Special election upcoming

From Staff Reports

Voters in Webster and 21 other counties go the polls Tuesday to fill a vacant seat in Mississippi’s 1st Congressional District.

The May 12 election will fill the U.S. House seat vacated after Rep. Alan Nunnelee died … Read more

County’s unemployment rate 6.8 percent

From Staff Reports

Webster County’s unemployment rate decreased seven-tenths of a percentage point to 6.8 percent in March, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The jobless rate was 7.5 percent in February, while unemployment was at 12 percent … Read more

Eupora marks its 125th anniversary

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By Dan Burchfield
Mayor of Eupora

On May 14, Eupora will mark its 125th birthday as an incorporated municipality in Mississippi. In recognition of this milestone, the city will be hosting a celebration to commemorate the event.

This will take … Read more

Mathiston Mayfest another big success

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Some of the vendors and festivalgoers at MayFest in the Park

By Terry Harpole

MATHISTON — Once again, for the third year in a row, MayFest in the Park was a big success in bringing many people into town for the day.

A project of the Mathiston Civic League, the program … Read more