WPT receives MPA award

From Staff Reports

The Webster Progress-Times was among award winners in the Mississippi Press Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest Editorial Division.

Awards were handed out Saturday at the MPA’s Multi-State Summer Convention in Miramar Beach, Fla.

Staff members Russell Hood … Read more

Youth attends safety camp

From Press Reports

Nicholas Jones of Mathiston participated in the 2012 Farm Bureau Youth Safety Camp, which was June 4-7 at Timber Creek Camp near Pulaski.

More than 75 young people from all over Mississippi came together for a four-day … Read more

Calendar of Events

Dorroh Lake girls camp Dorroh Lake Baptist Assembly‘s summer camp for girls age 7-12 will be July 16-19; the cost is $150. For more information contact Ginger Castle at 258-7545.

Lollars Grove Baptist VBS Lollars Grove Baptist Church in Eupora … Read more

Parsons to perform at FBC

From Press Reports

Squire Parsons will be in concert at First Baptist Church in Eupora on July 28 at 7 p.m. Admission is free, but a love offering will be received for Parsons.

A native of West Virginia, he was … Read more

Anne Buys fares well in Outstanding Teen Pageant

From Press Reports

Contestants of the Leaf Foundation fared well at the eight annual Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Pageant on June 9 in Vicksburg.

Pearl River Valley’s Outstanding Teen Anne Elizabeth Buys of Vicksburg was selected as the overall physical … Read more

Tomatoes, lemonade, figs at market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — The tenth market day in Maben brought the threat of rain Saturday, but it did not deter the vendors or customers as many came to get their weekly supply of homegrown … Read more