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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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Punt, Pass & Kick winners compete in Tupelo

Maben Lions Club NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition first-place winners (front) Jada Booker, Carson Norwood, Kaleb Parish, (back) Raven Cherry, Jensen Reed, Caziah Cooper and Leis Parish

By Jane Collins, Secretary

Maben Lions Club

 

First-place winners in the Maben Lions Club NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition on Sept. 28 were Jada Booker, 8-9 girls; Carson Norwood, 8-9 boys; Kaleb Parish, 10-11 boys; Raven Cherry, 10-11 … Read more

EWES students rewarded for test results

MCT2 Reward Trip - EWES students on their bowling trip

From School Reports

 

Students at East Webster Elementary School have been rewarded for a job well done.

Eighty-five students scored Proficient or Advanced on their 2013 Mississippi Curriculum Test and were rewarded with a bowling trip.

Additionally, students raising … Read more

Quilting a lasting project for Fulgham

Fulgham and his Double Wedding Ring quilt he made for his brother Danny Fulgham. Jimmy has another brother, “Booter” Fulgham of Maben. They are the children of Judy and Hambone Fulgham.

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

“A quilt is something you make to keep someone you love warm.”

To understand why some people make quilts is to understand that we all march to the beat of a different drummer. … Read more

MSU student veterans work with 4-H club

Tarra Blackwell of Collins, a Mississippi State University senior and member of the Air National Guard, shares the meanings behind the symbols on the Air Force flag at a meeting of the Controllers Generation II 4-H Club in Maben on Oct. 21. KERI COLLINS LEWIS/MSU

By Keri Collins Lewis

MSU Ag Communications

 

Two groups known for their dedication to others met recently to talk about healthy living and community service.

Students from the Mississippi State University G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery Center for American Veterans joined … Read more