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Webster countian Ross attorney in voter rolls

From Press & Staff Reports

 

Officials in Jefferson Davis County have signed a consent decree agreeing to clean up voter rolls in accordance with a lawsuit filed in April by the American Civil Rights Union under the National Voter … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Nov. 24, 1938

Phillips’ Sale Draws Bug Crowds Shoppers

Eupora’s splendid new department store, the J.R. Phillips Co., inaugurated a “Colossal Winter Sale” last Friday and large crowds of shoppers … Read more

Eupora Eagles advance to North State semifinals

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Sometimes you don’t get quite what you expect and it still turns out good.

That’s exactly what happened for the Eupora High School Eagles last Friday night, as they rushed for 362 yards … Read more

Calendar of Events

Pictures with Santa

The Mathiston Civic League will host “Pictures with Santa” from 1-3 p.m. Nov. 23.

Pictures will be made at the Mathiston Public Library and the cost is $5 per printed picture. Also, children are asked to bring … Read more

Sales tax revenues down in most areas in the county

Eupora saw a 6 percent or $32,369 decrease in sales tax collections during September.

The city reported $32,369 in sales tax for September, up from the $34,566 for the same month in 2012. Since the state fiscal year began July … Read more

Local advocates hosting lung cancer vigil on Nov. 24

From Press Reports

 

Residents of Webster County will host a vigil locally as part of a global campaign to raise awareness about lung cancer and reduce the stigma associated with the disease.

On Nov. 24 Webster County will join … Read more

Winning MSU team includes local student

The winning timber bridge team included senior civil engineering major Patrick Kuykendall of Eupora (center).

From Press Reports

 

A Mississippi State student team holds top honors in a national design and construction challenge, thanks to the collaboration of two university colleges.

Senior civil engineering majors in the Bagley College of Engineering, with guidance from … Read more

Some gave all

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Cmdr. Freddie Pate of Joe H. Morehead VFW Post 3806 salutes as local veterans place flags in tribute to all Webster County veterans who paid the ultimate sacrifice. Post 3806 and Ladies Auxiliary conducted Monday’s Veterans Day tribute at the Read more

Church packs OCC boxes

The group at the Operation Christmas Child Packing Party encircles the boxes and prays for the children who will receive boxes from FBC Eupora.

From Church Reports

 

First Baptist Church of Eupora held its Operation Christmas Child Packing Party Sunday night in preparation for National Collection Week Nov. 18-24.

Participants prepared 300 boxes that night. After all of the boxes were packed, the … Read more

EWES Red Ribbon

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Webster Elementary School Red Ribbon Week poster contest winners are kindergarten, Hunter Stewart; 1st grade, Cooper Stidham; 2nd grade, Kouper Shook; 3rd grade, Abby Williams; 4th grade, Emma Andrews; and 5th grade, Lindsey Blakeley.

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