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Harvest time

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GWEN SISSON
After all of the recent rains, farmers are finally able to get in the fields to harvest wheat. In this photo taken… Read more

Hospital board welcomes new members

Assembled are Shane Spees, North Mississippi Health Services president and CEO; Christy Vowell, D.O., chief of the NMMC-Eupora medical staff; and hospital board members Phil Ferguson, James Mason, Frances Hyde (chairperson) and Sandra Dewberry. Board members also include Henry Flowers, Harold Whitaker and Mike McCully.

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora has welcomed two new members to the hospital’s board of directors — James Mason and Phil Ferguson.
The board meets monthly and is dedicated to the organizational mission — improving the health of … Read more

Board approves policy revisions

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board has approved revisions to three policies, according to board minutes.
Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar. on June 2, first recommended the board approve revisions to the “Attendance, Tardiness and Excuses” policy. The … Read more

Flea market items at Maben Farmers’ Market

Flea market items were offered by Charlotte Ray, seated front table, and Rubie Harris’ sister Mary, middle table, while Gladys Hendrix, far right, and Myrna Crittenden, far left, look on. 

By Jane Collins, Manager
Maben Farmers’ Market

The crowds picked up quite a bit on Saturday at the Maben Farmers’ Market. The first customers arrived even before all the stalls were set up to begin at 7:30 a.m., but those … Read more

Meteorologist guest speaker for Sonshine Club

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By Terry Harpole
For the WPT

People attending the regular third Thursday meeting of the Sonshine Club on May 15 at Center Grove Baptist Church off Highway 82 east of Maben, had the opportunity to meet and hear one of … Read more

Blaylocks get chance to see Rebels play in Omaha

WPT local fan Blaylock photo

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress Times

Stan Blaylock has been waiting a long time for his Ole Miss Rebels baseball team to return to Omaha, Nebraska and the College World Series.
The last time Ole Miss made the trip … Read more

96th birthday

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North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora Long-Term Care resident Barbara Pritchett celebrated her 96th birthday on … Read more

Celebrating GAs

Marie Yates and Ann Gifford celebrate with Betty Harpole (representing her mother, Doris Johnson) at the event.

PHOTOS BY GWEN SISSON
Former Girls in Action leaders and friends gathered at First Baptist Church of Eupora on May 19 to celebrate… Read more

Children learn about solar system

Faughn discusses the solar system at the Maben Public Library.

“I can remember at the age of about six being fascinated by the planets and learning all about Mars and Venus and things.” ~ Richard Dawkins

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

“Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium is an educational astronomical … Read more

Student of the Month

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East Webster High School junior Taylor Davis, holding plaque, was chosen as the Webster County Board of Education student of the month. She was honored at the board’s … Read more