Monthly Archives: September 2012

WCSD taking bids for hunting leases

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Anyone interested in leasing available 16th Section lands in Webster County for hunting and fishing rights has only a few more weeks to submit a competitive bid. The county School Board is accepting sealed…

City to adopt millage, budget

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times No tax increase is proposed for city residents in the next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1. The Eupora Board of Aldermen will have a special called meeting at 5:30 p.m. today to adopt…

EHS receives national ranking

From Press, Staff Reports Eupora High School has been ranked in the 2012 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best High Schools.” Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on state proficiency standards, how well they prepare…

City considers Garan property proposal

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times City leaders are considering a proposal from a local businessman who wants to buy part of the Garan property. Larry White met with the Eupora Board of Aldermen on Sept. 4 in hopes of…

Pruitt joins Angus Association

From press reports Steven B Pruitt, Eupora, is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo. The American Angus Association, with nearly 30,000 active adult and…

Brown WCSD Student of the Month

From School Reports Bailey Brown was awarded Webster County School District’s Student of the Month at the Sept. 4 School Board meeting. Bailey is the daughter of Jamie and Jessica Brown, and the granddaughter of Jamie and Mary Brown and…

Local band performs around state

By Sealy Smith For the WPT The members of ARC may seem like a group of normal kids, but after hearing them perform, or even talk about performing, it is easy for anyone to see that they have a strong…

Obituaries

Mrs. Martha Edna McBride Eupora, MS Mrs. Martha Edna McBride, 78, retired homemaker, died Wednesday Sept. 5th at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS. Funeral services were held 3:00 PM Saturday, September 8th at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel, Rev.…

Calendar of Events

Weight Watchers Weight Watchers is starting a new class beginning the week of Sept. 17 at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora, in the hospital’s Education Room 1, 70 Medical Plaza. Meetings are held on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. The Mississippi Department…