Monthly Archives: December 2012

Hospice recognizes veterans at GLC-Eupora

From GLC-Eupora Golden LivingCenter Eupora hosted a ceremony sponsored by Gentiva Hospice in honor of Veterans Day. On Nov. 8 at 2:30 p.m., Gentiva Hospice came and provided a reception to honor its veterans at GLC Eupora. They were also…

Ag Census gives farmers a voice

By Lisa Stewart Webster Extension County Director Agriculture plays a big role in this holiday season and an even bigger role in Americans’ lives. “The modernization of agriculture has tremendously changed the landscape of farming between then and now,” said…

EES rewards students for scores

From School Reports Eupora Elementary School students scoring Proficient in both areas of Language and Math on the MCT2 test in the spring of 2012 were treated to a pizza reward party Oct. 19. Students scoring Proficient in both areas…

EWH visits college campuses

From School Reports This fall East Webster High juniors and seniors visited college campuses in the area. EWH students visited the University of Mississippi, East Mississippi Community College, Holmes Community College and Mississippi State University. While visiting the college of…

New Maben City Hall holds open house

By Terry Harpole For the WPT MABEN — The new Maben City Hall was officially opened Dec. 11, although it had been already used as a polling place in the elections in November. In his welcome, and opening remarks, Mayor…

City sales tax revenue up in Oct.

From Staff Reports City sales tax collections in October were up over the same month a year earlier. Sales tax revenue collected in Eupora in October was $33,927. This represents a 10.6 percent increase of $3,242 from the $30,685 collected…

Grand jury issues indictments

From Staff Reports Grand jurors in Webster County issued 18 indictments last week in Circuit Court. The grand jury, which was empaneled in June and recalled Dec. 11, examined 27 cases. According to its report signed by foreman Kenny May,…

EWH hosts college workshops

From School Reports MATHISTON — Educational Services Foundation presented three informative workshops to the upperclassmen at East Webster High in November. Sophomores participated in You Are College Material, juniors participated in Make the College Connection with seniors completing The What,…

Obituaries

Shirley Mae Hall Edwards Dec. 14, 2012 Services for Shirley Mae Hall Edwards, 82, were Dec. 17, 2012, at Chester Baptist Church with the Rev. Rob Faulk officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. She was born March 27, 1930,…

Calendar of Events

Eupora Boy Scout citrus, apple sale The Boy Scout citrus fruit and apples have arrived and may be picked up Dec. 20 and 21 from 1-6 p.m. and Dec. 22 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Scout room behind…