City sales tax up for month

From Staff Reports

Eupora’s sales tax revenues were up 3 percent in March, according to Mississippi Department of Revenue figures.
The city reported $35,927 in sales tax collections for March, up from the $34,792 for the same month in 2013.… Read more

Children hear bug story

Bo Berry, Caden Makamson, Kali Jo Berry and  Khloei Earley

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

It was another fun time at the Maben Public Library on May 2 as all the tiny tots gathered around for Ms. Mary to read to them from “Leo the Lightning Bug.”
The book … Read more

Maben Home and Garden Club announces Yard of the Month

DOTTIE DEWBERRY
Williams’ back yard includes a black metal fence, snowball bush and daylilies skirting most of the trees.

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

Each month, the Maben Home and Garden Club views area yards for beauty, improvement, special features and innovative ideas; things that attract attention for the viewers.
This month the yard of Ruth Carol Williams … Read more

Maben Farmers’ Market opens

JANE COLLINS
The Gregs brought watermelons and many fresh vegetables to sell.

By Jane Collins, Manager
Maben Farmers’ Market

The Maben Farmers’ Market opened at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, with many vendors and volunteers in attendance. It was a bit chilly early but the sun soon came out and brought a wonderful day … Read more

Lady Wolverines sweep for 6th fast-pitch championship

BETH HENDRIX
The East Webster softball team forms a “feet circle” around its trophy after winning the 2014 Class 2A fastpitch state championship. The Lady Wolverines topped Taylorsville in consecutive games Friday and Saturday in Ridgeland.

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress-Times

Momentum matters.
The Lady Wolverines of East Webster rallied late for a win on Friday night and that momentum spilled over into Saturday morning as they rolled to a two-game sweep of Taylorsville in … Read more