Ag Census gives farmers a voice

By Lisa Stewart Webster Extension County Director Agriculture plays a big role in this holiday season and an even bigger role in Americans’ lives. “The modernization of agriculture has tremendously changed the landscape of farming between then and now,” said…

EES rewards students for scores

From School Reports Eupora Elementary School students scoring Proficient in both areas of Language and Math on the MCT2 test in the spring of 2012 were treated to a pizza reward party Oct. 19. Students scoring Proficient in both areas…

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…

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…

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,…