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‘Unity in Christmas’ Maben parade theme

Santa waits for the kids at City Hall before the parade.

By Terry Harpole

The theme “Unity in Christmas” proved to be the right one for the Maben Christmas Parade, which was Dec. 11.

The parade had the help and participation of Maben’s mayor, town board and businesses.… Read more

Hope Outdoors deer hunt this weekend

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By Gwen Sisson

It was one of those moments when he knew he was called to be in ministry with the Hope Outdoors organization.

In 2010, Stephen “Opie” Thomas of Tupelo had a family call to set up a deer … Read more

‘Asleep in the Stable’ library story

Having fun at the Maben Public Library’s storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

The story Dec. 12 at the Maben Public Library was all about the birth of Jesus. The book was titled “Asleep in the Stable.”

It was told from a baby owl’s point of … Read more

FBC Eupora’s Christmas cantata set for Sunday

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By Gwen Sisson

This year’s Christmas cantata, “Christmas is Jesus,” at First Baptist Church of Eupora is “a reminder to all of us that Christmas really is about Jesus and only Jesus.”

“We get so caught up in the busyness … Read more

Webster County residents help at OCC Center in Atlanta

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Those attending the mission trip to the Operation Christmas Child Distribution Center in Atlanta are (not in order as pictured) Faye Griffin, Willie Ree Williamson, Johnnie Oswald, Joette Tillman, Willette Stidham, Gerry Hood, Teresa Gholston, Betty Greene, Robert Burdine, Butch Stewart, Rhonda Smith, Reba Thompson, Linda Stidham, Lana Reed, Kimberly Flora, Ann Earnest, Faye Dewberry, Willene Hollis, Sam Stone, Ann Stone, Marilynn Brown and Kelley Chandler.

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By Gwen Sisson

Whether this was the 11th trip or the first, the Operation Christmas Child volunteers who helped Dec. 1-3 at the OCC Distribution Center in Atlanta will never be the same.

About 23 volunteers from eight churches … Read more

Champs in the air

'14 WHS Cheer @ State 005

Credit: Becky Dees

East Webster won the state competition in their division recently at Winona. They competed against 17 other squads for the win.… Read more

Santas on display at Maben Library

Some of the Santas on display at the Maben Public Library

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

The Maben Public Library is now displaying Santas. This collection belongs to Suretha Brooks, who has been collecting them for about 10 years

Her collection started when she began buying them for her … Read more

Reid joins PTK chapter at ICC

A Webster county student is among new members of the Upsilon Sigma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at the Itawamba Community College Fulton campus.

They include Bailey Elisabeth Reid of Eupora.… Read more