Month: April 2015

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 04/29/15

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Relay for Life success

CAROL TURNER Relay for Life of Webster County was Saturday at First Baptist Church of Eupora’s Family Life Center. The location of the annual event was changed from the hospital walking track because of the threat of rain. “Let the…

MDEQ recognizes enHance member Plymouth Tube

From Press Reports Plymouth Tube Co. of Eupora was proud to receive its “enHance Associate” award from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality on April 16. The company was one of two new members accepted into MDEQ’s enHance program for…

Sales tax collections reported

From Staff Reports Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect February sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for area municipalities. The city of Eupora’s sales tax allocation is $38,222, which is up 16 percent from the same month…

City negotiates for Roseburg building

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Eupora leaders have taken the first step toward the possible donation of the Roseburg building to the city. The Board of Aldermen, during a special-called meeting April 21, voted to hire Calvert-Spradling to prepare…

Sumners Foundation reaches major milestone

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson Editor and Publisher The Winona Times WINONA – The E.H. Sumners Foundation has topped $100 million in tuition payouts for students in Webster, Choctaw, Montgomery, Attala and Carroll counties, according to John Sumner, attorney for the…

Stewart named MHT board treasurer

From Press Reports At the annual Mississippi Heritage Trust board meeting, Stephanie Stewart of Eupora was named the MHT board of trustees’ treasurer for the 2015-16 year. Stewart has served as a board member since 2010. She also serves on…

B-I-N-G-O

GWEN SISSON Post Cmdr. Freddie Pate calls the numbers for bingo on

For Lions auction

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF David Ellison, president of the Eupora Lions Club, displays a portrait of the former