Maben honors native son Banks

Banks signs autographs for young and older fans.

By Terry Harpole For the WPT   MABEN — A large crowd turned out Saturday morning to meet and honor one of their own at W.O. “Bill” Shivers Pavilion during “Johnthan Banks Day.” The day’s activities began with a police-escorted…

‘We all scream for ice cream’

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From Press Reports   Ice cream was the No. 1 hit of the Controllers Generation II 4-H Club of Maben on June 17 at West Oktibbeha County High School. In honor of June being National Dairy Month, Frances Page’s presentation…

Children learn about archaeology

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By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Public Library   DIG!  DIG!  DIG!  June 18 was a day of digging at the Webster County Public Library as Mandy Salley and Heather Harper led 31 children in learning about  archaeologists during the…

EJH cheerleader camp

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The Eupora Jr. High Cheerleaders held a National Cheerleaders Association home camp June 17-19. The cheerleaders learned stunts, cheers, chants and dance. They received superior in hard work, dedication and spirit. They also received a bid to the NCA National…

Towering tomato plant

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Billy Joe and Paulette Hughes Conley of the Grady community grew this homegrown Better Boy tomato plant that is more than 6 feet tall and still growing. They have green tomatoes the size of navel oranges. Mr. Conley bought his…

Yard of the Month

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The yard of Marlene Thomas and family is the June selection by the Maben Home and Garden Club Yard of the Month Committee. She and her family are to be commended for improvements to the landscaping and for the beautiful use…