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Brookhaven Exchange Club honors Long

The 65th annual Exchange Club of Brookhaven’s yearly banquet was held earlier this spring at the Thames Center on the campus of Copiah- Lincoln Community College.

Exchange Club President Stan Foster presented Stan Long with the John L. Leary Memorial … Read more

Raffle tickets at Maben FM

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — The Farmers’ Market at Maben, which is sponsored by the Maben Chamber of Commerce, has added a chamber raffle for a Remington automatic 12-gauge shotgun.

Chances are being sold each week … Read more

MDAH awards grant for Mantee Depot

From Press Reports

At their regular quarterly meeting in Jackson on May 16, the board of trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History awarded more than $425,000 in grants, and approved seven new Mississippi Landmarks and 11 new … Read more

Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries in a collision with a car Saturday afternoon in Tomnolen.

The crash occurred shortly after 4 p.m. on U.S. 82 in front of the Tomnolen fire station.

Spokesman Brian … Read more

Garan Property in question

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora aldermen are still undecided as to the future of the city- owned Garan property on Highway 9 South.

The city received sealed bids April 2 on the sale or demolition of the property … Read more

EWH work breaks ground

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

CUMBERLAND — Just over a year after it was destroyed in a powerful tornado, a new East Webster High School is under construction.

The school system broke ground here Friday afternoon on the new … Read more

Board handles Water Department issues

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Board of Aldermen dealt with Water Department personnel matters at meetings earlier this month.

The discussions were a follow-up to the board’s April 2 meeting, when Mayor Tommy Lott recommended the city … Read more

Byrne Friends of Library speaker

By Fran Smith, Librarian Webster County Library

Mary Anne Doolittle Byrne, a Webster County native, was the speaker at the May meeting of Friends of the Webster County Library.

She presented a slide show featuring animals that were unwanted, neglected … Read more

Signup nears for HCC classes

From Press Reports

Registration for summer and fall 2012 has begun for current students at Holmes Community College.

Current students should review the summer and fall schedules, print a degree evaluation form and then get their alternate PIN number from … Read more