By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times
Webster County’s unemployment rate increased 1.2 percentage points to 7.4 percent in May, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
The revised jobless rate for April was 6.2 percent, while unemployment was at … Read more
Children from FBC Eupora spent a few days in mid-June at Student Life for Kids Camp… Read more
From Press Reports
Recently, youth leaders gathered together for a project where they thanked an area business for choosing not to sell tobacco products.
Chelsea Perry, Angelia Guzman, Maya Caradine and Mary Hannah Timbs created signs with their #onegoodreason to … Read more
Residents of Golden LivingCenter-Eupora enjoyed a fun-filled week in May celebrating National Nursing Home Week 2015, “Bring on the Fiesta.”
On May 9 the mothers enjoyed their annual Mother’s Day brunch to start the week.
May 11 was … Read more
China Ray Prewitt of Eupora celebrates her 85th birthday with family at Adaton United … Read more
Editorial by Jack Ryan
Enterprise McComb Journal
There is already plenty of criticism of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that legalized gay marriage across the country. By a 5-4 vote, the justices said the definition of liberty includes marrying any … Read more
Jonathan Hardison, a representative from Animal Tales, was the presenter at the summer reading program at Webster County Public Library on June 23. He brought five animals with superpowers: a chinchilla, an African crested porcupine, a red kangaroo, … Read more
From Staff Reports
Luther F. Latham, as noted in the accompanying column by granddaughter Nancy Patterson, was a lawyer and former state senator from Eupora. Patterson provided this additional information about Latham and his family:
Latham died May 12, 1938, … Read more
Wes Sigler, administrator of North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora, visits with House Speaker Phillip Gunn (R-Clinton) during a “meet-and greet” hosted by Belinda Stewart Architects of Eupora. Gunn, who was traveling House District 35 with state Rep.… Read more
By Dottie Dewberry
Put on your bathing suit, we’re going to the Maben Public Library!
What? Yep! On June 9, Katharyn Rosenhan, a firefighter and assistant training officer, helped Mary Boutwell, Maben librarian, blast kids right out of their clothes … Read more