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


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