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School Board accepts bids, recognizes student

East Webster High School student Darius Bryant, holding plaque, is the Webster County Board of Education Student of the Month. He was honored at the board’s Dec. 2 meeting. With Darius are his family, Assistant Principal Carol Berryhill, members of the school board, Superintendent Jack Treloar and board attorney Hugh Gibson. The East Webster students, faculty and staff congratulate Darius on his achievement.

From Staff Reports

 

The Webster County School Board accepted two bids at its Dec. 2 meeting.

Upon Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar’s recommendation, the board

accepted a bid from School and Office Products of Arkansas on seating for the … Read more

Aldermen approve land exchange

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

City leaders have approved a land exchange and contract involving property at Gary Park and Whites Creek Lake.

The action came four months after Mayor Dan Burchfield, during a meeting of the Eupora … Read more

EWES announces Spelling Bee winners

East Webster Elementary School has announced its Spelling Bee winners, who are listed by grade in first-, second- and third-place order.

First grade: Macey Frost, John David Lucas and Ethan Hillhouse

Second grade: Jayln Brock, Cassie Avent and Dylon Tollison… Read more

911 calls

Dec. 2

10:53 a.m., suspicious bike, Natchez Trace Parkway; Webster SO responds.

12:37 p.m., medical, Latham Avenue; EMS responds.

1:27 p.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; MES responds.

1:40 p.m., shoplifter, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds.

5:19 p.m., alarm, Harpole … Read more

Church hosts Thanksgiving dinner for Eupora Fire Dept

By Richard Love

Chief, Eupora Fire Dept.

 

On behalf of the Eupora Fire Department, I would like to thank First Baptist Church Eupora for hosting Thanksgiving dinner for our November business meeting Nov. 26.

We had about 30 people … Read more

Retired educators meet in Houston

By Sandra Dalton

 

On Dec. 4, the Local Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi met at “Our Friend’s Place” in Houston for their annual holiday lunch meeting.

Buddy Pepper presented an inspiring devotion filled with humorous stories, giving us reason … Read more

Military notes – Sealey L. Vizzina

Sealey L. Vizzina

Navy Seaman Sealey L. Vizzina, daughter of Mike Vizzina of Eupora and June Shaffer of McEwen, Tenn., has completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

During the eight-week program, Vizzina  completed a … Read more

Tomnolen Baptist celebrates 100 years

From Church Reports

 

On Sept. 29, more than 250 people gathered to celebrate what a few started in 1913.

A few met to organize Tomnolen Baptist Church in 1913. The church has survived and prospered over the past 100 … Read more

EPD report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during November:

Speeding, 19; seatbelt violation, one; expired tag, two; no insurance, one; careless driving, one; DUI 1st-refusal, one; dog and animal control violation, three; handicap parking violation, one;

gas drive-off, one; malicious … Read more

Domestic violence workshop Saturday

By Deborah Grace

Empowered Women’s Organization

 

The Empowered Women’s Organization is proud to announce the success and attendance of Webster County’s social support group for the betterment of women and female adolescents in our local communities.

During the month … Read more