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City board designates street for repaving

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times City leaders have selected a street for partial repaving in keeping with the last tax increase within Eupora. The city charges 24 mills of assessed property tax, and each mill beings in approximately $12,500.…

School Board approves hirings

From Staff Reports Webster County School District board members have approved the hiring of two people to fill district positions that are becoming vacant. Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar, on April 7, recommended that James Irby Shaw be hired as…

Courthouse insurance dispute continues

From The Associated Press and Staff Reports A legal dispute over how much an insurance company owes Webster County for its burned courthouse has moved into federal court. The Webster County Board of Supervisors and Atlantic Specialty Insurance Co. have…

Jake’s turkey

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Jake Garrett Macon, 10, of Calhoun County shot this turkey April 5 in Slate Springs while hunting with his dad. Jake told his father he

Ross honored at regional contest

A computer-generated rendering of a prospective room beneath the McCarthy Gymnasium bleachers by MSU interior design major Catherine Ross of Eupora won her second place in the 2014 ASID competition.

From Press Reports Mississippi State interior design majors are winners of more than half the 2014 awards presented in regional American Society of Interior Designers competition. Of 41 total honors presented recently at ASID’s South Central Career Day, MSU students…

Rotary student

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RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Senior Kaitlin Burton (r.) is the Eupora Rotary Club’s Student of the Month for April. With her is Teacher of the Month Kaley Harris. At Eupora High School, Kaitlin is