News

Maben honors native son Banks

Banks signs autographs for young and older fans.

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

MABEN — A large crowd turned out Saturday morning to meet and honor one of their own at W.O. “Bill” Shivers Pavilion during “Johnthan Banks Day.”

The day’s activities began with a police-escorted … Read more

‘We all scream for ice cream’

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From Press Reports

 

Ice cream was the No. 1 hit of the Controllers Generation II 4-H Club of Maben on June 17 at West Oktibbeha County High School.

In honor of June being National Dairy Month, Frances Page’s presentation … Read more

Children learn about archaeology

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By Librarian Fran Smith

Webster County Public Library

 

DIG!  DIG!  DIG!  June 18 was a day of digging at the Webster County Public Library as Mandy Salley and Heather Harper led 31 children in learning about  archaeologists during the … Read more

EJH cheerleader camp

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The Eupora Jr. High Cheerleaders held a National Cheerleaders Association home camp June 17-19. The cheerleaders learned stunts, cheers, chants and dance. They received superior in hard work, dedication and spirit. They also received a bid to the NCA National … Read more

Towering tomato plant

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Billy Joe and Paulette Hughes Conley of the Grady community grew this homegrown Better Boy tomato plant that is more than 6 feet tall and still growing. They have green tomatoes the size of navel oranges. Mr. Conley bought his … Read more

Yard of the Month

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The yard of Marlene Thomas and family is the June selection by the Maben Home and Garden Club Yard of the Month Committee. She and her family are to be commended for improvements to the landscaping and for the beautiful … Read more

Smoke-free restaurant

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The Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery & Webster Counties has recognized Los Encinos Mexican Grill in Eupora as being voluntarily smoke-free. Being part of a city that does not have a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance in place, Los Encinos … Read more

Homer Booth: aiming for 100, enjoying life

By Ken Bonner

The Daily Sentinel

 

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — It’s the same every day — choose the ball, do some stretching and then take to the court for a little hoops action.

Homer Booth has been doing it this … Read more

E911 calls

June 17

8:34 a.m., Old Walthall Road, car in the middle of the road; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds.

9:18 a.m., Hwy. 8, stranded motorist; WSO responds.

12:28 p.m., Gold Street, dead cat in road; city responds.

3:11 p.m., Martin Luther … Read more

Fresh produce at Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager

Maben Farmers’ Market

 

Saturday was a big day in Maben for more than one reason. The Farmers’ Market enjoyed a record day for sale of produce, and after the market crowds of folks were in … Read more