District refinancing MAEP bonds

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Webster County School District is refinancing bonds that were issued for capital improvements in order to save the school system money. The county School Board adopted a resolution Oct. 9 for refinancing the…

City seeks grant for airport hangars

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The city is applying for a grant that would cover nearly the entire cost of constructing hangars at the Eupora Airport. John Freeman of Calvert-Spradling Engineers met with the Eupora Board of Aldermen about…

Rifle drawing Saturday at Farmers’ Market

By Terry Harpole MABEN — On Saturday, which was a beautiful day, the crowd at Maben’s Farmers’ Market was just a little smaller than in the past weeks. One reason might have been that it was Veterans Day weekend and…

Obituaries

Lorene Barton Haney Dale Nov. 7, 2012 Services for Lorene Barton Haney Dale, 92, were Nov. 11, 2012, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Melvin Mordecai and Trey Harper officiating. Burial was in Eupora Cemetery. Mrs. Dale was…

‘Leaf Man’ drifts into Story Hour

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — It was another beautiful day that the Lord has made Oct. 5 as the little children and the mommas and grandmommas gathered for the regular Friday morning Story Hour at the Maben…

Maben High School alumni enjoy reunion

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — “But every memory of friendship shared, even for a short time, is a treasure, like sunshine and warmth in our lives, like a cool breeze on a humid day, like a shower…