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Stidham retires after 36 years in education

For the WPT The first director of the Webster County Career and Technology Center has retired after 36 years in education. Jamie Stidham became director of the WCCTC in 1975 and served until 1980. That year he joined G.M. Stidham…

Youth, adults ‘Outwalk Obesity’

By Rose Coffey Graham, Leader Controllers Generation II 4-H Club The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club, in conjunction with Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church and other area churches, hosted its monthly “Outwalk Obesity” from Calahan’s Restaurant to West Oktibbeha County…

Nelons in concert at Ackerman church

From Press Reports The Nelons will be in concert at Ackerman Church of God on Sept. 16 starting at 6 p.m. for a gospel concert. No admission charge, but a love offering will be taken for the Nelons. Call 552-7726…

Calendar of Events

Christmas Market planning meeting The Christmas Market is coming along! Anyone interested in serving during the weekend of events is asked to come to the next meeting, Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m., at the Eupora Depot. The theme for this…

Good Samaritans are still out there

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT If you have to have a flat tire, I recommend that you have it in front of Tuesday Morning in Starkville. Not that I chose to have a flat tire, but Aug. 25, after…

Group on a mission for children

From Press Reports Webster County has been blessed with the formation of a new community- based organization, Eupora Community Outreach Ministry, whose mission is to focus on the needs of children. For example, the ministry sponsored a back-to-school event that…

Extended season at Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market MABEN — The Maben Farmers’ Market is a fun place to be on Saturday mornings. You will find friendly vendors and volunteers to greet you, lively music to entertain you, and great bargains…

Lions conduct eye screening at EWE

From School Reports Volunteers from the Maben Lions Club conducted eye screening for first- through sixth-grade students at East Webster Elementary School on Aug. 22. Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired for many years. The Maben Lions…