Sisters designing orphanage in India

For the Progress-Times Webster County has a connection to the village of Santa Peta, India. Sisters Stephanie Stewart and Holly Hawkins of Belinda Stewart Architects in Eupora are designing a new orphanage for the small village to meet the educational,…

Newman reports soon to Blue Jays

Johns Hopkins football coach Jim Margraff will welcome the 2012 Blue Jays to preseason camp on Aug. 11 in Baltimore. Among those reporting will be a class of 31 freshmen who are set to join the program for the first…

Local youths competing at NHSFR

From Press Reports Laura Beth Kolb and Corrine Jackson earned positions on the Mississippi high school rodeo team and are competing with fellow teammates at the 64th annual National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs, Wyo., in the poles…

Presley holds Rural Community Meeting

From Staff Reports MATHISTON — Brandon Presley, Northern District public service commissioner, heard directly from ratepayers during a Rural Community Meeting on July 17 at Bennett Hall Auditorium. He updated those attending on issues before the Public Service Commission. These…

Starkville teacher, writer visits Maben

By Terry Harpole MABEN — The quiet town of Maben had a surprise visit June 21 by a Starkville High School teacher who is involved in writing a book. The Maben visitor was Pittsburgh native Norman Mellin, who teaches string…

Find fresh produce at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market MABEN — The Maben Farmers’ Market is the place to find fresh produce and other good shopping on a Saturday morning from 7 til 10 a.m. William Shaw was there last Saturday with…