Pumpkin power at story hour

Alisha Tenhet, Avery Hazzard, Parker Tenhet and Ms. Mary admire their jack-o’-lantern.

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT


The Oct. 25 story at the Maben Public Library story hour was about planting seeds and growing pumpkins. The book was “The Pumpkin Patch Parable.”

Pumpkins are planted in the summer and then … Read more

Flag Football champs


The Eupora Eagles won the 2013 Sweet Potato Bowl with an undefeated season on Oct. 29 and are the 2013 Mississippi Little League Activities Association 6-7 year-old flag football champions. The team was undefeated with seven wins and no losses. … Read more

Sanctuary dedication a ‘wonderful experience’

The FBC Eupora church sanctuary during the sanctuary dedication ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 13.

By Gwen Sisson

FBC Eupora


For five months, the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Eupora has been a construction zone.

The sanctuary “facelift” has freshened up the historic sanctuary, while providing better acoustics, air conditioning and more stage … Read more

World Harvest attends Mission Mississippi celebration

Fellowship of Christian Athletes students during the Presentation of the Cross

From Church Reports


On Sunday, Oct. 27, World Harvest’s congregation traveled to Jackson to participate in the 20th anniversary of Mission Mississippi, Glowing for Christ.

Follow the Cross covered 2,489 miles in Mississippi. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes carried … Read more

Maben Lions Club welcomes new members

Nygard, Lightsey, Norwood and Carder with Maben Lion Rob Collins, sponsor of the two new members

By the Maben Lions Club


Shawn Nygard, president of the Maben Lions Club, welcomed a special guest, District Gov. Jerry Lightsey of Batesville, who came Oct. 22 to induct two new members to the club.

Rob Collins sponsored Ken … Read more

Johnson bound over in Grenada robbery


By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


The lone surviving robbery suspect who was in a fleeing car that struck and killed Eupora policeman Keith Crenshaw last month now awaits possible indictment on a Grenada armed robbery charge.

Brandon Johnson, … Read more