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Simmons seeks Election in Senate District 15

Cecil Simmons

From staff reports

I am Cecil L. Simmons and I am a candidate for the Mississippi State Senate in District 15. This district includes all of Choctaw and Webster counties and parts of Oktibbeha and Montgomery counties.

I have lived … Read more

EHS Homecoming

The EHS Homecoming Court, escorts and attendants

Photos: KIM KELLEY PHOTOGRAPHY

Emily Littlejohn is Eupora High School’s new homecoming queen. … Read more

Sales tax collections reported for July sales

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

MDR collects 81.5 percent of the 7 percent sales tax from municipalities and distributes the remaining 18.5 percent back to the … Read more

911 Calls – 09/23/15

Sept. 14
10:27 a.m., alarm, South Dunn; Eupora Police Department responds.
10:57 a.m., alarm, Stallings Road; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds.
11:54 a.m., MVA, Hwy. 82; Mathiston PD responds.… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 09/23/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

The first words that I learned to read, write, and pronounce from the printed page were taught to me by my grandmother and Captain Kangaroo (to this day I have … Read more

School Board hires new business manager

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board hired two business managers in a 14-day period last month because the first resigned shortly after his hiring, records show.

The first hiring was approved during a special meeting via conference call … Read more

MSU explodes in win over NSU

From school reports

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State (2-1) beat Northwestern (La.) State (0-3) 62-13 on Saturday in front of a crowd of over 61,000 at Davis Wade Stadium. The Bulldogs racked up a school-record 647 yards of offense while only … Read more

Ole Miss Rebels take road win over Alabama in classic

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – For the second straight year, Ole Miss and Alabama delivered an instant classic on the gridiron. Behind five turnovers forced by the Landshark defense, the No. 11 Rebels won 43-37, defeating the No. 2 Crimson Tide in … Read more