County shares money for election costs

From Press, Staff Reports

 

Webster County will receive additional funding to help pay for elections, according to the secretary of state’s office.

The money will come from the Elections Support Fund, which totals $1.02 million.

“The Elections Support Fund … Read more

City sets budget hearing for Sept. 5

The city of Eupora has scheduled a public hearing on the proposed fiscal 2014 budget.

The hearing will be at 4 p.m. Sept. 5 at City Hall. The budget does not include a proposed tax increase, according to the hearing … Read more

Drug arrest made; break-in committed

From Staff Reports

 

Local law enforcement officers made a drug arrest Saturday night following a traffic stop.

Officer Mitch Jackson of the Eupora Police Department conducted the traffic stop on Gold Street in Eupora at 9:15 p.m. Saturday. Webster … Read more

Obituaries

Samuel T. Bell

Aug. 12, 2103

Services for Samuel T. Bell, 93, of Detroit were Aug. 24, 2013, at West End Household of Faith in Eupora. Burial followed in Embry Cemetery near Bellefontaine.

Mr. Bell died Aug. 12, 2013.

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Church news

Special Study

First Baptist Church of Eupora invites the community to a special six-week study for all ages. Groups will meet at 9:45 a.m. Sundays as part of the Sunday school hour, beginning Sept. 1.

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County jobless rate down to 11.9 percent in July

From Staff Reports

 

Webster County’s unemployment rate decreased to 11.9 percent in July.

The county’s adjusted unemployment rate in June was 13.6 percent. However, July’s jobless rate was up a full percentage point from the same month last year.… Read more