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EES Regional Science Fair winners

From School Reports Students from Eupora Elementary School participated in the Regional Science Fair at Mississippi State University on April 13.

Fourteen students representing EES received awards.

All students who attended the Regional Science Fair from EES are to be … Read more

NMMC-Eupora hosts Volunteer Luncheon

From NMMC-Eupora

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora hosted a Volunteer Luncheon on April 18.

This luncheon was held in honor of our hospital and LTC volunteers in appreciation of all of their contributions to the facility, patients and residents. The group … Read more

4-County members convene for annual meeting

From Press Reports

Members of 4-County Electric Power Association elected three directors, learned about the value of electricity and had the opportunity to ride in a hot air balloon at the association’s annual membership meeting June 14 at East Mississippi … Read more

Barbecue benefits MVFD

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

MABEN — The Maben Volunteer Fire Department had a fundraising barbecue May 5 on the old lot on Highway 15 that was once the location of Tenhet Real Estate and a car lot.

Firemen … Read more

Burns elected Chancery Conference vice-chair

From Press Reports

Chancellor Kenneth M. Burns of Okolona was elected vice-chair of the Conference of Chancery Judges on April 26 during the Trial and Appellate Judges Conference in Jackson.

Other conference officers are Chancellor Cynthia Brewer of Madison County, … Read more

NMMC-Eupora Board makes donation

From Press Reports

Crystal Stevens and Sarah Mitchell have developed a project from research they completed on childhood obesity in Mississippi.

The two are Family Career and Community Leaders of America/ Early Childhood Education students at the Webster County Career … Read more

Deon Bedford signs with Belhaven

East Mississippi Community College men’s basketball standout Deon Bedford of West Oktibbeha County High School has signed a scholarships to play basketball at Belhaven University.

He signed with Belhaven during the first week of May.

Bedford, a 6-foot-5 guard/forward from … Read more

Engines donated to ag power program

From Press Reports

The Small Engine and Equipment Repair program, one of the programs taught in the Landscape Management Department on the Hinds Community College, Raymond Campus, is facilitating the donation of Kohler Outdoor Power Equipment Co. engines to Mississippi … Read more

4-H club conducts workshops

From Staff Reports

The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club of Maben has been hosting a series of health, fitness and nutrition workshops.

During “Fitness Fun,” numerous physical activities and games were presented at Shivers Park and West Oktibbeha County High … Read more

Maben Library SRP features wildlife

From Press Reports

MABEN — The second week of the Maben Library Summer Reading Program feature Beverly Smith from the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge as the guest speaker on Tuesday. She had on display skulls of an … Read more