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Forestry Equipment Show The Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show will be Oct. 5-6 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day at the Mississippi State University John W. Starr Memorial Forest. The forest is located eight miles south of Starkville on…

Dinosaurs, owls invade Story Hour

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — Going to the Story Hour on Friday morning at the Maben Public Library is the fun place to be. It is the place to listen to stories, to play with Play-Doh, to…

Man arrested on drug charges

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times City police have filed felony drug charges against a man who was involved in a two-vehicle crash earlier this month. Cpls. Mitch Jackson and James Roby of the Eupora Police Department arrested Hugh Antwayn…

City sales tax revenue up

From Staff Reports Eupora’s sales tax collections saw a slight percent increase in July. The city posted July collections of $33,241, compared to $32,993 for the same month in 2011 — less than 1 percent. The city ended the state’s…

EES kicks off Project Fit America

From School Reports Eupora Elementary School officially kicked off the Project Fit America program with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning. The school was selected last spring for the program, which is funded through a grant in excess of $26,000 from…

State ranks WCSD ‘high performing’

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Three of Webster County’s four schools earned “High Performing” status in the Mississippi Department of Education’s annual accountability performance rating. Districts and schools got letter grades for the first time Sept. 14 — receiving…

Fall produce at Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market MABEN — The first day of autumn brought beautiful weather for the Maben Farmers’ Market last Saturday. The vendors featured great fall produce and delicious homemade baked, fried and canned goods. William Shaw…

Assemblies of God to plant new church in Eupora

From Press Reports The office of the Assemblies of God in Byram has announced a new church plant in Eupora. The Assemblies of God is the largest Pentecostal denomination with some 65 million members in the world with the national…