MPL displays Santa Clauses

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — “Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas and simply ‘Santa,” is a figure with legendary, historical and folkloric origins who, in many western cultures, is said to bring gifts to … Read more

Gamble wins rifle at Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — Shawn Nygard, president of the Maben Chamber of Commerce, and Earl Blade, volunteer for the Maben Farmers’ Market, congratulate Jeremiah Gamble of Maben on winning the Browning A-Bolt Composite Stalker rifle.… Read more

Church News

New Pleasant Spring M.B. New Pleasant Spring M.B. Church in Stewart will have an appreciation program for LuSendy “Cindy” McClain at 3 p.m. Nov. 24. Choirs, soloists and musicians are invited to participate.

Pine Forest Baptist Come celebrate the beginning … Read more

Education notes

MSU announces summer grads Five Webster Countians were among graduates of Mississippi State University’s 2012 summer term. They were:

• Marla Bigham, Mantee, College of Ag. & Life Sciences, BS • Gabriella Davis, Maben, College of Arts & Sciences, MA … Read more

NMMC-Eupora provides hunter safety information

By Todd Shettles NMMC-Eupora

Hunting around here is a tradition. One that can be the most enjoyable experiences but can turn to the greatest heartbreak. If approached from a safety standpoint your hunting experience can be one of good memories … Read more

MDOC recognizes Modzelewski

From press reports

The Mississippi Department of Corrections has announced the July, August and September Region I Community Corrections employee award recipients for the third quarter of 2012.

Award recipients included Field Officer I Stanley Modzelewski of Maben, who received … Read more

Mathiston holds Veterans Day program

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

MATHISTON — In towns all across Mississippi and the nation, many Veterans Day programs were held Saturday as this year Nov. 11 fell on Sunday. The town of Mathiston, with a population of less … Read more

County to issue equipment bonds

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times WALTHALL — Webster County officials voted last week to issue bonds to pay for new tractors and mowers in each road district.

The Board of Supervisors passed a resolution Nov. 5 declaring its intention … Read more

District refinancing MAEP bonds

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County School District is refinancing bonds that were issued for capital improvements in order to save the school system money.

The county School Board adopted a resolution Oct. 9 for refinancing the … Read more

City seeks grant for airport hangars

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The city is applying for a grant that would cover nearly the entire cost of constructing hangars at the Eupora Airport.

John Freeman of Calvert-Spradling Engineers met with the Eupora Board of Aldermen about … Read more