Barbecue benefits MVFD

By Terry Harpole For the WPT MABEN — The Maben Volunteer Fire Department had a fundraising barbecue May 5 on the old lot on Highway 15 that was once the location of Tenhet Real Estate and a car lot. Firemen…

Burns elected Chancery Conference vice-chair

From Press Reports Chancellor Kenneth M. Burns of Okolona was elected vice-chair of the Conference of Chancery Judges on April 26 during the Trial and Appellate Judges Conference in Jackson. Other conference officers are Chancellor Cynthia Brewer of Madison County,…

NMMC-Eupora Board makes donation

From Press Reports Crystal Stevens and Sarah Mitchell have developed a project from research they completed on childhood obesity in Mississippi. The two are Family Career and Community Leaders of America/ Early Childhood Education students at the Webster County Career…

Season finale at Maben Story Hour

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — It was another fun time at the Maben Library on May 18 as the children gathered to hear “The Grouchy Ladybug,” which is a story about a ladybug that obviously got up…

Peewee cheer/ football camp held

The Eupora varsity cheerleaders sponsored a peewee cheerleader and peewee football camp May 7-9 at Webster Care Learning Center. The cheer camp participants will cheer and dance, and the football participants will show off the football skills they learned during…

Deon Bedford signs with Belhaven

East Mississippi Community College men’s basketball standout Deon Bedford of West Oktibbeha County High School has signed a scholarships to play basketball at Belhaven University. He signed with Belhaven during the first week of May. Bedford, a 6-foot-5 guard/forward from…