Sales tax collections reported for July sales

Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect July sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for area municipalities.

MDR collects 81.5 percent of the 7 percent sales tax from municipalities and distributes the remaining 18.5 percent back to the … Read more

911 Calls – 09/23/15

Sept. 14
10:27 a.m., alarm, South Dunn; Eupora Police Department responds.
10:57 a.m., alarm, Stallings Road; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds.
11:54 a.m., MVA, Hwy. 82; Mathiston PD responds.

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Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 09/23/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

The first words that I learned to read, write, and pronounce from the printed page were taught to me by my grandmother and Captain Kangaroo (to this day I have … Read more

School Board hires new business manager

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board hired two business managers in a 14-day period last month because the first resigned shortly after his hiring, records show.

The first hiring was approved during a special meeting via conference call … Read more

MSU explodes in win over NSU

From school reports

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State (2-1) beat Northwestern (La.) State (0-3) 62-13 on Saturday in front of a crowd of over 61,000 at Davis Wade Stadium. The Bulldogs racked up a school-record 647 yards of offense while only … Read more