Category: News

Long-time Maben business closes

Cadence Bank’s Maben
branch closed June 24. A
notice on the ATM in front of
Cadence Bank informed customers
that the automated
teller machine would no longer
be in service as of June 22.

By Terry Harpole
For The WPT

MABEN — In the last few weeks, the people of Maben have adjusted to, or learned to cope with, West Oktibbeha County High School being closed to accommodate the consolidation with the Starkville city … Read more

911 Calls – 07/01/15

June 23
9:50 a.m., dispute, Fulton Street; Mathiston PD responds.
12:35 p.m., medical, Fulton Street; EMS, Mathiston EMRs, Mathiston PD respond.
3:31 p.m., medical, Medical Plaza; EMS responds.
5:46 p.m., fender bender, Hwy. 82; Mathiston PD responds.
6:47 p.m., fight … Read more

Church invites children to Everest VBS

By Gwen Sisson

FBC Eupora

Children will learn that God has the power to provide, comfort, heal, forgive and love us forever at Everest Vacation Bible School, according to VBS Director Charla Boatman.

“I love the theme this year, ‘Everest: … Read more

New book brings personal history to life

By Nancy Dandridge Patterson

I simply cannot wait for Nell Harper Lee’s book “Go Set a Watchman” to be released July 14. I ordered an advance copy long ago. I have two special reasons to be so anxious to read … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 07/01/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

This week’s column is pertaining to the truism that vocabulary gets results, the third reason discussed in the article Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary, published on the Litemind … Read more

Calendar of Events – 07/1/15

Mathiston Library

Reading Program

The Summer Reading Program at the Mathiston Public Library concludes at 1 p.m. July 2, when the Mathiston Fire Department will be there with the fire truck and some of its equipment.

All ages are invited … Read more

Church News – 07/01/15

1st Baptist VBS
Join us for Vacation Bible School July 5-10 beginning at 5:30 p.m. each night at First Baptist Church of Eupora
The group will meet for the opening ceremony in the Family Life Center. Pre-register by calling the … Read more

East Webster basketball teams adjusting to coaching changes

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Two teams, two different challenges. That’s the way first-year East Webster basketball coach Michael Seger sees the paths his boys and girls basketball teams will be taking this season.

For the Lady Wolverines it … Read more

Eagles looking for gridiron depth this season

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

First-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards is so pleased with the depth his team has going into the 2015 season that he plans on spending the month of July having his … Read more

Education Notes – 07/01/15

Area residents on honors lists at W

These area students were named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester at Mississippi University for Women:

  • President’s List: Jessica Skelton of Eupora.
  • Dean’s List: Michael Maddox, Kenneth
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