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Karaoke Night Karaoke Night at the Gore Springs Community Center will be at 6 p.m. Feb. 15. Admission is $5. Gospel Explosion Gospel Explosion 2013 will be at 6 p.m. Feb. 16 at the National Guard armory on Highway 182…

Children enjoy story time at library

By Fran Smith Branch Librarian On each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., the atmosphere at Webster County Public Library changes as children and parents come to take part in story time with Ms. Bonnie. With an average of 15 children, all…

EFUMC youth sponsoring ‘Date Night’

From Church Reports The Eupora First United Methodist Church youth are gearing up for another of their “Date Night” fundraisers scheduled for this Friday, Feb. 15, from 6-11 p.m. at the church. It is for children age 2 and up.…

4-H leader completes training event

From Press Reports Rose Graham, leader of the Controllers General II 4-H Club of Maben, participated in a Starkville District UMC leadership training event. The four hours of training was conducted Jan. 12 at Columbus First United Methodist Church. A…

Oktibbeha County GOP meets in Maben

By Terry Harpole MABEN — A Jan. 29 meeting at Maben City Hall could make some changes in the way Maben’s municipal elections are held. Marnita Henderson, chair of the Oktibbeha County Republican Party, and Ricky Bishop, vice chair, came…

MLK Day Parade held in Maben

From Press Reports Residents from Maben, Starkville, Eupora, Oxford and Tennessee participated in the MLK Day “Insights from the Path Parade” in Maben on Jan. 21. All you could see were horses, trucks and people singing, walking and talking from…

MHGC plantings gift to Maben

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — On Feb. 11, the Maben Home and Garden Club finalized the plantings at the four-way stop on MS Highway 15 as its 50th anniversary gift to the town of Maben. In keeping…

EES rewards students through PBS

From School Reports At the conclusion of the first semester at Eupora Elementary School, students were rewarded for good behavior through the PBS program. Students exhibiting good character skills and behavior receive Eagle Bucks that are placed in a school…

County pursuing fire truck upgrades

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Board of Supervisors is in the process of pursuing avenues of upgrading Webster County’s fire trucks. The developments began when Mathiston Fire Chief Lee Gilliland and Assistant Chief Shane Box, county Fire Coordinator…