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Maben High School alumni enjoy reunion

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — “But every memory of friendship shared, even for a short time, is a treasure, like sunshine and warmth in our lives, like a cool breeze on a humid day, like a shower…

Shurlds remembers past in memoirs

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — What do you do after you retire? Well, you write a book about your life, your family and all the many things that you have lived through and have survived to tell…

Program saves CCS $35K annually

From Press Reports Community Counseling Services, which operates 29 Ford E-350 vans across seven Mississippi counties, has switched 17 vehicles to propane autogas under the Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program. Fueling and conversions were facilitated through program partner Alliance AutoGas,…

Retired educators to meet Dec. 5

The October meeting of Webster, Choctaw, Oktibbeha Retired Educators was called to order by Sue Cooper, president, who then led the Pledge of Allegiance. Charlotte Ray presented an inspiring devotion at the meeting, which was Oct. 3 at the Mathiston…

Maben gets new utility poles

By Terry Harpole MABEN — People in the town of Maben in weeks past saw new utility poles lying on the ground all over town and trucks with crews of workmen in the area. These trucks and crew of workers…

NMMC-Eupora provides fire safety tips

From Press Reports Thousands of Americans are injured or killed in fires every year. An overwhelming number of fires occur in the home. There are ways to prevent and survive a fire. It’s a matter of practicing and planning ahead,…

EMCC union dedicated to Young

From Press, Staff Reports SCOOBA – East Mississippi Community College’s new student union was dedicated for its champion Oct. 6 as it was christened the F.R. Young Student Union. Hundreds gathered on the sidewalk and street in front of the…

Church youth donate toys to MFD

Special to the WPT The youth group at Mathiston First United Methodist Church has collected toys and stuffed animals to donate to the Mathiston Fire Department. The toys are to be given to small children involved in fire/medical calls that…

Calendar of Events

Quick Bites Dr. Wayne Porter, area horticulturist, will present the Quick Bites program “All About Camellias” from noon-1 p.m. Nov. 15. Blooming from fall to late spring, there is a camellia to fit in everyone’s garden. The program will be…