Maben store busy on Black Friday

Contreras (r.) waits on customers.

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

Many people were up early Nov. 29 driving to neighboring towns to find bargains at many Black Friday sales.

Swank on Main, formerly The Hair Pen beauty shop, on Main Street across from … Read more

White releases newest children’s book

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From Press Reports

 

Area author Whitney White has released her newest children’s book, “Who Left Jesus in the Box?”

“This book is unique just like my first book, ‘Don’t Swallow the Baby Jesus,’ because it features my family as … Read more

School Board accepts bids, recognizes student

East Webster High School student Darius Bryant, holding plaque, is the Webster County Board of Education Student of the Month. He was honored at the board’s Dec. 2 meeting. With Darius are his family, Assistant Principal Carol Berryhill, members of the school board, Superintendent Jack Treloar and board attorney Hugh Gibson. The East Webster students, faculty and staff congratulate Darius on his achievement.

From Staff Reports

 

The Webster County School Board accepted two bids at its Dec. 2 meeting.

Upon Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar’s recommendation, the board

accepted a bid from School and Office Products of Arkansas on seating for the … Read more

Aldermen approve land exchange

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

City leaders have approved a land exchange and contract involving property at Gary Park and Whites Creek Lake.

The action came four months after Mayor Dan Burchfield, during a meeting of the Eupora … Read more

EWES announces Spelling Bee winners

East Webster Elementary School has announced its Spelling Bee winners, who are listed by grade in first-, second- and third-place order.

First grade: Macey Frost, John David Lucas and Ethan Hillhouse

Second grade: Jayln Brock, Cassie Avent and Dylon Tollison… Read more

911 calls

Dec. 2

10:53 a.m., suspicious bike, Natchez Trace Parkway; Webster SO responds.

12:37 p.m., medical, Latham Avenue; EMS responds.

1:27 p.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; MES responds.

1:40 p.m., shoplifter, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds.

5:19 p.m., alarm, Harpole … Read more