Secondhand smoke exposure unsafe

By Verna Fleming

Before working as project director for the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster Counties, I never paid much attention to how exposure to secondhand smoke affects the health of everyone.

Since working with the Smokefree … Read more

Maben UMC lives up to slogan

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — The Mississippi Conference of Methodist Churches has a slogan adopted years ago: “Open Doors, Open Minds, Open Hearts,” and Maben Methodist Church is one that really lives up to this and has for years.

The … Read more

Children learn about ocean animals

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — The sun popped out, the flowers popped out and the kids popped up by the dozen for the Friday morning April 20 at the Maben Public Library.

The parking lot was lined … Read more

Rolison next principal at EES

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Trey Rolison, the incoming principal of Eupora Elementary School, says he has high expectations. Rolison is assistant principal, history teacher and head football coach at Thrasher High School in Booneville, where he has been … Read more

Unclaimed assets await taxpayers

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

Lynn Fitch, Mississippi’s new state treasurer, is on a mission to put unclaimed property back in the pockets of taxpayers. A press release form the state treasurer’s office states that one in five Mississippians … Read more