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Beware of phone scam

From Press Reports Four-County Electric Power Association is urging its members to beware of a telephone scam. Cooperative officials say some 4-County members and non-members are receiving calls from an automated phone system requesting that account balances and collection balances…

Santa Letters

Dear Santa: I have been good this year. To be helpful, I sweep, pick up my toys and wash dishes. I would like a bike and clothes. Love, Kamron Carr Dear Santa: I have been good this year. To be…

Santa Letters

Dear Santa, I have been a really good boy this year. Please bring me a new DS with a bunch of games, a race track and race cars and some bubbles. I will leave you milk and cookies. Love, Connor…

School Board accepts gym bid

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Webster County School Board has accepted a bid for construction of a monolithic dome gymnasium at East Webster High School. Superintendent Jack Treloar reported Dec. 4 that four bids were received at the…

Students teach school bus safety

From School Reports The National Association of Pupil Transportation proclaimed the week of Oct. 22-26 as National School Bus Safety Week. There is no safer way to transport a child than in a school bus. Fatal crashes involving school bus…

Holmes to offer courses at Wood Institute

From Press, Staff Reports Holmes Community College is expanding its course offerings to the northeast part of the college’s district with five classes on the Wood Institute campus in Mathiston for spring 2013. Registration will be held in the 911…

Head Start performs at GLC-Eupora

By LaDonna Caffey, ADC GLC-Eupora Golden LivingCenter Eupora was entertained by a visit and program from Eupora Head Start children on Nov. 15 at 9:45 a.m. The children began their program with prayer and sang a variety of Thanksgiving-themed songs…

Local troop produces 26 Eagle Scouts

For the WPT 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the first Eagle Award presented by the Boy Scouts of America. The first award was presented to Arthur Eldred of New York in 1912. The Eagle Scout Award is marked distinction…