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Mathiston sales tax collections up

From Staff Reports

The town of Mathiston had a significant increase in sales tax collections in October, according to Mississippi Department of Revenue figures.

Mathiston’ sales tax collections in October totaled $25,541, up $10,781 from the $14,760 same month last … Read more

Unemployment rate at 9.3%

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By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The unemployment rate for Webster County decreased a full a percentage point to 9.3 percent in November, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

This is the first time the county unemployment rate … Read more

Youth participate in ECOM’s Christmas cantata

The Eupora Community Outreach Ministry hosted its Christmas cantata on Dec. 14 at Liberty United Methodist Church in Eupora. The event featured the youth of the community performing acts and singing spiritual Christmas themes to tell the story of Christmas.

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress Times

The members of the Eupora Community Outreach Ministry hosted their annual Christmas Cantata on Dec. 14, with many of the community’s youth participating.

This year’s event was held at Liberty United Baptist Church … Read more

‘Night Before Christmas’ MPL’s storytime

Madelyn, Austin and Logan Avent; Chandin Green and J.J Chism enjoy the Christmas party at storytime.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

Our storytime Dec. 19 at the Maben Public Library was “The Night Before Christmas.”

We colored a Santa and glued cotton for his white beard. Lots of fun was had playing with Play-Doh … Read more

EES Christmas

Celebrating Christmas at Eupora Elementary School are: (above) The main characters in the second-grade program, “Christmas at the O.K. Corral.”

Celebrating Christmas at Eupora Elementary School are:
The main characters in the second-grade program, “Christmas at the O.K. Corral.”

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Club announces Christmas Lighting Contest winners

Best Door first place: Danny Paul McMullen

By the Maben Home and Garden Club

The Maben Home and Garden Club is pleased to announce the winners in the 52nd annual Christmas Lighting Contest hosted by the local civic club.

President Dottie Dewberry, Secretary Sylvia Templeton, Treasurer Martha … Read more

Veterans: heroes don’t always wear capes

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By Michael Brannon

The Christmas season, when we shop and we buy; the Christmas season, when we put up the tree, wrap the gifts and look forward to Santa’s arrival early on Christmas morning.

It’s the children’s voices, it’s the … Read more

MHGC meets at Center Grove Baptist Church

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By the Maben Home
and Garden Club
 
“The key to happiness is letting each situation be what it is instead of what you think it should be.” — Unknown

The ladies of the Maben Home and Garden Club assembled in … Read more