City sales tax revenue up

From Staff Reports Eupora’s sales tax collections saw a slight percent increase in July. The city posted July collections of $33,241, compared to $32,993 for the same month in 2011 — less than 1 percent. The city ended the state’s…

EES kicks off Project Fit America

From School Reports Eupora Elementary School officially kicked off the Project Fit America program with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning. The school was selected last spring for the program, which is funded through a grant in excess of $26,000 from…

State ranks WCSD ‘high performing’

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Three of Webster County’s four schools earned “High Performing” status in the Mississippi Department of Education’s annual accountability performance rating. Districts and schools got letter grades for the first time Sept. 14 — receiving…

Fall produce at Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market MABEN — The first day of autumn brought beautiful weather for the Maben Farmers’ Market last Saturday. The vendors featured great fall produce and delicious homemade baked, fried and canned goods. William Shaw…

Obituaries

Linda Joyce Black Sept. 17, 2012 Services for Linda Joyce Black, 63, were Sept. 19, 2012, at Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Ackerman with the Revs. Jerry Lawson and Ray Latham officiating. Burial was in Enon Cemetery. She was born…

Assemblies of God to plant new church in Eupora

From Press Reports The office of the Assemblies of God in Byram has announced a new church plant in Eupora. The Assemblies of God is the largest Pentecostal denomination with some 65 million members in the world with the national…