News

School Board approves hirings

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board approved the hiring of various personnel along with other matters at its July 6 meeting.

Minutes of that meeting show the board:
• approved the hiring of Gina Rowell Reed-Wood as a … Read more

Calendar of Events – 07/29/15

Absentee voting
Webster County Circuit Clerk Sherry B. Henderson announces that the circuit clerk’s office in Eupora will be open from 8 a.m. -noon Saturday, Aug. 1, for in-house absentee voting.
Absentee ballots are also available today-Friday from 8 a.m. … Read more

Time for back-to-school immunizations

From Press Reports

The Mississippi State Department of Health reminds parents that state law requires children to be immunized against childhood diseases to enter public or private school, Head Start or daycare.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and … Read more

Plant natural nectar feeders for hummingbirds

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

Provide more nectar for hummingbirds by planting “natural nectar feeders.”

These include trumpet honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens), cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis), crossvine (Bignonia capreolata), morning … Read more

Developmental Screening Day upcoming Aug. 18

From Press Reports

The Early Years Network: Special Needs program is hosting a free Developmental Screening Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Starkville Aug. 18.

A team of early childhood specialists with the network’s special needs program will … Read more

Opening nears for Tux, Taps, Tiaras, Etc.

From Press Reports

Tux, Taps, Tiaras, Etc. is a pretty big name for a store but owners Mary Hendrix and Gwenn Rico say that it’s exactly what they will be providing at their new Main Street business here in Eupora. … Read more

Extension hosting deer management workshops

From Press Reports

The Mississippi State University Extension Service is offering two deer management workshops in August to hunters and professionals working with white-tailed deer populations.

The first workshop will be held at the Mississippi Natural Science Museum in Jackson … Read more

Political signs illegal in rights-of-way

From Press Reports

The Mississippi Department of Transportation reminds political candidates that campaign signs are not permitted on state highway right-of-way.

To maintain traffic safety, these rules govern the placement of signs:… Read more

911 Calls – 07/29/15

July 20
11:18 a.m., 911 open line, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora Police Department responds.
12:20 p.m., dog complaint, Hill Street; EPD responds.
12:45 p.m., disturbance, Hill Street; EPD responds.
2:05 p.m., medical, West Roane Avenue; Emergency Medical Services responds.
2:26 … Read more