News

County’s unemployment rate 9.3 percent

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From Staff Reports

The unemployment rate for Webster County decreased nine-tenths of a percentage point to 9.3 percent in January, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The jobless rate was 10.2 percent in December, while unemployment was at … Read more

Lenten Lunch

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Men of the Master from First United Methodist Church of Starkville perform gospel favorites at the March 11 Lenten Lunch at Eupora’s First United Methodist Church. The Lenten Lunch Series continued at 11:45 a.m. … Read more

Birth

Patrick Cooper Easley

Patrick Cooper Easley
Patrick Cooper Easley was born Jan. 27, 2015, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. He was born at 7:32 a.m. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20½ inches long. The proud parents are Patrick … Read more

911’s Brand retires

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JIMMY FORRESTER

A retirement part was held Feb. 20 at the Webster County 911 Center in Mathiston for retiring dispatcher … Read more

Enjoying devotion time

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Amy Stephens (right) visits North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora Long Term Care residents each Thursday for Sing-Along Time. … Read more