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Maben Cemetery full of history

By Terry Harpole MABEN — A person can stroll over Maben Memorial Cemetery all day and still not take in all the history of the people buried there. It is located on Webster Street near where the GM&O Railroad once…

Pharmacy remains open after buyout

A local pharmacy will remain open following Walgreens’ purchase of a regional drugstore chain. Walgreen Co. announced Monday that it has completed its purchase of the USA Drug chain from Stephen L. LaFrance Holdings Inc. and members of the LaFrance…

School board approves contract

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Webster County School Board has awarded a contract to an architectural firm for the construction of a gym at East Webster High School’s campus in Cumberland. Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar presented a…

County picks up House seat

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County has officially picked up a new seat in the House of Representatives with the U.S. Justice Department’s approval of Mississippi’s legislative redistricting. Legislative leaders received word of the approval Friday, The Associated…

City adopts FY2013 budget

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Aldermen have adopted the city of Eupora’s budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1. They did so during a special called meeting on Sept. 13. The action followed a budget work…

Hospital named supervised practice facility

From Press Reports The Mississippi State University Dietetic Internship is designed to prepare students for rewarding careers in nutrition and dietetics. The MSU internship provides a concentration in nutrition education and therapy. North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora has been a supervised…

COPD

From Press Reports COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which includes chronic bronchitis, emphysema or both. COPD gradually robs people of the ability to breathe. It is estimated that half of the 24 million people in the Unites States…

Gentiva Hospice presents GLC memorial service

From Press Reports Gentiva Hospice presented a memorial service at Golden LivingCenter- Eupora on Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. to remember those residents who had passed during the past four months. Chaplain Lynn Ronaldi of Gentiva Hospice began the program…

Rifle raffle chances sold at market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market MABEN — The weather was near perfect for the Maben Farmers’ Market crowd Saturday. Leola Mason of Noxapater Catering and Cake Decorating was surrounded by customers who came in a steady stream for…