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Art Camp

The Webster County Extension Office is offering an Art Camp from 9:30-11:30 a.m. July 14 for children ages 8-12 at the Depot in Eupora. Space is limited so please call 258-3971 to register.

Bluegrass Summer Show in Ackerman… Read more

Church News

Maben Church of God

Maben Church of God is having Vacation Bible School from 6-8:30 p.m. July 13-16 for all ages. The theme is “Submerged: Finding Truth Below the Surface.”

Victory Baptist VBS

“COW-a-bunga Farm” Vacation Bible School will be … Read more

75th anniversary & 5th generation

Vivian and the late Claude Brown of Maben (seated) were married on June 15, 1941. The family gathered June 12 and celebrated 75 years of marriage. Their family also celebrated five generations. Mr. Brown died July 3 at the age … Read more

Education notes

UM announces area candidates for degrees

These area University of Mississippi students were among more than 4,000 spring semester and summer semester candidates for degrees:

May: Collin Guy Brister, bachelor of arts in journalism; Brian Edward Hubbard, doctor of pharmacy; … Read more

DLBA director addresses club

From Church Reports

Charlotte Nanney, the director of Dorroh Lake Baptist Assembly in Bellefontaine, shared some of the activities and ministry opportunities at the assembly, including Girls and Boys Summer Camp, during the June meeting of the JOY Club at … Read more

Regions named Most Reputable Bank in survey

From Press Reports

Regions Bank has the best overall reputation among top U.S. banks and the best reputation among customers for the second consecutive year according to a newly released survey from advisory firm Reputation Institute and the American Banker … Read more

Website updates to begin on Thursdays

The Webster Progress Times will now update its publication date of its website beginning July 14 on Thursdays. You will now be able to view the latest edition of the paper online on Thursdays. … Read more

WCSD cites successful disaster recovery efforts

From Press Reports

The 2011 tornado that destroyed the East Webster High School campus was no match for the teamwork that led to the rebuilding of the campus located in Cumberland, according to the Webster County School District.

The team, … Read more

Maben city clerk retires

Maben bids farewell to longtime clerk

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

Maben City Clerk Barbara McCluskey officially retired June 24 after 35 years of dedicated service for the town of Maben, for Mayor Larry Pruitt and for the Board … Read more