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Maben Lions Club sponsors PPK contest

SHAWN NYGARD/MABEN LIONS CLUB
First-place (blue shirts), second-place (red shirts) and third place (white shirts) winners in the Maben Lions Club’s Punt, Pass and Kick competition include [kneeling] Terry Tate, 14-15 boys; Michaela Baker, 10-11 girls; Aniyah Hunter, 8-9 girls; Areyanna Hunter, 12-13 girls; Carson Norwood, 8-9 boys; Judd Azlin, 10-11 boys; Kaleb Parish, 12-13 boys; Brody Hogue, 10-11 boys; Jeb Sisk, 8-9 boys; [standing]; Mason Brand, 8-9 boys; India Hamilton, 10-11 girls; Nicholas Martin, 12-13 boys; Samuel Turner, 10-11 boys; Peyton Fowler, 14-15 boys; Leis Parish, 12-13 girls; and Charles Reed, 14-15 boys. Xavious Davidson placed third in the 12-13 boys category.

By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club

On Oct. 20 the Maben Lions Club sponsored the ninth annual NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition at the West Oktibbeha High School football field in Maben.

Thirty students participated in seven age … Read more

Bible School held at GLC-Eupora

Bible School at GLC-Eupora included Bible study, crafts and snacks.

From GLC-Eupora

Residents of Golden LivingCenter-Eupora are “Going back to School,” Bible School, which was an all-weeklong event in August.

Volunteers Ann Cole, Tim and Lorna Patterson, Holly Parker and Valerie Ellison, all from Clarkson Baptist Church, helped out with … Read more

Tough fourth quarter costs Holmes in loss to Northwest

By Steve Diffey
For The Progress Times

GOODMAN — The Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers scored 21 points in the fourth quarter to pull off a 28-14 over the Holmes Community College Bulldogs here Thursday night.

With the loss, the … Read more

911 Calls – 10/8/2014

Sept. 29
9:25 a.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds.
9:30 a.m., MVA, highways 15 and 50, Maben; Maben FD, Webster SO, MHP respond.
9:34 a.m., medical, Hwy. 82, Tomnolen; EMS, Tomnolen FD.… Read more

FBC Eupora revival set for Oct. 12-15

By Gwen Sisson

Revival is for “everybody who needs it,” said the Rev. Travis Gray of First Baptist Church of Eupora.

“Revival gives the lost person an opportunity to be saved and it provides the saved person with an opportunity … Read more

Time Capsules – 10/8/2014

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
Oct. 12, 1939

Bellefontaine Brevities
Mrs. Donna Stewart visited last Saturday with Mrs. J.V. Wilson.

Miss Fleming was a weekend guest with Miss Myrtle Oswalt.… Read more

Exploring the fall skies at Rainwater

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this Fall season called “Exploring Fall Skies!” This presentation will be given on Friday, October 10, 2014 starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and solar astronomer, … Read more

Week set to honor National Wildlife Refuges

By James L. Cummins

This year National Wildlife Refuge Week will be observed during the week of Oct. 12-18. If you have never visited a refuge before, this would be a great time to plan to go.

The National Wildlife … Read more

Take your best shot against the flu

From Press Reports

Eupora Medical Clinic wants area residents to beat the flu by getting a $25 flu shot.

Influenza is a viral infection that can lead to a much more serious illness, and the flu shot is recommended for … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 10/8/2014

Free trade bills hurt our nation

In his Oct. 1 letter (“Time to vent”, Gene Lyles of Stewart correctly stated that President Clinton is responsible for signing the bill creating the “Free Trade” bill – NAFTA — which hurt this … Read more