Month: April 2014

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Superintendent gives update on schools

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar presented a “State of the School” address to the Eupora Rotary Club on April 15. “I’m very, very proud of our schools,” he said, pointing out that the Webster…

City sales tax collections up

From Staff Reports Eupora saw a 5.7 percent increase in sales tax collections during February. The city reported $32,891 in sales tax for February, compared to $31,113 for the same month in 2013. Since the state fiscal year began July…

Walthall responds to land swap proposal

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress-Times The Webster County Supervisors received a response regarding a proposed land swap with the village of Walthall during its second monthly meeting Monday. The meeting began with the board going into executive session for…

Mathiston hosts Easter egg hunt

From the Civic League of Mathiston The Mathiston Park was full of children and parents for the Mathiston Civic League’s annual Easter egg hunt on April 12. We had 60-plus children there and

Man charged with burglary

From Staff Reports A Webster County man has been charged with burglary in connection with the theft of firearms. Two rifles were stolen April 12 from a home located at 4182 Calabrella Road, where the homeowners had installed video cameras…

Paired review centers

Each day at the end of every block in Karen Tabb’s fourth-grade math class at East Webster Elementary School, students work in pairs to review skills to promote retention of previously covered material. Each day, students rotate

Lady Eagles open playoffs against Potts Camp

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora High School softball team took wins over Ethel and Winona in preparation to opening the MHSAA Class 2A Fast-Pitch Softball Playoffs on Friday. EHS will play host to Potts Camp on Friday…

Community helpers

Community helpers recently visited V’s Peace, Love & Happy Faces. Sgt. Donald Card of the

Rotary presents dictionaries

From School Reports The students in J.J. Johnson’s class at East Webster Elementary School received a special dictionary gift recently when members of the Eupora Rotary Club paid a visit to their school. Chad Winter, Rotary Club president, and