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911 Calls – 01/07/2015

Dec. 29
7:35 p.m., welfare check, Church Street; Mathiston PD responds.
7:45 p.m., locked car, West Roane; Eupora PD responds.
9:40 p.m., child playing with phone, Edgewood Drive; no action taken.
10:42 p.m., hang-up, Westwood Drive; … Read more

Calendar of Events – 01/07/2015

Weight Watchers
The new session of Weight Watchers begins at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora on Jan. 8. The class meets every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the education classroom.

The Mississippi Department of Education offers employees a discount of 15 … Read more

Obituaries – 01/07/2015

Myrtle B. Hollis
Jan. 1, 2015
Services for Myrtle B. Hollis, 79, of Choctaw Plaza Apartments in Ackerman were Jan. 3, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Ackerman with the Revs. James I. Codling officiating. Burial was in Antioch … Read more

Rotarians learn about IHP project

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
Rotary program chairman Belinda Stewart welcomes Bjorgum.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Craig Bjorgum gave a presentation about his association with International Health Partners to the Eupora Rotary Club on Dec. 12.

In September 2010, he went on a mission trip with relatives to the East … Read more

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