Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan

Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

In a flight from Minneapolis to Memphis, Tim Wildmon, the president of American Family Radio, was perplexed because the blue dot on Maps, displayed on his iPad, was following the … Read more

Planting flowers

Goldia Burchfield and Arlene Foster help plant flowers in their summer garden at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora.FlowerA05-25 Flowers05-25Read more

Producers must report prevented planting acres

Producers need to report prevented planting conditions on form CCC-576 (Notice of Loss) and FSA-578 (acreage report) within 15 days of the final planting date for the crop.

The Farm Service Agency is now coordinating final planting dates with AMA … Read more

Webster County grand jury recalled

From Staff Reports

Webster County grand jurors were to reconvene Tuesday to consider evidence in felony criminal cases for possible indictment.

The grand jury, which was empaneled in January, was to reconvene at the Choctaw County Courthouse in Ackerman. The … Read more

Maben Farmers’ Market grows in Week 3

By Jane Collins

Maben Farmers’ Market

Saturday was another perfect day for the Maben Farmers’ Market weather-wise. Customers started showing up early, even before official opening at 8 a.m.

William Shaw of Webster County brought fresh red tomatoes, baby yellow … Read more

‘Get Set, Read!’ at Maben Library

By Librarian Mary Boutwell

Maben Public Library

You are invited to “On Your Mark, Get Set … Read!” at the Maben Public Library’s 2016 summer reading program.

How the program works:

1. All children ages 4-12 can register.

2. Registration … Read more

Maben storytime about snakes

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

SNAKES! Long, Longer, Longest. We read a lot of interesting facts about snakes April 29 at the Maben Public Library.


Kalee and Kinlee Scott, Rani Scrivener, Kali Huffman, Grayson Betts, Khloei Earley, Avery

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Storytime picnic

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Children gathered at Webster County Library on May 18 for an end-of-the-year picnic. Ms. Pat led them outside to play with Hula-Hoops, a parachute and ball. After playtime the children sat on quilts ready for a picnic of peanut butter … Read more

Wrestling “Super” event set for Louisville

Mayhem in the Magnolia State comes to Louisville Coliseum n Saturday, May 28 at 6:30 p.m. It will be the pro wrestling event of the year for the state of Mississippi.

The wrestling extravaganza is a benefit for the legendary … Read more

Lions Youth Leadership Conferences featured

By Jane Collins, Secretary Maben Lions Club

The Maben Lions Club hosted three of the four high school students representing Maben’s club at the Lions of Mississippi Leadership Conference for Girls (March 11-13) and for Boys (March 18-20).

Madison Murphy … Read more