Month: September 2012

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Sept. 23, 1937 Some Hens Lay, Some Don’t No Webster County poultry keeper can afford to feed hens that don’t lay. The following advice given by J.D. Sykes, State College expert, is worthwhile.

“Distinguishing between layers and … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more


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. … Read more

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 … Read more