Peewee football teams play in Maben

By Terry Harpole MABEN — If the people in the Maben-Mathiston area missed out seeing football action on Aug. 24, they had a chance to make up for it Aug. 25. Four peewee football teams were playing that Saturday on…

Lions conduct eye screening at EWE

From School Reports Volunteers from the Maben Lions Club conducted eye screening for first- through sixth-grade students at East Webster Elementary School on Aug. 22. Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired for many years. The Maben Lions…

Maben Library’s Story Hour resumes

For the WPT After a long hot, dry, wet, windy, you-name-it summer, time is drawing near for the Maben Public Library to resume its Friday morning Story Hour with Ms. Mary and Ms. Dottie. Children aged 3 to 6 are…

Local cemetery has interesting history

By Terry Harpole MABEN — Maben Memorial Garden, located near the old GMN&O Railroad, has an interesting history. Before this was a cemetery, the Holland family owned the land and had an apple orchard there. The Holland family donated this…