeast Mississippi Junior High Band Directors Association’s Solo and Ensemble on Feb. 23. Twenty-one students received superior ratings and eight received excellent ratings. This is the first…

Fundraiser trail ride upcoming

From Press Reports The Webster Search and Rescue Team will be having a fundraiser trail ride on May 3-5 on Mount Vernon Road in Webster County. Cost for the weekend will be $20/adults, $10/kids (12 and under). Day riders can…

Club tours Shuffield home in Maben

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — The ladies of the Maben Home and Garden Club were on the road again March 19, but they did not travel far; they barely made it out of the city limits. These…

Children enjoy Easter storytimes

By Fran Smith Branch Librarian Children attending the storytime at Webster County Public Library the last two weeks in March enjoyed listening to stories about Easter. On March 20, Ms. Bonnie read “Peter Rabbit’s Happy Easter.” Before the story began,…