Category: News

Store takes steps to deter burglars

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — The proprietor of The General Store in Maben has replaced the front glass in the storefront with a type of Masonite (type of wood product), which hopefully provides a deterrent to future…

Maben Farmer’s Market opens

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — Saturday, the second edition of the Maben Farmer’s Market kicked off at 7 a.m. sharp with Pat Harpole overseeing the event. This year things will be somewhat different but similar: vendors will…

Maben Home and Garden Club to attend garden tour

“The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT STARKVILLE— For 364 days, the Maben Home and Garden Club long awaited for April 17 so…

Tickets on sale for Art in Garden

From Press Reports Tickets are now available for tours of area gardens when the Starkville Area Arts Council presents its much-anticipated Art in the Garden event, said Emily Jones, chairman of the event. Scheduled for May 19, tours of six…

church events

Grove Chapel M.B. Revival services at Grove Chapel M.B. Church, located at 805 Fifth Ave., Maben, continue May 10 and 11. The Rev. James Howell from Falkner is delivering the messages. Services start at 7 nightly. Worldwide Weekend of Prayer…

UMW honors Tackett

Edith Medlin Tackett has been honored by the Eupora United Methodist Women with the dedication of the 2012 yearbook for serving 40 years as treasurer. She also served 60 years as an activist and dedicated member of the Eupora First…

Calendar of Events

Greensboro historical marker dedication Old Choctaw County Chapter, NSDAR, cordially invites everyone to a dedication ceremony for a historical marker at Greensboro, the first county seat of the original Choctaw County, thus giving the chapter its name. The town of…

Hendricks hospital’s Employee of Year

From Press Reports Phil Hendricks, RT, ARRT, has been selected as North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Employee of the Year. Hendricks graduated from Eupora High School in 1984. After 22 years of industrial plant work; he chose to pursue his lifelong…

WOCHS student wins essay contest

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — Principal Leonardo Thompson has received news that a West Oktibbeha County High School student has won the essay portion for eighth-graders in the Black History Month contest that is sponsored by Kroger…

Darrel Schmitz heads state Geologists Board

Dr. Darrel Schmitz, head of the geosciences department at Mississippi State University, has been elected president of the Mississippi State Board of Registered Professional Geologists, which is charged with administering the state’s Registered Professional Geologists Practice Act of 1997. The…