Oktibbeha County GOP meets in Maben

By Terry Harpole MABEN — A Jan. 29 meeting at Maben City Hall could make some changes in the way Maben’s municipal elections are held. Marnita Henderson, chair of the Oktibbeha County Republican Party, and Ricky Bishop, vice chair, came…

MLK Day Parade held in Maben

From Press Reports Residents from Maben, Starkville, Eupora, Oxford and Tennessee participated in the MLK Day “Insights from the Path Parade” in Maben on Jan. 21. All you could see were horses, trucks and people singing, walking and talking from…

Obituaries

Nellie Sue Edwards Feb. 6, 2013 Services for Nellie Sue Edwards, 82, of Ackerman were Feb. 8, 2013, at Ackerman Church of God with the Revs. Greg Chamblee and Bill Taylor officiating. Burial was in Enon Cemetery. She was born…

MHGC plantings gift to Maben

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — On Feb. 11, the Maben Home and Garden Club finalized the plantings at the four-way stop on MS Highway 15 as its 50th anniversary gift to the town of Maben. In keeping…

EES rewards students through PBS

From School Reports At the conclusion of the first semester at Eupora Elementary School, students were rewarded for good behavior through the PBS program. Students exhibiting good character skills and behavior receive Eagle Bucks that are placed in a school…

County pursuing fire truck upgrades

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Board of Supervisors is in the process of pursuing avenues of upgrading Webster County’s fire trucks. The developments began when Mathiston Fire Chief Lee Gilliland and Assistant Chief Shane Box, county Fire Coordinator…