Category: News

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…

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…

Market has friendly atmosphere, bargains

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market MABEN — Saturday saw the largest group of vendors at the Maben Farmers’ Market to date. Fourteen vendors set up in Maben offering the public a wide variety of produce and other handcrafted…

GLC recognizes a special lady

From GLC-Eupora Just about any day of the week if you pass the NMMC-Eupora walking track in the late afternoon, you will see a precious lady with a stick in one hand and a visor on her head making her…

Story Hour all about flowers

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — Mrs. Mary read “It Could Still be a Flower” to the little boys and the little girl that showed up for Story Hour at the Maben Public Library on May 4. Mother’s…

Families reunite at Montevista

By Terry Harpole For the WPT Members of the Williams, Golden and Bailey families gathered at Montevista Baptist Church in Webster County for their annual reunion on May 5. In a well-attended program, the family all gathered in the beautiful…

Calendar of Events

WIN Job Center The Mobile WIN Job Center will set up shop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 21 at the former Garan factory on Highway 9 South in Eupora. Gore Reunion The 32nd annual Gore Family Reunion will…

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: June 24, 1937 Local Lawyer in Important Case L.F. Latham, Eupora lawyer, is in Shreveport this week where he has been employed by certain Mississippi gas and oil dealers accused by the Federal Bureau of Investigation of…

County takes building renovation bids

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times WALTHALL — Webster County officials plan to open bids later this month for renovation of the Doss Building, which is a Mississippi Landmark. The Board of Supervisors will open bids at 10 a.m. June…

School Board sets budget hearing

From Staff Reports A public hearing on the Webster County School District’s 2012-13 budget is set for next week. The hearing will be June 21 and budget adoption will be June 28, both at 7 p.m. in the boardroom of…