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Scouts reports activities

From Cub Scout Pack 30

For the month of October, Eupora-based Cub Scout Pack 30 participated in a go-and-see event to the Mathiston Fire Department.

The boys were able to see how the equipment works and learned what to do … Read more

School Board honors Huffman

From School Reports

Chandler Huffman was honored as Student of the Month at the December Webster County School Board meeting.

Chandler is a second-year student in Jerry Vaughn’s Automotive Service Technology program at the Webster County Career and Technology Center. … Read more

Rotary Club honors Hunter

From Staff Reports

The Eupora Rotary Club honored Student of the Month CharLeigh Hunter on Dec. 4.

The Eupora High School senior’s memberships and affiliations include the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (vice president), Biology Club, Marching Band, Jazz Band, Concert … Read more

Hospice recognizes veterans at GLC-Eupora

From GLC-Eupora

Golden LivingCenter Eupora hosted a ceremony sponsored by Gentiva Hospice in honor of Veterans Day.

On Nov. 8 at 2:30 p.m., Gentiva Hospice came and provided a reception to honor its veterans at GLC Eupora. They were also … Read more

Ag Census gives farmers a voice

By Lisa Stewart Webster Extension County Director

Agriculture plays a big role in this holiday season and an even bigger role in Americans’ lives.

“The modernization of agriculture has tremendously changed the landscape of farming between then and now,” said … Read more

EES rewards students for scores

From School Reports

Eupora Elementary School students scoring Proficient in both areas of Language and Math on the MCT2 test in the spring of 2012 were treated to a pizza reward party Oct. 19.

Students scoring Proficient in both areas … Read more

EWH visits college campuses

From School Reports

This fall East Webster High juniors and seniors visited college campuses in the area.

EWH students visited the University of Mississippi, East Mississippi Community College, Holmes Community College and Mississippi State University. While visiting the college of … Read more

New Maben City Hall holds open house

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

MABEN — The new Maben City Hall was officially opened Dec. 11, although it had been already used as a polling place in the elections in November.

In his welcome, and opening remarks, Mayor … Read more

City sales tax revenue up in Oct.

From Staff Reports

City sales tax collections in October were up over the same month a year earlier.

Sales tax revenue collected in Eupora in October was $33,927. This represents a 10.6 percent increase of $3,242 from the $30,685 collected … Read more

Grand jury issues indictments

From Staff Reports

Grand jurors in Webster County issued 18 indictments last week in Circuit Court.

The grand jury, which was empaneled in June and recalled Dec. 11, examined 27 cases.

According to its report signed by foreman Kenny May, … Read more