Service lawnmower regularly during mowing season

Spring is here and homeowners are active in their landscapes refurbishing flowerbeds and fertilizing lawns. The one activity that will be repeated over and over from now to late fall will be the weekly ritual of mowing the lawn. However,…

Firemen’s night out

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A countywide firefighters meeting was May 7 at the Garan parking lot in Eupora. Presenters shared information about various types of firefighting equipment, such as nozzles, foam systems, extrication equipment and turnouts.

6th grades moving to high schools

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Eupora Elementary School students tour Eupora High School in preparation for moving to a new campus next school year.

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Webster County Schools’ sixth-grade classes are moving from elementary to high school campuses mainly to better implement a new system of student assessment, according to Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar. He confirmed that…

Maben veterans take part in Honor Flight

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Carpenter and Bishop visit the World War II Memorial in Washington.

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT   “If God had really intended men to fly, he’d have made it easier to get to the airport.”— George Winters On April 23, one World War II veteran from Maben, one Vietnam War…

Maben Farmers’ Market growing

Harris displays her beautiful pound cake.

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market   Saturday at the Maben Farmers’ Market the weather was perfect and the atmosphere was friendly. A brand-new vender, Rubie Harris of Mathiston, sold cupcakes, pound cakes and homemade jellies. She promised to…

Player in All-Star game has Mathiston ties

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By Terry Harpole For the WPT   Fifty of some of the best high school baseball players played in Busch Stadium on June 14, and this was the first year for the Illinois-Missouri All-Star Baseball Game to be played under…