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NTEPA plans area power outage

From Staff Reports

Natchez Trace Electric Power Association customers in Webster County will be out of power for four hours beginning Friday, Oct. 12 at midnight.

Tennessee Valley Authority is requiring this outage to perform maintenance on its equipment coming … Read more

Veteran city clerk resigning

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Veteran City Clerk Lesa Hardin has announced she is resigning her position upon accepting a job offer from the city of Starkville. She announced her resignation in an Oct. 3 letter to the mayor … Read more

MSU will develop Garan site plan

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The city of Eupora is contracting with Mississippi State University to develop a conceptual site plan for the Garan property. City aldermen voted Oct. 1 to accept a proposal from John C. Stennis Institute … Read more

Area ladies attend Viking Cooking School

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

Happy Birthday, Jensen!! What a wonderful birthday present: a day at the Viking Cooking School in Greenwood for Miss Jensen Reed, an eighth-grade student at Caledonia Middle School.

Jensen, who is the daughter of … Read more

Lewis & Clark Circus coming to Eupora

The excitement of the circus comes to Eupora across from Los Encinos restaurant on Sunday, October 28 with showtimes at 2 P.M. and 4:30 P.M. Sponsored by the City of Eupora.

Lewis & Clark Circus is a one ring European-style … Read more

Trunk-N-Treat takes over downtown Eupora

For the WPT

It is that time of year again when goblins and ghosts take over our town and no one objects. Halloween is just around the corner and for the fifth year, the churches of Eupora are making it … Read more

Maben Library displays music boxes

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — Kathy Lollar has graciously loaned the Maben Public Library more than 50 of her music boxes to be put on display for public viewing.

Kathy says that she has been collecting for … Read more

Churches feed SYATP participants

From Church Reports

Eupora High School students gathered at the school flagpole early Sept. 26 to join students from around the nation for a time of prayer as part of the national “See You at the Pole” event.

First Baptist … Read more

Pint-size entrepreneur sells bracelets

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MATHISTON — Little Miss Bailey Powell arrived with her table and chair, trifold bulletin board, tackle-toolbox complete with money and set up at the front gate ready for business at the Ninth Annual Tractor-Truck … Read more

Maben church honors Margaret Holland

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — Sept. 23 was a full day at Maben Methodist Church, with the Methodist Men’s meeting and a dinner given to honor and remember Margaret Holland, one of the many faithful members of the church.

Miss … Read more