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May 18 was our last storytime at the Maben Public Library. We finished with "Swimmy."

In Defense of Animals has unveiled brand-new, modern facilities to care for the Deep South’s most abused animals at Hope Animal Sanctuary in Carroll County.

Webster County was well represented in the recent Northeast Mississippi Football Coaches Association All-star football game.

Three players from Eupora and three from East Webster played in the contest.

We at Don Pounds Music Productions are proud to announce the go-ahead for our very important concert.

The Maben Farmers' Market opened Saturday in the Maben city park next to the library.

The faculty and staff of the University of Mississippi-Grenada honored its 2018 graduating class April 26 during the annual Graduation Celebration event held in the Holmes Community College Corey Auditorium.










School board sets June date for budget hearing

By DANIEL BRUNTY THE CHOCTAW PLAINDEALER,

 

The Choctaw County Board of Education discussed its upcoming budget hearing during its monthly meeting held on May 14 at the Central Office.

The board approved a motion to set the Budget Hearing date for July 16 at 10 a.m. at the Central Office. A motion was also approved to set the budget adoption date to July 26 at 10 a.m.


Revolutionary War Soldier recognized at Doty Springs Cemetery on May 19

By SUBMITTED,

On a Saturday morning in May, 2018, a small group gathered at Doty Springs Baptist Church and Cemetery to raise, for the first time, the Bennington Flag over the grave of John Harmon Shumaker.  The group consisted of members of the Doty Springs Cemetery Board, several generations of Shumakers, ranging from the 5th to the 8th generations of John





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