Monthly Archives: January 2013

EES rewards students for test scores

From School Reports Eupora Elementary School students scoring Proficient on the MCT2 test in the spring of 2012 were treated to a pizza party last semester. Students scoring Proficient on the MCT2 test are to be commended for all their…

EES celebrates Red Ribbon Week

From School Reports During the last week of October, Eupora Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon Week to take a pledge to be drug free. The National Red Ribbon theme for 2012 was “The Best ME is Drug Free.” Several activities…

EES collects Box Tops for Education

From School Reports During last semester at Eupora Elementary School, students collected and turned in 16,304 Box Tops totaling $2,625 for much-needed supplies and materials for educational purposes for EES students! Eupora Elementary School is ranked No. 1 in the…

Calendar of Events

‘Pancakes with Disney’ Saturday Relay for Life teams at First Baptist Church of Eupora and Walthall Baptist Church are hosting “Pancakes with Disney” at First Baptist Church Family Life Center from 9-11 a.m. Jan. 12. For a donation of $10…

Education notes

Shipman initiated into Phi Kappa Phi Debrah Shipman of Eupora has been initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi. Shipman was chosen based on her superior scholarship and sound character and joins a century-old community of scholars and…

Lancaster earns art education award

From Press Reports Rebecca Lancaster, teacher at Sumner Hill Junior High in Clinton, is the recipient of the 2012 Mississippi Art Education Association Outstanding Elementary Art Educator of the Year. She is the granddaughter of Jimmie Joyce Cook Collier, a…

NMMC Honor Guard replaces flags at hospital

From Press Reports North Mississippi Medical Center’s Honor Guard has replaced both the American flag and the POW flag that fly over NMMC-Eupora. From time to time, flags become worn and are in need of replacing. A new flag program…

T-shirt sales benefit local children

From Press Reports The planning committee for the ninth annual Eupora Christmas Market asked Michael Murphy to be the chairperson for the Christmas T-shirts. He contacted Lisa Hester, art teacher for Eupora and East Webster schools, to have students from…

Unemployment lowest in 4 years for county

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County’s unemployment rate in November was the lowest seen in four years and was below 10 percent for the first time in that period. November’s jobless rate of 9.7 percent was the lowest…