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Cumberland High reunion

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Members of the Cumberland High School Class of 1955 gathered June 20 in the East Webster High School cafeteria. … Read more

George and Claudette Faulk celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

George and Claudette Faulk

Submitted

On July 5, 1955, in the Cathedral of the Pines at Wood Junior College, a marriage began. George Robert Faulk of Ariton, Alabama (near Dothan), married Iva Claudette Shaw of Eupora and the Embry community of Webster County, and … Read more

Moms super heroes at Reading Program

Library Assistant Pat Ray reads “My Mom Has X-Ray Vision.”

By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

The final program for the Summer Reading Program at Webster County Public Library on June 30 was led by Pat Ray reading “My Mom Has X-Ray Vision,” a tribute to moms as super … Read more

Children enjoy Puppets of Praise

Puppets of Praise perform.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

Puppets of Praise presented our Summer Reading Program at the Maben Public Library on June 23.

The puppeteers were Amee, Wilson, Jacob and Amaris Marshall. They are a Christian-based praise team from First … Read more

Calendar of Events – 07/08/15

EHS Class of 1965 reunion
Eupora High School’s Class of 1965 will have its 50-year reunion July 10-11:
6 p.m. Friday: Barbecue at Sandra and Gene Murray’s, West Point (reservations required)
1-3 p.m. Saturday: Gathering for all graduates of EHS, … Read more

State of Mississippi leads nation in smoke-free ordinances

From press reports

Mississippi ranks first when it comes to passing comprehensive municipal smoke-free air ordinances in 2014. Americans for Nonsmokers Rights designated Mississippi as the 2014 first place winner of the Smoke-free Challenge national award.

Last month, the 14 … Read more

Lions All-State Band celebrates 31st win

From the Maben Lions Club

The Mississippi Lions All State Band has done it yet again — champions for the 31st time in its history.

The band, which consists of 145 of the best high school band members from all … Read more

Time Capsules – 07/08/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: July 11, 1940

Floods Cause Great Damage
Webster Countians got firsthand knowledge of “flash” floods and river overflows on Sunday and Monday as the heaviest rainfall in several years sent … Read more

Not my roses! Keep deer out of the garden

By Jessica Tegt
Wildlife Extension Professor
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture
Mississippi State University

Summer in Mississippi brings a bountiful buffet of fruits, vegetables, flowers and shrubs to enjoy — but not just for people. White-tailed deer, avid plant … Read more