Sales tax collections reported

From Staff Reports

Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect January sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for area municipalities.

The city of Eupora’s sales tax allocation is $31,938, which is down about 2.5 percent from the same … Read more

E911 Calls – 03/25/2015

March 16
12:13 p.m., medical, Bluff Springs Church Road; Emergency Medical Service, Walthall FD responds.
2:34 p.m., medical, Old Hwy. 50; EMS, Clarkson FD respond.
2:50 p.m., suspicious person, North Natchez Trace Road; Mathiston PD responds.
5:10 p.m., fire, Spring … Read more

Calendar of Events – 03/25/2015

Kindergarten tour April 9 at EES
Eupora Elementary School kindergarten teachers invite all children who will be entering kindergarten in the fall to a tour and lunch at 10:30 a.m. April 9.

All children must be 5 years or older … Read more

MACJC All-Star Basketball Games set for April 11

From school reports

DECATUR — East Central Community College in Decatur is again serving as host site for the annual MACJC (Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges) All-Star Basketball Games.

This year’s event is set for Friday, April 10. … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 03/25/2015

Ballard family issues thanks

We thank everyone who sent payers , calls, texts, donations and moral support our way when we needed it the most (after a house fire on Feb. 12). We can never express our gratitude enough.

When … Read more

Church News – 03/25/2015

Mt. Vernon spring revival
Spring revival at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church of Eupora will be March 27-29. Service times are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. Sunday.

Bro. Bob Morman will be speaking and Garrett Oswalt will be … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 03/25/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

For the Theatre Appreciation class I created a technique to generate students’ knowledge and appreciation of the Shakespearean plays.… Read more

Brand named girls basketball coach of the year

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

East Webster head girls basketball coach Bill Brand has been named Girls Coach of the Year for all classifications by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger.

Brand stepped in after the Christmas break and took over the reigns … Read more

House members pass a variety of bills

Submitted by District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

House members passed a variety of bills this week in advance of the approaching final deadlines of the 2015 Legislative Session. Most of the bills were before the House for concurrence or non-concurrence. … Read more