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Top honor society includes local

From Press Reports

The Mississippi State chapter of business education honor society Pi Omega Pi now is ranked No. 1 in the nation.

The honor society’s purposes include the promotion of scholarship, service, and high ethical standards in business education, … Read more

4-H club, leader earn awards

From Staff Reports

The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club of Maben and Leader Rose Coffey received eight awards at the Maroon Volunteer Center and Volunteer Starkville’s 2012 Volunteer Awards Banquet.

The banquet was April 24 at Mississippi State University’s Hunter … Read more

Wilson returns from mission trip

From Press Reports

Dr. Keenan Wilson is back on duty in the Emergency Department of North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora after spending time in Africa.

Last July, Dr. Wilson took a six-month leave of absence from his job to take his … Read more

Stewart named Miss Hospitality 2012

Karlee Stewart was named Webster County’s Miss Hospitality 2012 on April 21. She will represent Webster County in the Mississippi Miss Hospitality Pageant on July 27 and 28 at the Saenger Theater in downtown Hattiesburg.

Karlee is the daughter of … Read more

6 file for Election Commission

From Staff Reports

WALTHALL — All posts on the Webster County Election Commission are unopposed in the Nov. 6 general election except one, which has two candidates.

Monday was the deadline to qualify for the office of election commissioner, districts … Read more

Circuit Court term includes murder case

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — Cases set for the June term of Webster County Circuit Court include that of a man indicted in a double shooting that resulted in one death.

Gerry Bernard Robinson, 44, of Kilmichael … Read more

7 vendors at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — Seven vendors were at the Maben Farmers’ Market on Saturday. The weather was cool, but the atmosphere was warm and friendly.

The Maben Chamber of Commerce continued to sell chances on … Read more

Cooksey’s leaves long legacy of serving area

From Staff, Submitted Reports

Cooksey’s Feed & Seed and Amoco service station was a staple in Eupora for more than 40 years before closing.

While no longer open, the business at the northeast corner of highways 182 and 9 leaves … Read more

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — Do you know what a frog is before it is a frog? Well, it’s a tadpole.

The April 27 story at the Maben Public Library’s Story Hour, “The Big Wide-Mouthed Frog” by … Read more

Maben Lions Club hosts students from WOHS

By Jane Collins, President Maben Lions Club

This year Maben Lions Club sponsored three students from West Oktibbeha High School to attend the Mississippi Lions Leadership Conferences at Roosevelt State Park near Morton.

Two young men, Jonathan Love and Deshun … Read more