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Rain holds off at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — Rain had been falling off and on all week in Maben and the Farmers’ Market lot looked like a lake early Saturday morning with more rain threatening to fall.

The volunteers … Read more

French memorialize WWII hero Shurlds

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal; love leaves a memory no one can steal.” Anon. On Aug. 19, 1944, at 9:10 a.m. Maj. Henry W. Shurlds Jr. journeyed home to be with … Read more

Calendar of Events

Starkville Tea Party meeting Starkville Tea Party supporters and other concerned citizens are encouraged to attend the monthly STP meeting from 3-4:30 p.m. July 28.

Jeppie Barbour, former mayor of Yazoo City and current Mississippi GOP activist, will be the … Read more

NMMC-Eupora hosts student nurses

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora hosted two students during the summer months as part of the Summer Student Nurse Externship Program.

Both students are enrolled in registered nurse programs and have completed one year of their program. They … Read more

NMMC-Eupora, foundation award medical scholarships

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora has awarded medical scholarships to Daulton Newman and Cain Young of Eupora High School, and Victoria Wooten of East Webster High School.

Newman received the Harold H. Whitaker Health Career Scholarship. This scholarship … Read more

Nurse sentenced for stealing meds

From Press Reports

A Tupelo nurse will go to jail for taking prescription medicines away from patients and taking them herself, Attorney General Jim Hood Tuesday.

Carrie McCain, 34, of Mathiston, pleaded guilty Monday before Judge Robert Elliot in Chickasaw … Read more

Hood reviews 1st legislative session

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The 2012 legislative session went well overall, state Rep. Joey Hood told Eupora Rotarians on June 26.

The freshman legislator (R-District 35) from Choctaw County said this was a historical year in Jackson because … Read more

Sales tax collections climb locally

The city of Eupora’s sales tax collections for May increased 2.4 percent over May 2011.

Overall sales tax collections totaled $36,301, according to the most recent data from the Mississippi Department of Revenue. This is up about $856 from the … Read more

Supervisors set HOME hearing, open bids

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — During a recessed meeting Monday, Webster County officials were addressed by Terry Westmoreland of Boston Mutual Insurance, Deputy Casey Henderson, county Fire Coordinator/Emergency Management Director Barry Rushing and Housing Specialist Patsy Patterson … Read more