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Maben Library celebrates Dr. Seuss’ birthday

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — “Theodor Seuss Geisel (March 2, 1904 – Sept. 24, 1991) was an American writer, poet and cartoonist most widely known for his children’s books written under the pen name Dr. Seuss (Wikipedia).”…

Drug arrest made at checkpoint

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A man arrested this weekend on a felony marijuana charge was already wanted for failing to appear in court on a previous drug indictment. Deputies Casey Henderson and Justin Brown made the arrest Saturday…

Basketball league seeks city support

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Board of Aldermen is considering a request to support a proposed church basketball league for men ages 18 and up. Curtis Ford and Lamar Dumas, at the March 4 board meeting, said…

3 vying for mayor in city of Eupora

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Three candidates qualified to run for Eupora mayor in this year’s municipal elections. Mayor Tommy Lott is seeking a third term, running as a Republican, and previous mayoral candidate Lamar Dumas filed as a…

Fulgham wows club with floral designs

From Press Reports “A single rose can be my garden … a single friend, my world.” — Leo Buscaglia MABEN — The grand old historic home of the late Laura Thomas was the setting for the February meeting of the…

Calendar of Events

City testing storm sirens The city of Eupora is testing its severe weather sirens each Saturday at noon through the month of April. The duration of the tests will be about two-three minutes. The sirens will not be tested if…

Cotton speaker for MMM

By Terry Harpole MABEN — William Cotton was speaker at Maben Methodist Men’s breakfast meeting on Feb. 24, which included the ladies of the church. The meeting, at which the speaker was supposed to have been the Rev. Andy Parrish,…

Womack WCSD’s Student of the Month

From School Reports Garrett Womack was awarded Webster County School District’s Student of the Month at the Feb. 4 School Board meeting. Garrett is the son of Lee and Haley Womack, and the grandson of Dan and Sylvia Womack, Kat…