‘Good-Night, Owl!’


The last storytime of the school year was held at Webster County Library on May 21 with 15 children attending. Ms. Joyce read “Good-Night, Owl!” by Pat Hutchins, a story about an owl who tried to sleep in the daytime, … Read more

Maben Farmers’ Market features fried pies

Harris shows off her fried fruit pies, jellies and cakes.

By Jane Collins, Manager
Maben Farmers’ Market

Last week the Maben Farmers’ Market featured some favorite items that we were unable to provide last year.
Rubie Harris of Maben brought fried fruit pies in peach, apple, cherry and sweet potato. … Read more

Double Springs has memorial service

Photo by Terry Harpole
Setting up for lunch at the memorial

By Terry Harpole
For the WPT

Double Springs Methodist Church on Maben-Sturgis Road off Highway 82 near Maben was first built, according to some people in the area, in 1837, and in the following year, a Baptist church was established.… Read more

Liberty UMC: Put your trust in God

From Liberty UMC

Greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor.
As the month of May winds down, we as a church family are thankful for the sacrifices our soldiers have made in … Read more

NRCS starts signup for easement program

From Press Reports

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service is now accepting applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program.
The ACEP was created through the 2014 Farm Bill and combines NRCS’ former Farm and Ranch Lands Protection … Read more