Education Notes

Signup nears for Holmes classes in Mathiston Holmes Community College is expanding its course offerings with five classes on the Wood Institute campus in Mathiston for spring 2013. Registration will be held in the 911 building on Jan. 8 at…

Club announces Lighting Contest winners

For the WPT The Maben Home and Garden Club annual Lighting Contest winners were chosen Dec. 17. In the Overall Residential, Margaret Shuffield was first-place winner. Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Halford placed second, and Mr. and Mrs. Danny Paul McMullen…

Calendar of Events

‘Pancakes with Disney’ Jan. 12 Relay for Life teams at First Baptist Church of Eupora and Walthall Baptist Church are hosting “Pancakes with Disney” at First Baptist Church Family Life Center from 9-11 a.m. Jan. 12. For a donation of…

Garden Club learns decorating tips

For the WPT MABEN — The end of 2012 was celebrated by the Maben Home and Garden Club at the Maben Methodist Church on Dec. 11 at noon. The hostesses impressed the group with gaily decorated tables all dressed in…

Mantee holds Christmas parade

From Staff Reports The Mantee Christmas Parade was Dec. 15, followed by a chili supper fundraiser at the fire station. Hazel Forrester served as the parade’s grand marshal. Hazel and the late Howard Forrester lived in Mantee many years; they…

Story Hour includes surprise

For the WPT MABEN — Fun times at the Maben Public Library on Dec. 21! We had a surprise visit from SANTA! The children all listened attentively as he read “The Night Before Christmas.” He then passed out candy canes,…