News

Rifle drawing Saturday at Farmers’ Market

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — On Saturday, which was a beautiful day, the crowd at Maben’s Farmers’ Market was just a little smaller than in the past weeks.

One reason might have been that it was Veterans Day weekend and … Read more

‘Leaf Man’ drifts into Story Hour

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — It was another beautiful day that the Lord has made Oct. 5 as the little children and the mommas and grandmommas gathered for the regular Friday morning Story Hour at the Maben … Read more

Maben High School alumni enjoy reunion

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — “But every memory of friendship shared, even for a short time, is a treasure, like sunshine and warmth in our lives, like a cool breeze on a humid day, like a shower … Read more

Shurlds remembers past in memoirs

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — What do you do after you retire? Well, you write a book about your life, your family and all the many things that you have lived through and have survived to tell … Read more

Program saves CCS $35K annually

From Press Reports

Community Counseling Services, which operates 29 Ford E-350 vans across seven Mississippi counties, has switched 17 vehicles to propane autogas under the Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program.

Fueling and conversions were facilitated through program partner Alliance AutoGas, … Read more

Retired educators to meet Dec. 5

The October meeting of Webster, Choctaw, Oktibbeha Retired Educators was called to order by Sue Cooper, president, who then led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Charlotte Ray presented an inspiring devotion at the meeting, which was Oct. 3 at the Mathiston … Read more

Maben gets new utility poles

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — People in the town of Maben in weeks past saw new utility poles lying on the ground all over town and trucks with crews of workmen in the area.

These trucks and crew of workers … Read more

NMMC-Eupora provides fire safety tips

From Press Reports

Thousands of Americans are injured or killed in fires every year. An overwhelming number of fires occur in the home. There are ways to prevent and survive a fire. It’s a matter of practicing and planning ahead, … Read more

EMCC union dedicated to Young

From Press, Staff Reports

SCOOBA – East Mississippi Community College’s new student union was dedicated for its champion Oct. 6 as it was christened the F.R. Young Student Union.

Hundreds gathered on the sidewalk and street in front of the … Read more

Church youth donate toys to MFD

Special to the WPT

The youth group at Mathiston First United Methodist Church has collected toys and stuffed animals to donate to the Mathiston Fire Department.

The toys are to be given to small children involved in fire/medical calls that … Read more