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Church hosting ‘Miles for Missions’

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — Maben First Baptist Church will be hosting a 5K run/walk event, “Miles for Missions,” on Oct. 6 starting at 8 a.m. and beginning in front of the church.

Note: 5K is ONLY … Read more

Maben Cemetery full of history

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — A person can stroll over Maben Memorial Cemetery all day and still not take in all the history of the people buried there.

It is located on Webster Street near where the GM&O Railroad once … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Sept. 30, 1937 ‘Uncle Billy’ Harvey Went A Fishin’ When the American Legion Lake opened last Thursday morning, daybreak found “Uncle Billy” Harvey of Mathiston on the bank with a cane, line, cork, sinker and hook.

In … Read more

Pharmacy remains open after buyout

A local pharmacy will remain open following Walgreens’ purchase of a regional drugstore chain.

Walgreen Co. announced Monday that it has completed its purchase of the USA Drug chain from Stephen L. LaFrance Holdings Inc. and members of the LaFrance … Read more

School board approves contract

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County School Board has awarded a contract to an architectural firm for the construction of a gym at East Webster High School’s campus in Cumberland.

Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar presented a … Read more

County picks up House seat

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County has officially picked up a new seat in the House of Representatives with the U.S. Justice Department’s approval of Mississippi’s legislative redistricting.

Legislative leaders received word of the approval Friday, The Associated … Read more

City adopts FY2013 budget

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Aldermen have adopted the city of Eupora’s budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.

They did so during a special called meeting on Sept. 13. The action followed a budget work … Read more

Hospital named supervised practice facility

From Press Reports

The Mississippi State University Dietetic Internship is designed to prepare students for rewarding careers in nutrition and dietetics.

The MSU internship provides a concentration in nutrition education and therapy. North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora has been a supervised … Read more

COPD

From Press Reports

COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which includes chronic bronchitis, emphysema or both. COPD gradually robs people of the ability to breathe.

It is estimated that half of the 24 million people in the Unites States … Read more

Gentiva Hospice presents GLC memorial service

From Press Reports

Gentiva Hospice presented a memorial service at Golden LivingCenter- Eupora on Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. to remember those residents who had passed during the past four months.

Chaplain Lynn Ronaldi of Gentiva Hospice began the program … Read more