Monthly Archives: February 2013

Sales tax revenue drops in December

From Staff Reports

December sales tax collections were down in Eupora and Mathiston,
according to the latest Mississippi Department of Revenue report.

Eupora’s December sales tax revenues were $36,347, a 31.5 percent
decrease from $53,111 in December 2011.

Collections since … Read more

County continues recovery measures

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County officials and others continue to deal with issues
stemming from last month’s fire that destroyed the Courthouse in
Walthall:

This is a timeline of related motions approved and matters discussed
in meetings … Read more

Drugs, money, guns seized in traffic stop

From Press, Staff Reports

A weekend traffic stop led to the arrest of a woman on felony drug
charges and the seizure of drugs, guns and thousands of dollars.

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department’s K-9 unit made the traffic
stop … Read more

Obituaries

Ruby Faye Dean
Feb. 23, 2013
Services for Ruby Faye Dean, 72, of Eupora were Feb. 25, 2013, at
Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Revs. Michael Mann and Coy
Fulgham officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.

She … Read more

Calendar of Events

Hamburger plate
Relay fundraiser

Hamburger/cheeseburger plate lunches will be available March 1 from
11 a.m.-1 p.m. at
Mississippi HomeCare of Eupora, located on the corner of Main Street
(North Dunn and West Roane).
The lunch includes burger and fixings, chips, … Read more

Williamson recounts mission trips

By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Public Library

Willie Ree Williamson spoke at the meeting of Friends of the Webster
County Public Library on Feb. 11.

She and her husband, Gene, have made a number of trips to Haiti with… Read more

High School spring sports info sought

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The spring sports season is officially under way and your local paper
is interested in covering our local high school, junior college and
college athletes.

All local high school coaches, athletic directors, scorekeepers and
boosters … Read more

Mitchell’s Eagles looking for consistency in season

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Eupora High School baseball coach Brad Mitchell says his team’s
formula for success this season is really a pretty simple equation:
throw strikes, play solid defense, and scratch out as many runs as
possible.… Read more

Sports Schedules

THURSDAY, FEB. 28
Prep Baseball
TBA — Winona Tournament (Weir entered)
7:30 p.m. — Ackerman at Grenada
Prep Softball
4 p.m. — Weir at Ethel
6 p.m. — East Webster at Vardaman
6:30 p.m. — Louisville at Noxapater
FRIDAY, MARCH … Read more