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…

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,…

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,…

Obituaries

Shirley Mae Hall Edwards Dec. 14, 2012 Services for Shirley Mae Hall Edwards, 82, were Dec. 17, 2012, at Chester Baptist Church with the Rev. Rob Faulk officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. She was born March 27, 1930,…

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…

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…