Mississippi College local student academic scholar

The Office of Academic Affairs for Mississippi College has released its list of academic scholars for the 2016 spring semester. Lora Wiggins of Mathiston was named to the President’s List. To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must maintain…

Solar airplane subject for program

By Jane Collins, Secretary Maben Lions Club The Maben Lions Club welcomed guest speaker Margaret Middleton (formerly of Eupora and a former member of the Civil Air Patrol) of Starkville on June 14, who gave a slideshow program about a trip…

Summer Reading Program concludes

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library The Summer Reading Program at Webster County Library ended last week with outdoor activities. On June 28, the older group listened to “Miss Nelson Has a Field Day” by Harry Allard, a story…

Barbecue at Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins Maben Farmers’ Market Getting ready for the 4th of July weekend was top priority for the rig providing barbecue Saturday at the Maben Farmers’ Market. Rose O’Briant and Jeremiah Gamble were really busy serving up great pulled pork, pork…

Green speaks to Maben Lions Club

By Jane Collins, Secretary Maben Lions Club In April the Maben Lions Club welcomed the retired Rev. Luskey Green, who gave the club members a short civics and U.S. history lesson on Americanism. He cited the original Declaration of Independence in 1776…

School choice group grades legislators

From Press Reports Sen. Gary Jackson (District 15) and Reps. Joey Hood (District 35) and Karl Oliver (District 46) received an “A” on Empower Mississippi’s 2016 Education Report Card, which grades every member of the Legislature on key school choice…