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Nutrition workshop

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The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club celebrated National Nutrition Month during the month of March. Frances Page of the… Read more

Calendar of events

Boston butt fundraiser

Eupora Lodge #423 will be having a fundraiser selling Boston butts to be picked up at the lodge building on April 18.

Tickets are now on sale and may be … Read more

Deshawn M. Starks graduates training

Army Pfc. Deshawn M. Starks has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and … Read more

Mathiston UMC offers Lay Servant classes

From Church Reports

Lay Servant classes will be held at Mathiston United Methodist Church on Wednesday, April 16 from 6 to 9 p.m. and continuing Saturday, April 19, from 9 a.m. to early afternoon.

A meal will be provided by … Read more

The season of promise and hope and new life

By Marica Bernstein
Books Bygone

Long, long ago, in a time far, far away — that would before the days of Pinterest — crafty souls got their creative inspiration from magazines and books.

These “idea” books often focused on a … Read more

Time capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

April 13, 1939

Eupora Proud of New Phones

At 9:15 Tuesday morning when the 1894 installed hand-crank type of telephone was supplanted by… Read more

Mississippi Counties to share $5.3 million

From press reports

Nearly three dozen Mississippi counties will benefit from $5.3 million in Secure Rural Schools funding being released by the U.S. Forest Service, according to U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.).

The funding, authorized by the Secure Rural Schools … Read more

Pink shoes, peach pies at Maben FBC

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Pie maker Gail Gibson (back) joins Maben FBC hostess committee members Marjorie Tenhet, Debbie Shuffield, Lawanda McMullen, Ruth Carol Williams and Brenda O’Brian.

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

MABEN — The fellowship hall of First Baptist Church was the beautiful setting for a women’s ministry program, “Nourishing Your Soul,” on March 30.

Ladies of the congregation gathered with other invited guests to … Read more