News

EFUMC crowns Mardi Gras Royal Court

From Church Reports The Eupora First United Methodist Church celebrated its fifth annual Mardi Gras Pancake Supper with the crowning of a Royal Court. “In the past we have only crowned a king and queen, but this year our Social…

Sales tax revenue drops in December

From Staff Reports December sales tax collections were down in Eupora and Mathiston, according to the latest Mississippi Department of Revenue report. Eupora’s December sales tax revenues were $36,347, a 31.5 percent decrease from $53,111 in December 2011. Collections since…

County continues recovery measures

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County officials and others continue to deal with issues stemming from last month’s fire that destroyed the Courthouse in Walthall: This is a timeline of related motions approved and matters discussed in meetings…

Drugs, money, guns seized in traffic stop

From Press, Staff Reports A weekend traffic stop led to the arrest of a woman on felony drug charges and the seizure of drugs, guns and thousands of dollars. The Webster County Sheriff’s Department’s K-9 unit made the traffic stop…

Calendar of Events

Hamburger plate Relay fundraiser Hamburger/cheeseburger plate lunches will be available March 1 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Mississippi HomeCare of Eupora, located on the corner of Main Street (North Dunn and West Roane). The lunch includes burger and fixings, chips,…

Williamson recounts mission trips

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Public Library Willie Ree Williamson spoke at the meeting of Friends of the Webster County Public Library on Feb. 11. She and her husband, Gene, have made a number of trips to Haiti with…

Church News

Eupora FBC The First Baptist Church Children’s Ministry will be holding a RADA Cutlery fundraiser to help offset the costs of summer camp for children in grades 1-6 this year. Catalog is available online at www.radacutlery.com. For more information about…

Maben Library decorated for Easter holiday

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library Patrons of the Maben Public Library have over the years kept displays of interest to other patrons. Through March 31, the library is featuring a display of rabbits and Easter decorations on loan…