City sales tax up for month

From Staff Reports

Eupora’s sales tax revenues were up 3 percent in March, according to Mississippi Department of Revenue figures.
The city reported $35,927 in sales tax collections for March, up from the $34,792 for the same month in 2013.… Read more

Children hear bug story

Bo Berry, Caden Makamson, Kali Jo Berry and  Khloei Earley

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

It was another fun time at the Maben Public Library on May 2 as all the tiny tots gathered around for Ms. Mary to read to them from “Leo the Lightning Bug.”
The book … Read more

Maben Home and Garden Club announces Yard of the Month

Williams’ back yard includes a black metal fence, snowball bush and daylilies skirting most of the trees.

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

Each month, the Maben Home and Garden Club views area yards for beauty, improvement, special features and innovative ideas; things that attract attention for the viewers.
This month the yard of Ruth Carol Williams … Read more

Maben Farmers’ Market opens

The Gregs brought watermelons and many fresh vegetables to sell.

By Jane Collins, Manager
Maben Farmers’ Market

The Maben Farmers’ Market opened at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, with many vendors and volunteers in attendance. It was a bit chilly early but the sun soon came out and brought a wonderful day … Read more

VFW hosts law enforcement appreciation dinner

Hunter, Pate and Mitchell

For the WPT

VFW Post 3806 hosted a law enforcement appreciation dinner May 2.
Law enforcement officers from the city of Eupora, town of Mathiston, Webster County and the state of Mississippi were honored that night at the post home. … Read more

Children’s Village


BrendaUlmer05-22Brenda Ulmer with The Baptist Children’s Village discussed how churches can help with the Dorcas Program at JOY Club’s potluck lunch on April 29. Join the … Read more

Edwards has been accepted to Cornell College


From press reports



Shelley Edwards of Maben has been accepted to Cornell College, a private liberal arts college located in Mount Vernon, Iowa.
Edwards, who graduates May 18 from East Webster High School, was also awarded the Presidential Scholarship.… Read more

Patient safety hero

Hospital Administrator Bob Jones presents a certificate to Wendy Ray of North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora, who has been named a Patient Safety Hero. NMMC’s Patient Safety Council developed the… Read more