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Master Masons Degree Eupora Lodge # 423 will confer the Master Masons Degree on March 29 at 7 p.m. The lodge will have a supper at 6:30 p.m. and the degree will follow. All Master Masons are invited and urged…

House passes variety of bills

By Rep. Joey Hood District 35 House members passed a variety of bills last week in advance of upcoming deadlines during the last few weeks of the 2013 legislative session. Most of the bills came before the House for a…

Hospital provides safe boating tips

By Todd Shettles NMMC-Eupora Keep the fun on the water coming – whether it’s fishing boat, a canoe or a personal watercraft that “floats your boat.” Operator inexperience, inattention, recklessness and speeding are the four leading causes of tragic watercraft…

Garden Club observes Arbor Day

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — The Maben Home and Garden Club recognized the state of Mississippi’s Arbor Day Celebration by donating and planting the state tree, a magnolia, on the campus of West Oktibbeha County High School.…

EES receives ExxonMobil Grant

From School Reports Eupora Elementary School is the recipient of a 2012 Educational Alliance Math & Science Grant. The $500 grant was proudly awarded to EES by local service station Walthall Quick Stop and ExxonMobil Fuels Marketing Co. Grant funds…

NMMC-Eupora receives convalescent unit

From Press Reports North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora has received a 2006 convalescent unit from NMMC-Tupelo’s ambulance service. “This unit is in excellent condition with low mileage and will be used by our long-term care unit for transportation of our residents,”…

School Board members recognized

From Press Reports Gov. Phil Bryant proclaimed the week of Feb. 17-23 as School Board Members Recognition Week in Mississippi. Members of the Webster County School Board are Bobby McMullen (president), Nancy Davis, Scott Hollenhead, Jimmy Hood and Keith Hudspeth.…

French Camp’s eye on the heavens

By Sylvia Dickson Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium is a ministry of French Camp Academy and has touched the lives of thousands of people throughout the world. It all began with the donation of a telescope and small building in 1985…

Local team shares Gospel in W. Virginia

By Bro. William Carpenter For the WPT “Why are you guys doing this? I mean, are we doing something wrong?” asked the lady in the parking of the Dollar General store in Harrisville, W. Va. Bro. Buddy Pepper of Crossroads…