Sales tax revenues up

From Staff Reports   Eupora and Mathiston’s sales tax revenues for May were up from the same month last year, new reports show. The city of Eupora received a transfer of $37,633 from the Mississippi Department of Revenue. That’s up…

Obituaries

Mrs. Agnes Boggan Blaine July 13, 2013 Services for Agnes Boggan Blaine, 99, were July 16, 2013, at the South Union Methodist Church arbor near Ackerman with the Revs. George Buell, Ed Saunders and Bryan Carrubba officiating. Burial was in…

East Webster High School gym work gets go-ahead

From Staff Reports   Webster County School District board members have given the go-ahead for construction to begin on the new physical education building at East Webster High School. The new gym will replace the one destroyed by a tornado…

Jail Docket

July 8 Brian Embry, DOB 04-15-77, BM; MDOC: felony possession of marijuana with intent to sell. Evan J. Wade, DOB 05-19-82, WM; Eupora 3: suspended DL-implied consent, improper equipment and possession of paraphernalia. July 9 Michael L. Ray, DOB 07-25-63,…

Farmers’ Market draws new vendors

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market   The Maben Farmers’ Market enjoyed almost perfect weather Saturday morning, which brought out many shoppers and new vendors. We even had two vendors who were representing charities. Brett Bailey, of the Cumberland…

Supervisors begin budget work

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Board of Supervisors has begun working on the county budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1. Budget work sessions began Tuesday morning in the Justice Court courtroom of the Webster…