Mathiston Methodist hosts lay servant class

Participants in the Lay Servant Ministry Program, who are in front of Mathiston United Methodist Church, are Miller, Jessie Frye of Mathiston, Hendrix, Merkl and Carroll. Becky Wilkes also participated.

From Press Reports

“We all have a calling in our church,” Alberta Hendrix, lay speaking coordinator for the Starkville District United Methodist Churches said. “Our purpose here is to find where God can best use our talents.”
Hendrix was speaking … Read more

Maben Lions Club awards 2 scholarships

The Rev. Shawn Nygard, president of Maben Lions Club, presents a $500 scholarship to Colby Williamson at the East Webster High School Awards dinner on April 14. Lauren Temple also received a scholarship from the club.

From Press Reports

Every year the Maben Lions Club awards two $500 scholarships to graduating seniors from area schools.
The students go through an application process that allows the scholarship committee to… Read more

Salad luncheon for Relay



The FBC Eupora Relay for Life team hosted a special fundraiser April 18 for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. People throughout the community stopped by … Read more

Maben Public Library displaying dolls

This is one of the dolls on display at the Maben Public Library.

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

Years ago Juanita Sandiford, mother to Suretha Brooks, started collecting dolls.
Suretha inherited her love of doll collecting from her mother. Most of her dolls came from antique shops; a few of them are … Read more

Art Park sculpture


Mike Hodges with North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Facility Operation created this structure for the BLY Fine Arts Center’s Art Park downtown as… Read more

‘It Could Have Been Worse’


From Press Reports

On April 23, Ms. Joyce read “It Could Have Been Worse” by A.H. Benjamin and Tim Warnes, a story about a mouse who was having a bad day, but realized it… Read more

Hospital celebrates National Nurses Week

NMMC-Eupora nurses include (front row) Abbey Johnson, RN; Kelley Massey, RN, NP; Glenda Chandler, RN; (second row) Katy Frost, RN; Evelyn Easley, RN; Sandra Barry, CLPN; (third row) Ashley Fondren, RN; Kristie Lanthrip, LPN; and Liz Rico RN; (back row) William Georgia, CLPN.

From Press Reports

National Nurses Week is celebrated every year starting on May 6 and ending May 12, which is Florence Nightingale’s birthday. This week is a period of time to recognize the most trusted profession, and the good people … Read more