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Pauline Earnest

June 5, 2013

A memorial service for Pauline Earnest, 90 of Eupora, will be at 2 p.m. June 30, 2013, at Hebron Baptist Church in Eupora. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The daughter of the late … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

A song I played quite often on my radio show was “Ah Leah” by Donnie Iris. I recently did a search for that 1981 hit and came upon a live … Read more

Calendar of Events & Church News

Gore Reunion

The 33st annual Gore Family Reunion will be June 29 at the Springhill School House located on Highway 404.

Registration will begin at 10 a.m., including review of family memorabilia and genealogy. Please bring any pictures and information … Read more

Lowe addresses Maben Methodist Men

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

The Rev. Franklin Lowe was guest speaker for the men’s breakfast meeting June 23 at Maben Methodist Church.

He spoke after President Heath Ivy gave a short report about his attending the Mississippi … Read more

FSA issues foreign buyers notification

From press reports

 

The USDA Farm Service Agency county executive director reminds Webster County producers that the Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act requires all foreign owners of U.S. agricultural land to report their holdings to the secretary of agriculture.… Read more

United Way of North Mississippi launches first website

From Press Reports

 

The United Way of North Central Mississippi has launched its first-ever website as part of an ongoing effort to boost the organization’s community visibility and that of the 15 charitable agencies it serves.

The new United … Read more

Cut back petunias to maintain bloom, growth

Petunias are annual bedding plants that are ideal for filling sunny bulb beds or supplying cascades of color in large containers.

The selection “Purple Wave” is a durable choice, but even the hardiest petunias will need to be cut back … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

June 30, 1938

Dirt Truck Does a Bob Ripley

The following story is told by Justice of the Peace Maurice Herring: “James Edwin Murrah of the Clarkson community, who drives … Read more

Mt. Zion News

By JoAnn Files

Bro. Halford brought the message on Sunday. The children will have lunch at the church on Sunday an go to a movie Sunday afternoon. We will have fifth Sunday night singing at 6.

Mrs. Mable Putnam and … Read more

MDEQ recycling grants available

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has announced the availability of $1 million in grants for local governments to create, improve or expand recycling programs. Grants of up to $400,000 will be available to fund regional recycling cooperative projects conducted … Read more