{news] Calendar of Events

Outwalk Obesity The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club in conjunction with Pleasant Hill U.M. Church and other area churches will host their “Outwalk Obesity” on Aug. 20. It will begin at Larry’s Restaurant at 6 p.m. and conclude at West … Read more

Maben Library displays school decor

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — “School days, school days, dear old golden rule day, reading, ’riting, and ‘rithmetic, taught to the tune of a hickory stick.”

There was a time when school started in September and the … Read more

Customers enjoy cool morning at market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — A cool August morning sounds like a contradiction in terms, but that’s exactly what folks enjoyed last Saturday at the Maben Farmers’ Market.

Nellie Blade was busy selling chances on the … Read more

Fields to lead worship at Eupora FUMC

Special to the WPT

Maura McIntosh Fields thought she had faced the hardest challenges of her life a long time ago.

She had dealt with the sudden death of her first true love; she had survived a divorce as the … Read more

Collision remains under investigation

From Staff Reports

A pickup and a semi-trailer truck collided about 3 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. 82 west of Eupora at the Highway 182/Whitt Road intersection.

The vehicles involved were a 2002 Dodge Dakota pickup driven by Jeremy Dixon, 34, … Read more

Rodeo returning to town

From Staff Reports

The second Justin Cooper Memorial Rodeo will be Aug. 17-18 behind the Webster County Career and Technology Center on Hall Road.

The rodeo, which begins at 8 each night, will feature world-renowned trick rider Kristy Lei Harris … Read more

WCTCC FCCLA brings home the Gold

From School Reports

Webster County Career and Technology Center Early Childhood Education students traveled to National FCCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) competition in Orlando, Fla., in July.

After weeks of practice and preparation the students were ready … Read more