Duck Breeding Populations report released

By James L. Cummins Special to the Progress Times Recently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) released its report on 2016 Trends in Duck Breeding Populations, based on surveys conducted in May and early June by the USFWS and…

Maben Punt, Pass, Kick Contest upcoming

From Club Reports The Maben Lions Club is sponsoring its annual NFL Punt, Pass & Kick contest on Sept. 17 at the East Webster High School football field in Cumberland. Girls and boys aged 6-15 are eligible to compete when they submit…

‘Reflections of the Universe’ coming to Rainwater

From Press Reports Rainwater Observatory in French Camp will be offering a free public program for this season called “Reflections of the Universe”. This presentation will be given Friday, September 9, 2016, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, director…

Visually impaired man addresses Maben Lions

By Jane Collins, Secretary Maben Lions Club Maben Lions Club welcomed Austin Marshall and his service dog, Bentley, to its meeting on Aug. 23. Austin has been visually impaired all his life and just recently felt the need for a service…