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EES rewards students for test scores

From School Reports Eupora Elementary School students scoring Advanced in both areas of Language and Math on the MCT2 test in the spring of 2012 were treated to a bowling reward party at Bulldog Lanes in Starkville on Sept. 28.…

Calendar of Events

Karoake Night The Gore Springs Community Center will have Karaoke Night the third Friday of each month, beginning Oct. 19 from 6-10 p.m. Admission is $5. Concessions will be available. Gospel singing A gospel singing will be at 6 p.m.…

Driver’s license office closing

From Press, Staff Reports The driver’s license office in Eupora is closing because of budget constraints, according to a release issued Wednesday by the Mississippi Highway Patrol office in Starkville. The local office will be closing effective Wednesday, Oct. 24,…

Black-eyed Pea Festival features 5K

By Dottie Dewberry Runners! Listen up! The Black-eyed Pea Festival will soon be upon us, and if you wish to participate in the 5K run/walk (starts at 8 a.m.) or 1-mile fun run (starts at 9 a.m.) registration is going…

Board transfers surplus funds

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times WALTHALL —Surplus money from Webster County’s tornado disaster fund has been moved to all five road districts. The Board of Supervisors created the special fund to hold county funds generated to deal with the…

NTEPA plans area power outage

From Staff Reports Natchez Trace Electric Power Association customers in Webster County will be out of power for four hours beginning Friday, Oct. 12 at midnight. Tennessee Valley Authority is requiring this outage to perform maintenance on its equipment coming…

Veteran city clerk resigning

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Veteran City Clerk Lesa Hardin has announced she is resigning her position upon accepting a job offer from the city of Starkville. She announced her resignation in an Oct. 3 letter to the mayor…

MSU will develop Garan site plan

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The city of Eupora is contracting with Mississippi State University to develop a conceptual site plan for the Garan property. City aldermen voted Oct. 1 to accept a proposal from John C. Stennis Institute…

Area ladies attend Viking Cooking School

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT Happy Birthday, Jensen!! What a wonderful birthday present: a day at the Viking Cooking School in Greenwood for Miss Jensen Reed, an eighth-grade student at Caledonia Middle School. Jensen, who is the daughter of…