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Monthly Sales Taxes Collections Released

From Staff Reports   Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect May sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for local municipalities. MDR collects 81.5 percent of the 7 percent sales tax from municipalities and distributes the remaining 18.5…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

I’ve been writing about interpersonal communication theories. Austin Babrow and Katie Striley point out that problematic integration theory describes the communicative creation and experience of uncertainty as part of a broader perspective on challenges of belief and desire. Babrow, who…

Rainwater explores ‘Saturn: The Ringed Giant!

From Press Reports   Rainwater Observatory in French Camp will be offering a free public program for this season called “Saturn: The Ringed Giant!” This presentation will be given at 7 p.m. Aug. 11 by Rainwater Observatory Director Edwin Faughn. The program is…

Aleah Graham visits Maben Lions Club

By Jane Collins, Secretary Maben Lions Club   Aleah Graham, a junior next year at Starkville High School, spoke to the Maben Lions Club on July 25 about her experience as its representative at the Lions of Mississippi Girls Leadership…

Calendar of Events

Backpack drive underway The Love Bags Project in Webster County Schools needs about 80 backpacks for children in need throughout the district. School supplies are also needed, but school officials said their biggest need is backpacks for all age groups. Donated…

Eupora man dies in collision

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   A Eupora man died in a collision with another vehicle Saturday morning. Orgill C. “O.C.” Holloway, 96, was killed in the accident, which occurred about 11:40 a.m. Saturday on Mississippi 182 West at…

911 Calls

July 24 12:09 p.m., alarm, Hwy. 82, Mathiston; Mathiston PD responds. 3:02 p.m., kids disturbing the peace, Waterworks Road; Eupora PD responds. 4:55 p.m., argument, East Roane Avenue; EPD responds. 7:19 p.m., four-wheeler on Hunters Run Road; Webster SO responds.…

The Spokesmen

Evergreen Baptist Church, located on Hwy. 25 North in Louisville, will host The Spokesmen for a concert at 5 p.m. Sunday.  

Residents Enjoy Outing

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora Long-Term Care residents enjoyed a beautiful afternoon eating lunch at the Council House in French Camp recently.