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EWES Red Ribbon

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Webster Elementary School Red Ribbon Week poster contest winners are kindergarten, Hunter Stewart; 1st grade, Cooper Stidham; 2nd grade, Kouper Shook; 3rd grade, Abby Williams; 4th grade, Emma Andrews; and 5th grade, Lindsey Blakeley.

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Punt, Pass & Kick winners compete in Tupelo

Maben Lions Club NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition first-place winners (front) Jada Booker, Carson Norwood, Kaleb Parish, (back) Raven Cherry, Jensen Reed, Caziah Cooper and Leis Parish

By Jane Collins, Secretary

Maben Lions Club

 

First-place winners in the Maben Lions Club NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition on Sept. 28 were Jada Booker, 8-9 girls; Carson Norwood, 8-9 boys; Kaleb Parish, 10-11 boys; Raven Cherry, 10-11 … Read more

EWES students rewarded for test results

MCT2 Reward Trip - EWES students on their bowling trip

From School Reports

 

Students at East Webster Elementary School have been rewarded for a job well done.

Eighty-five students scored Proficient or Advanced on their 2013 Mississippi Curriculum Test and were rewarded with a bowling trip.

Additionally, students raising … Read more

Quilting a lasting project for Fulgham

Fulgham and his Double Wedding Ring quilt he made for his brother Danny Fulgham. Jimmy has another brother, “Booter” Fulgham of Maben. They are the children of Judy and Hambone Fulgham.

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

“A quilt is something you make to keep someone you love warm.”

To understand why some people make quilts is to understand that we all march to the beat of a different drummer. … Read more

MSU student veterans work with 4-H club

Tarra Blackwell of Collins, a Mississippi State University senior and member of the Air National Guard, shares the meanings behind the symbols on the Air Force flag at a meeting of the Controllers Generation II 4-H Club in Maben on Oct. 21. KERI COLLINS LEWIS/MSU

By Keri Collins Lewis

MSU Ag Communications

 

Two groups known for their dedication to others met recently to talk about healthy living and community service.

Students from the Mississippi State University G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery Center for American Veterans joined … Read more

Alumni gather for Springhill School Reunion

RICKY PRICE/PRICE’S PHOTOGRAPHY
Attending the Springhill Reunion are:
1st Row: Bettie Stewart Bollis, Margaret Clanton Boucher Chrismond, Eloise Stewart Avery 
2nd Row: Martha Sprayberry Rodgers, Belinda Sprayberry Murphy, Nellie Mae Clark Bryant, Virginia Harrison Johnson, Dorothy Clark Campbell, Eloise England Riley, Johnnie Sue Miles Hood, Donald Woods, Thomas James, Murrell Beck, Ruby Helen Marter Beck, Ann Clanton Summerford, Joyce Rodgers Crimm, Ruby Carpenter Jones, Peggy Boucher Fields, Ladale Rodgers Weaver, Jamie Baker Sprayberry, Barbara Baker Weddle, Billie Rodgers Luttra, Sam Rodgers
3rd Row: Dan Riley, Lounell Boucher Mongum, Bobbie M. Blaylock, Sue Hemphill McRaney, Brenda Robinson Alford, Grace Rodgers Paris, Harold Gary, Eddie Ruth Gary Hill, Willy Earl Stoddard
4th Row: Joe James Miles, Lanier Beck, Bill Stewart, Howard Sprayberry, Kermit Worthy, Ann Harrison, J.B. Rowe, Wayne Baker, Ed Baker, Sterling Doolittle, Carl David James, Travis England, Troy England, Jack Hendrix, Billy Frank James
5th Row: Kent Bingham, Joy O’Neal Hendrix, Robert Tindall, Russell Tindall, Richard James

From Press Reports

 

Aug. 31 was the 20th semiannual Springhill Reunion.

Around 80 people gathered at 10 a.m. at the Springhill School House, with Thomas James calling the group to order and awarding two gifts: the first was to … Read more

Margie Ellington Turning 100

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Margie Ellington, formerly of the Sapa community, will be celebrating her 100th birthday around Thanksgiving. She is now living in a nursing home in Oxford. Former neighbor Etta Reed of Sapa says she would love for her to come home … Read more

‘Pride of Eupora’ places 2nd

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From Press Reports

 

The “Pride of Eupora” Marching Band traveled to the campus of Pearl High School in Pearl on Nov. 2 to compete in the Mississippi Bandmasters Association/Mississippi High School Activities Association Championship Marching Competition for Class 2A.… Read more

Quinn being presented as debutante

Sonmondra Quinn

From Press Reports

 

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. (Rho Nu Zeta Chapter) will host its 14th Annual Debutante Scholarship Pageant this Saturday at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman. The program will begin at 7 p.m. This year’s … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Next year will mark 80 years since the Blackwood Brothers Quartet formed in Choctaw County, not far from where I live. Throughout my life I have enjoyed listening to recordings … Read more