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Eupora Fire Department contains 2 structure fires

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Fire Department responded to two structure fires in two days earlier this week.

The first was an accidental fire that occurred about 4:15 p.m. Sunday on Richard Allred’s property at 547 Whitt … Read more

Circuit judges issue orders in cases

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — Matters handled by circuit judges during the vacation term of Webster County Circuit Court include these criminal cases:

Charles Erwin, 52 of Lexington pleaded guilty July 31 to possession of cocaine (less … Read more

Arrest made in robbery

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora police have charged a young woman in connection with last week’s armed robbery of a downtown business.

The crime occurred Oct. 16 at Pear Tree Corner, which is on the northwest corner of … Read more

Nunnelee tours Maben business

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

MABEN — Congressman Alan Nunnelee on Monday paid a welcome visit to one of Maben’s newest businesses on Industrial Park Road.

The 1st District Republican representative from Tupelo was accompanied by his wife, Tori, … Read more

Qualified voters can vote absentee

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Qualified residents may cast absentee ballots for the Nov. 6 presidential election now through Nov. 3 in the Webster County circuit clerk’s office in Walthall.

The ballot includes contested races in the U.S. Senate … Read more

District clarifies tax note process

vFrom Press, Staff Reports

Webster County Schools will assess millage only as a last resort and if necessary to repay a tax note being issued to cover the cost of construction at East Webster High School’s campus in Cumberland.

As … Read more

City sales tax revenue up

City sales tax collections in August were up more than $3,700 over the same month a year earlier.

Sales tax revenue for August reached $37,936 in Eupora, an 11 percent increase over the $34,200 collected in August 2011.

Collections since … Read more

Fred’s honors local pharmacist

From Press Reports

As part of its celebration of American Pharmacists Month in October, fred’s Pharmacy, a chain of more than 340 pharmacies, is honoring Butch Bagwell, fred’s pharmacist in Eupora.

Fred’s American Pharmacists Month Recognition Program invited fred’s Pharmacy … Read more