Local sales tax collections released

From Staff Reports

Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect June sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for local municipalities.
MDR collects 81.5 percent of the 7 percent sales tax from municipalities and distributes the remaining 18.5 percent … Read more

Calendar of Events

Mid-South Forestry
Equipment Show

The Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show will be Aug. 26-27 at the Mississippi State University John W. Starr Memorial Forest 8 miles south of Starkville on Highway 25.
Times are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-3 … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
Aug. 21, 1941
Golden has First Bale

The first bale of cotton reported ginned in Webster County from the 1941 crop was brought here Tuesday morning, August 19 by Clyde … Read more

Lady Eagles take two wins in Grenada Classic

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Eupora’s Haley Farley is safe at first on an errant throw in the first inning, against South Panola.

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Third-baseman, Khylar Cain, tags out a South Panola base-runner.

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Lady Eagle shortstop, Haley Farley, records an out with her throw to first.

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Wolverines blank Vardaman 35-0 in sloppy opener

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

After opening the season with a 35-0 win over Vardaman on a wet and sloppy field last Friday night, the Wolverines of East Webster are focusing on improvement heading into this week’s home matchup … Read more