Scam artists keep lines busy across the state  

By Tim Kalich
Greenwood Commonwealth

Every so often I get a call, usually from an elderly female reader, upset about the latest telephone scam to cross her path.

The caller often suggests that we do a story about it to … Read more

Eupora city sales tax collections dip

From Staff Reports

Eupora had a decrease in sales tax collections in July, according to Mississippi Department of Revenue figures.

The $35,360 the city collected in July was down $865 from the $36,225 reported for the same month a year … Read more

Calendar of Events 10/1/2014

Retired teachers
Retired teachers will meet at 1 p.m. Oct. 1 in the Mathiston Public Library.

Maury Shurlds will bring the devotional and Parvin South will be in charge of the program. Door prizes will be given. Make plans to … Read more

Obituaries – 10/1/2014

Linda Darnel Franklin Henson
Sept. 17, 2014

Graveside services for Linda Darnel Franklin Henson, 68, were Sept. 28, 2014, at North Union Cemetery in Bellefontaine.

She was born in Amory to the late Loyd Walker and Dovie Viola Towery Pepper. … Read more

Rare virus diagnosed in Webster County

By Daniel Brunty
Webster Progress Times

A local veterinarian has diagnosed a rare viral disease similar to the West Nile virus in Webster County.
Dr. Joe Duncan, owner of Duncan Veterinary Clinic of Eupora, was called out to a … Read more