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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

EWH hosts college workshops

From School Reports

MATHISTON — Educational Services Foundation presented three informative workshops to the upperclassmen at East Webster High in November.

Sophomores participated in You Are College Material, juniors participated in Make the College Connection with seniors completing The What, … Read more

Calendar of Events

Eupora Boy Scout citrus, apple sale The Boy Scout citrus fruit and apples have arrived and may be picked up Dec. 20 and 21 from 1-6 p.m. and Dec. 22 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Scout room behind … Read more

Repaving improves highway in Maben

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

MABEN — Mississippi 15 has been repaved here thanks to the Mississippi Department of Transportation.

MDOT contracted with Lehman-Roberts Asphalt Repaving from Memphis, which then contracted with local area trucking companies to undertake this … Read more

Local author reads book to children

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — The Maben Public Library was honored to have Whitney Yarber White of the New Hope community, the author of “Don’t Swallow the Baby Jesus,” to read to the children for the regular … Read more

School Board honors Brown for service

From Staff Reports

The Webster County Board of Education has recognized member Etty P. Brown for her two terms of service .

She was honored at her final meeting as District 3’s board member on Dec. 11. Brown did not … Read more