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Hospital Friends help with puppet project

Commitment to Caring is more than words.

The GFWC/MFWC Eupora 20th Century Club and “Friends of the Hospital” met to make puppets for the NMMC-Eupora Hospital ER.

“Friends of the Hospital” includes individuals of all ages who give of their … Read more

Clifford saves day at Story Hour

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — Oct. 26 started out a gloomy day but inside the Maben Public Library the noise level was rocking with laughing, talking, and giggling coming from the kids and parents who gathered for … Read more

Home, Garden Club travels to ‘Serengeti’

For the WPT

The Gala Gallivant Gals of the Maben Home and Garden Club traveled to the Serengeti of Africa — Bill Poe’s garden in Starkville — on Oct. 16 for a most unusual tour.

After the welcome was made, … Read more

Calendar of Events

Benefit Saturday for Stewart VFD A benefit for the Stewart Volunteer Fire Department will be at noon Nov. 10. Chicken plates will be available for $7 (served with baked beans, slaw or chips, dessert and drink). Hamburger and hot dog … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Nov. 11, 1937 Jitney-Jungle Offers Many Unusual Values In a full-page advertisement in this issue of The Webster Progress, G.E. Childs, owner of the Jitney Jungle store is offering hundreds of grocery items at prices far below … Read more

Newton named new city clerk

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Aldermen on Tuesday named Gail Newton as Eupora’s new city clerk.

She has been a deputy clerk employed by the Water Department since 2001. Newton will succeed City Clerk Lesa Hardin, who presented a … Read more

OCC donations being accepted

For WPT

The youth of First Baptist Church Eupora will have an Operation Christmas Child Packing Party at 6:30 p.m. following the Wednesday night meal Nov. 7.

Boxes will be dedicated during worship services on Nov. 11 and delivered to … Read more

General election set for Tuesday

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Only five days remain until Tuesday’s general election with the presidential race topping the ballot.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 6, and Saturday is the last day an individual can … Read more

Shoppers brave cold at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — Once again Wanda and Sam Gray of Eupora came to the Maben market Saturday to sell shelled paperhull pecan halves from this year’s crop.

To add to her offerings Wanda had … Read more