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Bridal Selections for Hannah Beth Porter Bride elect of Craig Pittman Shower August 26, 2012 Phildelphia Baptist Church-Cadaretta 2:00 p.m. Murphy Drug and Gifts 1357 Veterans Memorial Blv. 258-2631

Hearing set for county budget

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times WALTHALL — Webster County supervisors have set a public hearing for 10 a.m. Aug. 31 to accept comments from the public regarding a proposed increase in ad valorem taxes. Revenue proposed to be collected…

Bridal Selections

Bridal Selections Hannah Beth Porter Bride elect of Craig Pittman Shower August 26, 2012 Phildelphia Baptist Church-Cadaretta 2:00 p.m. Come By And See Us Today!! Eupora Jewelry & Gifts 25 N. Dunn St. • Eupora, MS • 258-2081

Peaches big attraction at market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market MABEN — It had rained about 2 inches early Saturday morning before the Maben Farmers’ Market opened, so volunteers were out early sweeping off about 2 inches of water that had collected on…

City sales tax collections drop

The city of Eupora’s sales tax collections for June dropped about 15 percent from June 2011 while Mathiston’s collections were up slightly. Overall sales tax collections in Eupora totaled $36,646, according to the most recent data from the Mississippi Department…

Rotarians learn about recycling program

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The owner of an area recycling center says he would like to see recycling started in this community. Speaking to the Eupora Rotary Club on Aug. 21, Stan Shurden of Starkville Recycling recommended finding…

By Fran Smith, Librarian Webster County Public Library “Wild about Books” was the theme of the first Story Time for the school year at Webster County Library. Before the story, seven children sang and moved to a song “to get…

Shirt sale benefits Civic League

From Press Reports The Civic League of Mathiston is conducting a T-shirt sale fund-raiser. The shirt will be royal blue and the design located on the back of the shirt is lime green, yellow and orange. Sizes available are youth…

Arrowhead hunt turns into bottle find

By Terry Harpole MABEN — Dee Lewis, from Tupelo and Maben, will be found many days while in Maben searching for hours in area creeks for Indian arrowheads. Dee, 33, the son of Rufus Edward Lewis, searches for arrowheads while…

‘5th Quarters @ The Shed’ start Friday

From Eupora FUMC The Eupora First United Methodist Church youth are gearing up for another year of fun during football season with “5th Quarters @ The Shed.” Following every Eupora High School home game, the youth of the community are…