Category: News

Maben Methodist Church revival Oct. 7-9

By Terry Harpole MABEN — Maben Methodist Church will be having a three-night revival starting Oct. 7. The revival will begin that Sunday at 5 p.m. with a covered-dish supper in the Don Scrivener Fellowship Hall following worship services at…

VA mobile health clinic coming to area

ACKERMAN — The G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery VA Medical Center will set up a mobile health clinic in Ackerman on Sept. 29 beginning at 9 a.m. at the National Guard armory. The mobile health clinic will be set up to provide…

Children learn about ‘Amazing Apples

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — It was another beautiful sunshiny day as the preschool children gathered with Ms. Mary at the Maben Public Library for the Story Hour this past Friday. Ms. Mary chose to teach the…

Hospice sponsoring seminar for ministers

From NMMC In an effort to recruit hospice volunteer chaplains to serve in the Eupora and Mathiston areas, the North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice program is sponsoring “The Last Mile of the Way” seminar Sept. 27. The seminar, which is…

Flea market participants needed in Ackerman

From Press Reports ACKERMAN — With cooperation between Broken Wings in Ackerman and the Mississippi State University Extension Service, the Buy USA/Choctaw County committee is looking for local artists, crafters, growers and home businesses to begin a flea market in…

Bowling students compete in tournament

From Press Reports Four East Webster and Starkville bowling students participated in the 47th annual Mississippi State Youth Bowling Tournament at Paradise Lanes in Jackson in June. They tied for first place in Team in the Major Division. Ashlee Davenport…

Calendar of Events

Project Fit America at EES Students and teachers at Eupora Elementary School will officially kick off the Project Fit American program at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 21. The PFA physical fitness equipment and curriculum is funded through a grant from the…

Webster County School District child find effort ongoing

Special to the WPT The Webster County School District is participating in an ongoing statewide effort to locate, identify and evaluate children age birth through 21 who are physically, mentally, communicatively, emotionally and /or severely/profound handicapped. Early identification of children…

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Sept. 23, 1937 Some Hens Lay, Some Don’t No Webster County poultry keeper can afford to feed hens that don’t lay. The following advice given by J.D. Sykes, State College expert, is worthwhile. “Distinguishing between layers and…

WCSD taking bids for hunting leases

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Anyone interested in leasing available 16th Section lands in Webster County for hunting and fishing rights has only a few more weeks to submit a competitive bid. The county School Board is accepting sealed…