Ora’s Tax Service


Participating in the ribbon cutting for Ora’s Tax Service of Eupora are Ward 1 Alderman James Shaw, Alisia Swift, Ethel Baker, Yashundra Bobo, owner Ora Nickles, Tasha Bean Brooks, Ersula Brooks, Lakita Gross, Kimiko Lanea and Mayor Dan Burchfield. Ora’s … Read more

The Wooden Door


Participating in the ribbon cutting for The Wooden Door of Eupora are Ward 1 Alderman James Shaw, Kenneth Stage, owner Victoria Stage, Klaire Stage, Ashton Stage, Kenzie Stage and Aiden Stage. The Wooden Door is located at … Read more

EES Reading Fair Winners

First-grade Individual: Dale Britt (no second or third place)

These are Eupora Elementary School Reading Fair winners by category. Winners are listed and pictured in first-, second- and third-place order: … Read more

Avoid diets that forgo necessary components

Mississippi State University Extension Service dietitians suggest eating more fruits and vegetables in recognition of National Fat-Free Living Month in January.

By Nathan Gregory

MSU Ag Communications

Losing weight and getting in shape are among the most common New Year’s resolutions, so it is no surprise that many health-oriented organizations recognize January as National Fat-Free Living Month.

Literally living fat-free, however, … Read more

Rotary honors Student of Month

Rotary Student of the Month Justin Lewis and Teacher of the Month Brenda Mason

From Staff Reports

The Eupora Rotary Club recognized Eupora High school senior Justin Lewis as Student of the Month at its Jan. 13 luncheon.

His awards and achievements include Eagle Scout, Merit Student 10th and 11th grades, second place in … Read more

Singing, reading, crafts at storytime

The children decorate a winter scene.

By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

The noise level was above the usual at Webster County Library on Jan. 14, as pre-k children arrived for storytime.

After a time of visiting, they entered the meeting room to begin singing … Read more

Locals lobby for emergency management

Hood greets Stuckey and Rushing at the state Capitol.

From Staff Reports

Two Webster Countians were among emergency personnel in Jackson earlier this month lobbying for state legislation affecting emergency management.

Webster County EMA Director Barry Rushing and 911 Dispatcher Peggy Brand Stuckey visited the state Capitol on Jan. … Read more

‘Penguins 123’ read at Maben storytime

Lake Jones colors and makes pictures.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

The storytime crowd was slim Jan. 16 at the Maben Public Library.

In spite of the cold, we had a good time reading “Penguins 123” by Kevin Schafer.

Lake Jones was very good … Read more

Will of people will decide initiative options

Local ACS representatives visit Capitol
JACKSON — Local representatives from the American Cancer Society visited the Capitol on Jan. 22.
Kayla Vance and Bethany Cooper of the ACS met with local legislators to discuss the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.
(Above) District 35 Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman) welcomes Vance (l.) and Cooper at the state Capitol.

By Rep. Joey Hood
District 35

Members did not hesitate to address big issues early on this session.

After adjournment Jan. 12, members of the Constitution Committee met and adopted House Concurrent Resolution. It was debated Jan. 13 for more … Read more

No. 2 ranked Lady Wolverines improve to 16-0 on season

East Webster’s Macie Allen taking a shot.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The Lady Wolverines, ranked No. 2 in MHSAA Class 2A according to the Jackson Clarion-Ledger, improved their season record to 16-0 with three wins last week, including a 50-36 win over Taylorsville in the Mid-Mississippi … Read more