By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library
Puppets of Praise presented our Summer Reading Program at the Maben Public Library on June 23.
The puppeteers were Amee, Wilson, Jacob and Amaris Marshall. They are a Christian-based praise team from First … Read more
EHS Class of 1965 reunion
Eupora High School’s Class of 1965 will have its 50-year reunion July 10-11:
6 p.m. Friday: Barbecue at Sandra and Gene Murray’s, West Point (reservations required)
1-3 p.m. Saturday: Gathering for all graduates of EHS, … Read more
Clarkson Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School from 6-8:30 p.m. July 12-16. Family night will be Friday, July 17, at 7 p.m.… Read more
From press reports
Mississippi ranks first when it comes to passing comprehensive municipal smoke-free air ordinances in 2014. Americans for Nonsmokers Rights designated Mississippi as the 2014 first place winner of the Smoke-free Challenge national award.
Last month, the 14 … Read more
From the Maben Lions Club
The Mississippi Lions All State Band has done it yet again — champions for the 31st time in its history.
The band, which consists of 145 of the best high school band members from all … Read more
Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago: July 11, 1940
Floods Cause Great Damage
Webster Countians got firsthand knowledge of “flash” floods and river overflows on Sunday and Monday as the heaviest rainfall in several years sent … Read more
By Jessica Tegt
Wildlife Extension Professor
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture
Mississippi State University
Summer in Mississippi brings a bountiful buffet of fruits, vegetables, flowers and shrubs to enjoy — but not just for people. White-tailed deer, avid plant … Read more
By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications
Producers of Mississippi’s four major row crops have managed heavy spring rains followed by extended windows of muggy but mostly dry June conditions with mixed results.
These weather extremes have had different effects on … Read more
From Press & Staff Reports
The 42 For Better Schools campaign on Monday released a website tool that shows voters how much their individual school districts were shortchanged by the Mississippi Legislature since 2008.
Statewide, the Legislature has not funded … Read more
By Bro. J.B. Rowe
I was impressed recently by the Spirit to look at the first Passover. God gave guidelines and restrictions that were to be followed. If these guidelines and orders were not obeyed, some form of judgment would … Read more