News

Club tours Shuffield home in Maben

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

MABEN — The ladies of the Maben Home and Garden Club were on the road
again March 19, but they did not travel far; they barely made it out
of the city limits. These … Read more

Children enjoy Easter storytimes

By Fran Smith
Branch Librarian

Children attending the storytime at Webster County Public Library the
last two weeks in March enjoyed listening to stories about Easter.

On March 20, Ms. Bonnie read “Peter Rabbit’s Happy Easter.” Before
the story began, … Read more

Club helps prepare luminaria info

From School Reports

The Eupora High School Junior Beta Club helped to prepare the
luminaria information for Relay for Life.

Students compiled information on how to purchase a luminaria in honor
or in memory of someone who has been touched … Read more

Man faces felony charges

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Local authorities added another drug charge against a man they
arrested earlier this month on a felony drug warrant.

K-9 Deputy Casey Henderson stopped a vehicle containing the man with
an active felony warrant … Read more

City sales tax revenue flat

From Staff Reports

Eupora’s sales tax revenue for January was flat compared with the
same month last year, new reports show.

The city received a transfer of $32,778 from the Mississippi
Department of Revenue. That’s $68, or a fraction of … Read more

Church, 4-H club host CPR class

From Press Reports

Pleasant Hill U.M. Church and the Controllers Generation II 4H Club
hosted a CPR class March 7 at the church.

Participants included employees from Mississippi State University,
Ability Works of Starkville, Mississippi Department of
Transportation, Mississippi Regional … Read more

MSU-based network seeks rainfall observers

From Press, Staff Reports

The Mississippi Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network
again is looking to recruit new observers of rainfall throughout the
state.

Based at Mississippi State, the organization commonly referred to as
CoCoRaHS is a joint effort … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
March 31, 1938
Some Eggs
C.W. McCain of Tomnolen, Webster County’s largest poultry producer,
on last Friday sold the Jitney-Jungle here 1,200 dozen eggs. It is
believed that this is the largest single producer-to-dealer
transaction ever recorded … Read more

Calendar of Events

Master Masons Degree
Eupora Lodge # 423 will confer the Master Masons Degree on March 29
at 7 p.m. The lodge will have a supper at 6:30 p.m. and the degree
will follow. All Master Masons are invited and urged … Read more