Story Hour includes surprise

For the WPT

MABEN — Fun times at the Maben Public Library on Dec. 21! We had a surprise visit from SANTA!

The children all listened attentively as he read “The Night Before Christmas.” He then passed out candy canes, … Read more

Hospital promotes seat belt safety

From Press Reports

One out of every five drivers will be involved in a traffic crash this year. Approximately 35,000 people die in motor vehicle crashes each year. About 50 percent (17,000) of these people could be saved if they … Read more

Santa comes to WOCHS bearing gifts

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — The 142 students of West Oktibbeha County High School received a surprise visit from Santa by way of First Baptist Church of Maben on Dec. 17.

Students, who were enjoying lunch, were … Read more

Stewart sponsors internship for Carl Small Town Center

From MSU School of Architecture

Belinda Stewart didn’t know much about the field of architecture growing up.

“I didn’t even know how to spell it,” she laughed.

That all changed, however, when the then-associate dean of the School of Architecture … Read more

MDEQ awards grant to county

From Press Reports

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has awarded Webster County a solid waste assistance grant of $11,524 that will be used by the county for cleanup of illegal dump sites.

“The Solid Waste Assistance Grants support a … Read more