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Pink shoes, peach pies at Maben FBC

DOTTIE DEWBERRY
Pie maker Gail Gibson (back) joins Maben FBC hostess committee members Marjorie Tenhet, Debbie Shuffield, Lawanda McMullen, Ruth Carol Williams and Brenda O’Brian.

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

MABEN — The fellowship hall of First Baptist Church was the beautiful setting for a women’s ministry program, “Nourishing Your Soul,” on March 30.

Ladies of the congregation gathered with other invited guests to … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan
Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

The first syllable in this word has the sound of the word that appears twice in First John 5:17. This three syllable word means a small amount of something. The … Read more

Structure fire

DANIEL BRUNTY/STAFF

Eupora and Walthall fire departments were dispatched to a structure fire located at 667 S. Dunn St. about 3:15 p.m. March 27. EFD crews quickly… Read more

Memorial dedication upcoming

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DANIEL BRUNTY/STAFF

This memorial to fallen Officer Keith Crenshaw will be dedicated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, in front of the Eupora Police Department. The monument was … Read more

Interact Club makes puppets for ER

Interact Club members presents puppets to Evelyn Easley, hospital representative.

Members of the Eupora High School Interact Club met in November to work on a puppet project in conjunction with Twentieth Century Club of Eupora.

Members met in the home of… Read more

EWES earns PREPS Value Added Award

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From School Reports

East Webster Elementary School was recognized recently by the Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools with the Value Added Award for Mathematics.

EWES math teachers are… Read more

Unemployment rate 12.1 percent

From Press & Staff Reports

Webster County’s unemployment rate was 12.1 percent in February, according to information released last week by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

MDES revised figures show… Read more