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Obituaries

Jimmy Allen Howard

June 14, 2013

A celebration of life for Jimmy Allen Howard, 61, of Ackerman will be at 4 p.m. July 6, 2013, at the Howard residence. Randy Dempsey will officiate.

He was born July 6, 1951, in … Read more

Safety tips presented

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Members and guests of the Controllers Generation II 4-H Club listen attentively as Sgt. William Ford of the Maben Police Department and the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department, along with Officer Denise Croker, speak and provide handouts on various safety tips. … Read more

Sales tax revenues drop

From Staff Reports

 

Sales tax revenues in Eupora and Mathiston were down in April from the same month last year, new reports show.

The city of Eupora received a transfer of $32,951 from the Mississippi Department of Revenue. That’s … Read more

Man charged with cyberstalking

Local authorities have arrested a man wanted in Ridgeland on a cyberstalking charge.

Deputy Sheriff Jeff Mann of the Webster County sheriff’s office said the man was picked up in Mathiston a few weeks ago for the Ridgeland Police Department … Read more

Friends of Library host Cole

Cole visits with Kelly Land after the meeting.

From Press Reports

 

Members of the Friends of the Webster County Library met for their monthly meeting June 10.

Bobby Cole of West Point shared his two books, ”The Dummy Line” and “Moon Underfoot” with the audience.

After discussing … Read more

East Webster among tops in state in all-sports rankings

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

East Webster ranked among the best in MHSAA Class 2A in the Jackson Clarion-Ledger’s all-sports awards rankings that were released Sunday.

The Wolverines totaled 155.0 points to finish fourth in 2A. Madison St. … Read more

Maben slates Johnthan Banks Day

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By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

The town of Maben will be having a “Johnthan Banks Day” at 10 a.m. Saturday at the W.O. “Bill” Shivers Park pavilion next to the library on Main Street (Second Avenue).

The honoree … Read more

Jail Docket

June 10

Charles Gary, DOB 08-09-51, BM; MDOC 133: probation violation.

June 11

William K. Chism, DOB 03-12-68, WM; Eupora 4: contempt of court.

June 12

Jarvis Chism, DOB 02-23-83, BM; SO3: sale of marijuana.

Douglas Shea Gentry, DOB 06-28-77, … Read more

Flowers for LTC

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North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Auxiliary has purchased flowers and hanging baskets for the porch of the Long Term Care facility. Auxiliary members, NMMC-Eupora employees and residents are gathered on the porch.

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Education notes

Boatman earns

MSCPA award

Ethan Boatman was awarded the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants Outstanding Graduating Senior Award at the Richard C. Adkerson School of Accountancy Scholarship & Awards Banquet in April.

Ethan was chosen from the group of … Read more