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Education notes

Area residents

earn ICC degrees

Area residents were among those who earned associate of arts or associate of applied science degrees or certificates at the conclusion of the 2013 spring semester at Itawamba Community College.

They include:

Eupora – Deshawn … Read more

Mathiston, Maben officials re-elected

From Staff Reports

 

All incumbent office-holders in Mathiston and Maben won re-election in Tuesday’s municipal general election.

Mathiston Mayor Jimmy Carden won re-election without opposition. All five aldermen ran for another term and were the top five vote-getters.

The … Read more

Understand water requirements for a healthy lawn

By Wayne Wells, David Nagel, Lelia Kelly

Extension Horticulture Specialists

Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

 

Water is one of the most unique, mobile and abundant compounds on earth and any living thing cannot survive without it. Our … Read more

Service lawnmower regularly during mowing season

Spring is here and homeowners are active in their landscapes refurbishing flowerbeds and fertilizing lawns.

The one activity that will be repeated over and over from now to late fall will be the weekly ritual of mowing the lawn. However, … Read more

Firemen’s night out

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A countywide firefighters meeting was May 7 at the Garan parking lot in Eupora. Presenters shared information about various types of firefighting equipment, such as nozzles, foam systems, extrication equipment and turnouts.

6th grades moving to high schools

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Eupora Elementary School students tour Eupora High School in preparation for moving to a new campus next school year.

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Webster County Schools’ sixth-grade classes are moving from elementary to high school campuses mainly to better implement a new system of student assessment, according to Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar.

He confirmed that … Read more

Maben veterans take part in Honor Flight

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Carpenter and Bishop visit the World War II Memorial in Washington.

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

“If God had really intended men to fly, he’d have made it easier to get to the airport.”— George Winters

On April 23, one World War II veteran from Maben, one Vietnam War … Read more

Maben Farmers’ Market growing

Harris displays her beautiful pound cake.

By Jane Collins, Manager

Maben Farmers’ Market

 

Saturday at the Maben Farmers’ Market the weather was perfect and the atmosphere was friendly.

A brand-new vender, Rubie Harris of Mathiston, sold cupcakes, pound cakes and homemade jellies. She promised to … Read more

Player in All-Star game has Mathiston ties

Sparks

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

Fifty of some of the best high school baseball players played in Busch Stadium on June 14, and this was the first year for the Illinois-Missouri All-Star Baseball Game to be played under … Read more

Sports notebook

Ole Miss Rebs

travel to N.C. St.

for NCAA Regional

The Ole Miss Rebels (37-22) learned their postseason fate on Monday morning and will travel to North Carolina State for an NCAA Regional, where the Rebels will open up post-season … Read more