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Woodmen event

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Woodmen of the World Chapter 94 in Eupora hosted a Milk and Cookies with Santa event. Everyone enjoyed milk and cookies with Santa and Mrs. Claus. A chapter representative stated, “Thank you to everyone who came out to this event. … Read more

Rotary Student of the Month

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Eupora High School senior Walter Meek is the Eupora Rotary Club’s Student of the Month for December. At right is his father and Teacher of the Month, Buck Meek. Walter has played football four years and baseball three, and is … Read more

Animal anomaly

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Dr. Joe Duncan of Duncan Veterinary Clinic shows a deceased calf that was born with six legs — two of which were coming out of its neck. The calf, which Duncan said was most likely born dead, was found the … Read more

Story hour features Christmas book

Ms. Mary reads to Khloei Earley.

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

The Maben Public Library, all decorated for Christmas, had its regular Friday morning story hour Dec. 6 with Ms. Mary reading “Merry Christmas, Little Mouse” to the children.

The story was about a … Read more

EWES students of the month

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November Students of the Month at East Webster Elementary School are (front row) Anna McHann, Jasie Rae Flora, Bailey Aaron, (second row) Isaac Adams, Thomas Gregg, Caden Coble, Tate Garton, (third row) Christopher McCain, Keegan Worrells, Gus Mosley, Hunter Baddley, … Read more

Storytime reindeer

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Santas of all sizes have arrived at the Webster County Public Library ready for everyone to come and visit. Children dressed in reindeer hats enjoyed storytime on Dec. 4 as Ms. Nicole read “The Reindeer Afraid to Fly,” a story … Read more

Maben store busy on Black Friday

Contreras (r.) waits on customers.

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

Many people were up early Nov. 29 driving to neighboring towns to find bargains at many Black Friday sales.

Swank on Main, formerly The Hair Pen beauty shop, on Main Street across from … Read more

White releases newest children’s book

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From Press Reports

 

Area author Whitney White has released her newest children’s book, “Who Left Jesus in the Box?”

“This book is unique just like my first book, ‘Don’t Swallow the Baby Jesus,’ because it features my family as … Read more

School Board accepts bids, recognizes student

East Webster High School student Darius Bryant, holding plaque, is the Webster County Board of Education Student of the Month. He was honored at the board’s Dec. 2 meeting. With Darius are his family, Assistant Principal Carol Berryhill, members of the school board, Superintendent Jack Treloar and board attorney Hugh Gibson. The East Webster students, faculty and staff congratulate Darius on his achievement.

From Staff Reports

 

The Webster County School Board accepted two bids at its Dec. 2 meeting.

Upon Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar’s recommendation, the board

accepted a bid from School and Office Products of Arkansas on seating for the … Read more

Aldermen approve land exchange

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

City leaders have approved a land exchange and contract involving property at Gary Park and Whites Creek Lake.

The action came four months after Mayor Dan Burchfield, during a meeting of the Eupora … Read more