Marrow donor drive to be held at Weir church

The Marrow Donor Drive is being held in honor of Choctaw County resident Mary Kathryn Broughton, who is celebrating a 3-year anniversary after experiencing a post bone marrow transplant.

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress Times

New Zion Baptist Church of Weir is coordinating a Marrow Donor Registry Drive to be held at Enon Presbyterian Church in Ackerman on Sept. 18 from 3:30-7:30 p.m.

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NMMC-Eupora dietitians receive award

Lancaster, Tidwell and Black

From Press Reports

Mississippi State University Dietetic Internship Director, Dr. Diane Tidwell recently presented awards for outstanding leadership to Dr. Connie Ray Black and Shiloh Lancaster on behalf of the Accreditation Council for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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Since Sept. 7 would be Grandparents Day, Ms. Pat , dressed as Grandma, read “In Grandma”s Arms” by Jayne C. Skelton to children at the Webster County Library on Sept. 3.

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Dollar General celebrates Maben grand opening

Dollar General employees prepare to cut the ribbon for the new business with assistance from (back) Alderman Robert Herd, Mayor Larry Pruitt and Alderman Darrell Bryant

From Press Reports

After opening its doors for business on Aug. 15, Dollar General celebrated the opening of its new location at 1590 Highway 15 in Maben on Sept. 6 with free prizes and special deals.

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Gunn WCSD Student of the Month

Assembled are, front, Jack Treloar (WCSD superintendent), Phil Ferguson (WCCTC director), Scott Hollenhead, Jimmy Hood and Keith Hudspeth (board members), back, Sue Anne Boatman (WCCTC career counselor), Bobby McMullen (board member), Camille Gunn (mother), Corson Gunn (WCCTC September Student of the Month), Nancy Davis (board member), George Mitchell (board attorney).

From School Reports

Webster County Career and Technology Center is pleased to recognize Corson Gunn as the Webster County School District’s September Student of the Month.

Corson is an 11th-grader at Eupora High School. He is a second-year student at … Read more