Category: News

EHS students attend P2C Expo

From School Reports Eupora High School eighth-grade students went to the Fordice Equine Center in Jackson on March 1 for a tour of Passport to Careers (P2C) Expo. The eighth-graders were introduced to career opportunities in the commercial construction, manufacturing,…

Tyler Vance WCSD’s Student of the Month for March

From School Reports Webster County School District’s Student of the Month for March is Tyler Vance. Tyler is a second-year student in the Agricultural Power and Machinery program

City participating in Great American Cleanup

A message from the Mayor By Dan Burchfield Mayor, City of Eupora This year the city of Eupora will be participating in the Keep America Beautiful campaign to involve as many citizens and groups as possible in cleaning up our…

Jail Docket – 03/16/2016

March 8 Taylor Givens, DOB 08-26-90, WF; Eupora 5: running a stop sign and suspended driver’s license. March 9 Timothy Pittman, DOB 04-20-77, WM; Webster 5: auto burglary.

Webster County School Board rehires top staff

From Staff Reports Approval of administrators and department heads for the next school year was among action taken by the Webster County School Board at a previous meeting.

Park director reports on improvements

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Park Director Rusty Bowen gave his first report since being hired last month to the Eupora Board of Aldermen on March 7. Mayor Dan Burchfield told aldermen the city had

Editorial Roundup – 03/16/2016

State can’t afford Reeves’ tax cuts Tate Reeves’ crystal ball must have a rosy tint to it. It certainly seems unrealistic and imprudent, based on Mississippi’s recent economic trends, for the lieutenant governor to be pushing this year for a…

Education notes – 03/16/2016

Local student President’s Scholar at Hinds CCC Hinds Community College President’s Scholars have been named for the fall 2015 semester. President’s Scholars are those with a cumulative 4.0 grade point average.

Time Capsules – 03/16/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: March 13, 1941 Salt Creek News: Mrs. Jim Ray and baby of Calhoun City and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Connell spent Monday with their mother and grandmother, Mrs. T.C. Wilson. Mrs.…

Holmes CC drops two fast-pitch games to EMCC

From school reports The visiting Holmes Community College fast-pitch softball suffered two losses last week to East Mississippi Community College 8-4 and 5-1. With the losses, the Lady Bulldogs fell to 6-10-1. Holmes was set to host East Central on…