News

EWH grad Shenanigan’s Parade ‘colleen’ 2013

From Press Reports

Kristin Young of Gulfport, a graduate of East Webster High School,
has been elected as the 2013 Shenanigan’s Parade and events “colleen.”

Sponsored by the Mississippi Gulf Coast chapter of Quota
International, Shenanigan’s is a family-oriented parade … Read more

Calendar of Events

Gospel singing
A gospel music jubilee will be at 6 p.m. March 9 at the Gore Springs
Community Center. Admission is $5.
Featured groups will be the Trailsmen, the Tracemen, Redeemed and
Chosen Road.

Friends of
the Library
The regular … Read more

1st Pitch Banquet huge success

From Press Reports

In August, the Eupora High School Baseball Boosters assembled to make
plans for the baseball program for the upcoming school year. At this
meeting the boosters were introduced to new Head Coach Brad Mitchell.

As a result … Read more

Texas couple visits area first time in years

From Press Reports

MABEN — On Feb. 15, Robert “Bob” Bothwell and his wife, Sue, came to
Maben and Starkville for the first time since 1972.

The Bothwells now live in Fort Worth, Texas, and he has many
relatives in … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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, … Read more