Monthly Archives: October 2012

Eupora Fire Department contains 2 structure fires

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Fire Department responded to two structure fires in two days earlier this week.

The first was an accidental fire that occurred about 4:15 p.m. Sunday on Richard Allred’s property at 547 Whitt … Read more

Circuit judges issue orders in cases

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — Matters handled by circuit judges during the vacation term of Webster County Circuit Court include these criminal cases:

Charles Erwin, 52 of Lexington pleaded guilty July 31 to possession of cocaine (less … Read more

Arrest made in robbery

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora police have charged a young woman in connection with last week’s armed robbery of a downtown business.

The crime occurred Oct. 16 at Pear Tree Corner, which is on the northwest corner of … Read more

Nunnelee tours Maben business

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

MABEN — Congressman Alan Nunnelee on Monday paid a welcome visit to one of Maben’s newest businesses on Industrial Park Road.

The 1st District Republican representative from Tupelo was accompanied by his wife, Tori, … Read more

Qualified voters can vote absentee

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Qualified residents may cast absentee ballots for the Nov. 6 presidential election now through Nov. 3 in the Webster County circuit clerk’s office in Walthall.

The ballot includes contested races in the U.S. Senate … Read more

District clarifies tax note process

vFrom Press, Staff Reports

Webster County Schools will assess millage only as a last resort and if necessary to repay a tax note being issued to cover the cost of construction at East Webster High School’s campus in Cumberland.

As … Read more

Obituaries

Luvenia Maness Keeton Oct. 17, 2012 Services for Luvenia Maness Keeton, 72, of Ackerman were Oct. 19, 2012, at Concord Baptist Church with the Rev. Roger Griffith officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

She was born Dec. 31, 1939, … Read more

City sales tax revenue up

City sales tax collections in August were up more than $3,700 over the same month a year earlier.

Sales tax revenue for August reached $37,936 in Eupora, an 11 percent increase over the $34,200 collected in August 2011.

Collections since … Read more

Fred’s honors local pharmacist

From Press Reports

As part of its celebration of American Pharmacists Month in October, fred’s Pharmacy, a chain of more than 340 pharmacies, is honoring Butch Bagwell, fred’s pharmacist in Eupora.

Fred’s American Pharmacists Month Recognition Program invited fred’s Pharmacy … Read more