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Luminaria bags available for Relay

For the Progress-Times

Celebrate, Remember, Fight Back. This message of the American Cancer
Society echoes around the table of the seven cancer survivors in the
accompanying photo. These special ladies share a background of
surgery, doctors’ visits and treatments; but … Read more

EWHS construction, other projects under way

By Superintendent Jack Treloar
Webster County Schools

Construction at East Webster High School campus in Cumberland is
progressing at a pace that. according to Panola Construction, should
have us ready for school in August.

A Panola Construction Co. representative at … Read more

Sequestration effects parts of Natchez Trace Parkway

By Press Reports

On March 1, 2013, the Natchez Trace Parkway was required to reduce
its annual budget by five percent, in accordance with the
sequestration provision of the Budget Control Act of 2011. The
effects of this federal law … Read more

Tenhets earn ‘Yard of the Month’ honor

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

MABEN — The ancestral home of Johnny and Marjorie Tenhet is the Maben
Home and Garden Club’s choice for Yard of the Month for March.

The club committee chooses yards that display beauty, good… Read more

Raising backyard poultry requires commitment

Because you asked
Lisa Stewart, Extension
County Director
Webster County

I am interested in starting a home flock. What do I need to do?

Maintaining a small flock of poultry can be a rewarding experience
and is an excellent venture … Read more

FCCLA project wins gold medal

From School Reports

FCCLA members Myra Reeves, Subrena Nall and Sarah Mitchell developed
a school bus safety workshop.

They taught all kindergarteners, first-graders in the Webster County
School District and the pre-K children at WebsterCare Learning Center
school bus safety … Read more

EWH incentive program rewards students throughout year

From School Reports

East Webster High continues to reward students for scoring advanced
and proficient on state tests.

EWH also continues its popular incentive program for good grades,
good behavior and good attendance record.

Cardholders are given various privileges at … Read more

The Pride has great start 1st year

From School Reports

Sixth- through eighth-grade East Webster band students participated
in the Northeast Mississippi Junior High Band Directors Association’s
Solo and Ensemble on Feb. 23.

Twenty-one students received superior ratings and eight received
excellent ratings. This is the first … Read more

Fundraiser trail ride upcoming

From Press Reports

The Webster Search and Rescue Team will be having a fundraiser trail
ride on May 3-5 on Mount Vernon Road in Webster County.

Cost for the weekend will be $20/adults, $10/kids (12 and under). Day
riders can … Read more

Club tours Shuffield home in Maben

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

MABEN — The ladies of the Maben Home and Garden Club were on the road
again March 19, but they did not travel far; they barely made it out
of the city limits. These … Read more