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God yard sale

Maben Church of God youth will be having a yard sale Sept. 14 in the old Krystal’s parking lot in Starkville on Highway 12. Proceeds from the yard sale, which will begin early that … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I remember the lyrics of a song from more than 30 years ago by the American music group Steely Dan. “They’ve got a name for the winners of the world. … Read more

Gary elected to NRRC board

From Press Reports

 

Harold Gary of Brookhaven was elected to the national board of directors of the National Rural Rehabilitation Corp. at the annual conference in Des Moines, Iowa.

He also serves as vice president of the Mississippi Rural … Read more

Maben Clinic offers free sports physicals

For the WPT

 

More than 60 student-athletes took advantage of free sports physicals Aug. 13 at Maben Medical Clinic

They were offered to West Oktibbeha County High School , East Webster High School and Hebron Christian School.

“We appreciate … Read more

School Board awards shortfall note

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Webster County School Board has accepted a bank’s proposal on a shortfall note the district is issuing.

The $179,609 three-year note was awarded to Bank of Kilmichael-Mathiston at the board’s Sept. 3 … Read more

Students write estimation jingles

From School Reports

 

Students in Karen Tabb’s fourth-grade math class at East Webster Elementary School have written and performed poems/jingles about estimation.

Anna Sibley wrote this poem:

Estimation Investigation

By Anna Sibley

Estimation is an investigation.

My friend this … Read more

Select earliest-blooming daffodils this fall

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel

Extension Horticulture Specialists

 

Fall will be here soon (Sept. 22) and garden centers will have bins, bags and other packages of spring bulbs for sale. Nothing shouts SPRING more than the cheery buttercup.… Read more

911 director addresses concerns

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Webster County 911 Director Jimmy McLemore says he is implementing changes that should improve dispatcher communications with the public and emergency personnel.

“Things are fixing to change,” he told supervisors last week.

The … Read more

Farmers come out to Maben Market

By Jane Collins, Manager

Maben Farmers’ Market

 

A variety of fresh produce was available at the Maben Farmers’ Market on Saturday. Annie Harris arrived from Pheba with fresh yellow squash, okra and peppers from her garden.

Shane Davis of … Read more

Lady Eagles look to keep up winning ways

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Fresh off three straight victories, the Eupora High School slow-pitch softball team is set to host Vardaman today (Thursday), before entertaining Calhoun City in a district match-up on Tuesday.

The Lady Eagles defeated … Read more