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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…

EES student attends presidential inauguration

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A Eupora Elementary School student witnessed history firsthand when she attended the second inauguration of President Barack Obama last month. Sixth-grader Kyla Patterson heard the president deliver his inaugural address and took part in…

School Board approves agreement

From Staff Reports The county School Board has formally agreed to let supervisors use its boardroom because of last month’s courthouse fire. School Board minutes show that members approved a recommendation from Superintendent Jack Treloar on Feb. 4 to enter…

Eupora architect honored as AIA Fellow

From Press, Staff Reports The 2013 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects has elevated Belinda Stewart, FAIA, to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the profession. 2013…