News

Florist Maben Home, Garden Club speaker

For the WPT

“Friends are kisses blown to us by angels.” ~ Author Unknown On Nov. 12, the Maben Home and Garden club rambled out of town to the country home of Dottie Dewberry for the monthly meeting at high … Read more

NMHS receives 2012 Baldrige Award

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Health Services was named Nov. 15 as one of four U.S. organizations to receive the 2012 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest presidential honor for performance excellence through innovation, improvement and visionary leadership.… Read more

Limited tax note gets final OK

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County School Board has given final approval to borrowing money to temporarily cover construction costs for the new East Webster High School.

Board members initially adopted a resolution for a limited tax … Read more

Relay for Life 2013 planning starts

By Relay for Life Steering Committee

This community has been blessed with overwhelming support from a multitude of individuals and groups for Relay for Life. It is the hope of the steering committee that the remainder of this year and … Read more

NCIC among 911 Center upgrades

From Press Reports

MATHISTON — The Webster County 911 Center is constantly upgrading its services to better serve the people of Webster County.

Over the past several months, the 911 Center has acquired the National Crime and Information Center computer, … Read more

4H sponsors Praises in Pink program

From Press Reports

The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club, in conjunction with Pleasant Hill U.M. Church and other area churches, celebrated “Praises in Pink,” a breast cancer awareness program, on Oct. 15 at West Oktibbeha County High School.

The program … Read more

Sales tax revenue drops 6.3 percent

From Staff Reports

City sales tax collections in September were down while those in Mathiston showed an increase over the same month a year earlier.

Sales tax revenue collected in Eupora in September was $34,566. This represents a 6.3 percent … Read more

Calendar of Events

Mathiston ‘Lighting in the Park’ The Civic League of Mathiston will be having a “Lighting in the Park” on Nov. 24 at 6:30 p.m.

All area churches are invited to participate and bring their choirs/ praise groups to sing Christmas … Read more

Miss Magnolia Pageant winners announced

From press reports

The Miss Magnolia Pageant was Oct. 6 at East Webster High School. These are the division winners:

Itty Bitty Photogenic: Aryanna Fonseca Magnolia Beauties: Aryanna Fonseca, Lolah Frost, Kristen Elinburg, Emma Kate Fancher Miss Itty Bitty Magnolia: … Read more

Children have fun at Story Hour

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — Around 10 o’clock mommas and kids started arriving for another fun time at the Maben Public Library on Friday. Fun to us is read a good book, do some water coloring and … Read more