News

Sales tax revenue drops in December

From Staff Reports

December sales tax collections were down in Eupora and Mathiston,
according to the latest Mississippi Department of Revenue report.

Eupora’s December sales tax revenues were $36,347, a 31.5 percent
decrease from $53,111 in December 2011.

Collections since … Read more

County continues recovery measures

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County officials and others continue to deal with issues
stemming from last month’s fire that destroyed the Courthouse in
Walthall:

This is a timeline of related motions approved and matters discussed
in meetings … Read more

Drugs, money, guns seized in traffic stop

From Press, Staff Reports

A weekend traffic stop led to the arrest of a woman on felony drug
charges and the seizure of drugs, guns and thousands of dollars.

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department’s K-9 unit made the traffic
stop … Read more

Calendar of Events

Hamburger plate
Relay fundraiser

Hamburger/cheeseburger plate lunches will be available March 1 from
11 a.m.-1 p.m. at
Mississippi HomeCare of Eupora, located on the corner of Main Street
(North Dunn and West Roane).
The lunch includes burger and fixings, chips, … Read more

Williamson recounts mission trips

By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Public Library

Willie Ree Williamson spoke at the meeting of Friends of the Webster
County Public Library on Feb. 11.

She and her husband, Gene, have made a number of trips to Haiti with… Read more

Church News

Eupora FBC
The First Baptist Church Children’s Ministry will be holding a RADA
Cutlery fundraiser to help offset the costs of summer camp for
children in grades 1-6 this year. Catalog is available online at
www.radacutlery.com.

For more information about … Read more

Maben Library decorated for Easter holiday

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

Patrons of the Maben Public Library have over the years kept displays
of interest to other patrons. Through March 31, the library is
featuring a display of rabbits and Easter decorations on loan … Read more

School wins $1K for PE program

From Press Reports

The physical education program at Eupora High School received a check for $1,000 on Feb. 14 as the Class 2A winner of the “Text to Win” Contest held during the 2012 Blue Cross & Blue Shield of … Read more

Secure Relay for Life luminarias early

From Press Reports

The volunteers in the accompanying photo, along with many others in Webster County, have joined more than 3 million volunteers across the country to help fight cancer and save lives.

Webster County volunteers have been busy getting … Read more