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Mother never lost sight of blessings

Submitted by Michael Brannon

My late mother, as many of you know, loved to write. She wrote letters, poems, stories and memories.
This is the final installment of her childhood memories. Mother faced many challenges in her lifetime, but she … Read more

Legals – 06/24/15

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR A ZONE RECLASSIFICATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTIES IN THE CITY OF EUPORA, MISSISSIPPI
WHEREAS, a change is desired in the zoning classification on previously zoned R-2, Medium-Density Residential District properties located in the Westwood Division, Lot … Read more

Local special-ed graduation rate near state’s top

From Press and Staff Reports

The Webster County School District’s graduation rate for students with disabilities was the second highest in the state in 2013, according to the latest figures available from the state Department of Education.

Of students with … Read more

Wheat harvest

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GWEN SISSON

Knight Farms harvests wheat on Tomahawk Road in Bellefontaine. The wheat was being harvested June 10. Mississippi’s wheat acreage is at 170,000 in 2015, … Read more

Mathiston’s fire rating improves

The Mathiston Volunteer Fire Department’s Engine 297 is one of the latest fire trucks acquired by the county. The Class A pumper is housed at a new building funded by the town of Mathiston.

Homeowners to see savings

For the Progress-Times

The town of Mathiston reports that the Mississippi State Rating Bureau has reduced Mathiston’s fire district rating from Eighth Class to Seventh Class, the lowest rating achieved by any fire department in either … Read more

Powell named new EES principal

Chip Powell

From Staff Reports

Chip Powell has been named the new principal at Eupora Elementary School.

The Webster County School Board approved Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar’s recommendation to hire him for the position on June 1, according to minutes of … Read more

Family honors father with gift to church

J.W. McMullen with the late Bonnie McMullen

By Gwen Sisson

As we take time to honor Father’s this weekend, one family is launching a new initiative they hope will leave a musical legacy at FBC Eupora for years to come.

Nancy McMullen Covington of Atlanta and Ann … Read more