Month: August 2015

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 08/26/15

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City budget hearing today

From Staff Reports A public hearing on the city of Eupora’s proposed budget and tax levy for the next fiscal year is this afternoon. The budget hearing begins at 5 p.m. in the boardroom of City Hall. The current millage…

County budget hearing Friday

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A public hearing on Webster County’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year will be later this week. The Board of Supervisors will hold the budget hearing at 9 a.m. Friday in the boardroom…

Rabies confirmed in neighboring county

From Press Reports According to local veterinarian Joe Duncan, the first Mississippi land animal case of rabies in 54 years has been confirmed by state health officials in a feral kitten. Of particular interest is the close proximity to Webster…

Cochran’s chief of staff addresses Rotary

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A member of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s leadership team was the Eupora Rotary Club’s guest speaker last week. Keith Heard, chief of staff for Cochran, (R-Miss.), said in his Aug. 18 address that one…

Two East Webster graduates make EMCC cheer team

From school reports SCOOBA – As the program continues to achieve summer camp success and compete nationally, the 2015-16 edition of the East Mississippi Community College cheerleading team is primed for the new academic year. This year’s 22-member EMCC cheerleading…

MSU road trip

Golden LivingCenter-Eupora residents Robert Buckelew and Al Smith,

Singing at GLC

Residents enjoy a fun-filled day at Golden Living Center-Eupora listening and

CMM donates school supplies to EES

From Press Reports On July 28, members of the Webster County Chapter of Citizens Militia of Mississippi gathered school supplies and presented them to Eupora Elementary School. EES Secretary Karen Collins praised CMM for its support. “We greatly appreciate the…

Defense powers Eupora to 14-7 season-opening win

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times First-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards knew exactly where his 2015 Eagles were going to have to build their success this season, especially in the early stages. “We knew we were…