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

MCT2 Rewards

They are (front row) Delaina Gaskin, Liliana Dinning, Maci Bowen, Macey Ray, Jessie Sudduth, Cliff Jernigan, Ally Bingham, Austin Britt (back row) Kylan Quiller, Joseph Lewis, Micah Dees, Halleigh Faulkner, Harper Doggett, Princess McKinley and Mackenzie Bodry.

On Aug. 29, Eupora Elementary School students who scored Advanced on one area of the 2013-14 MCT2 test and Proficient on another area were treated to a meal at Los Encinos and a fun day at Whites Creek Lake.

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Cash, guns seized in drug arrest


On Sept. 4, the Webster County Sheriff’s Department, working in a partnership with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, served a search warrant. The warrant was for the home located at 14 Pat Ave. in Eupora.

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New vendor at Maben Farmers’ Market

Sisters Susie Yeatman and Mary Yeatman Kornegay of Self Creek Road near Maben came to the market with lots of homegrown red and green tomatoes, garlic, watermelons, house and yard plants, and beautiful canned tomatoes and salsa.

By Jane Collins, Manager
Maben Farmers’ Market

The Maben Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday morning from 7:30 until 10 on the lot next door to the post office.

Last week our new .Yeatman sisters from near Maben, brought lovely … Read more