From Press & Staff Reports
Passage of a bill requiring autism insurance coverage for children is encouraging, according to Eupora native Quess Hood.
House Bill 885 requires health insurance policies to provide coverage for the treatment of autism spectrum disorder. … Read more
By Melanie Crownover
Jeremy Rushing knew what he wanted to do when he returned to Tupelo at age 24. After years following the Grateful Dead and Phish, hopping freight trains and communing with hippies all over the country, … Read more
Dr. Paula Threadgill, Mississippi State University Extension Service 4-H Youth Development Program associate director, and volunteer leader Rose Coffey Graham of the Controllers Generation II … Read more
By Dottie Dewberry
Back before the rain, ice, sleet, snow and spring holidays, the Maben Home and Garden Club sponsored a litter poster contest at East Webster Elementary School, which started Feb. 16 and lasted until Feb. 27. The theme … Read more
From School Reports
Webster County Career and Technology Center’s DECA chapter members challenged themselves recently by participating in competitive events at the DECA District II and State Career Development Conferences.
These events demanded a development of problem solving, analytical and … Read more
By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library
It was a rainy day at the Maben Public Library’s Storytime on March 20. Our story was naturally about Easter — “Easter Eggs Everywhere!” by Steve Metzer.
The Easter bunny had overslept. It … Read more
By Dottie Dewberry
Dining out should be a pleasant experience: courteous waitstaff, cleanliness, fresh, well-cooked food served in a timely manner, and projects a cheerful ambiance.
When a dining-out experience lacks any of these, then customers tend not to return.… Read more
From the City of Eupora
Eupora started advancing into a newer style of reading meters in May 2013.
The city purchased a program called MasterLink Data Collection System. This system represents the next level of collecting readings by allowing our … Read more
By Mayor Dan Burchfield
City of Eupora
On May 3, 2013, the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality issued an inspection report citing the city of Eupora with significant problems with its sewage lagoons.
MDEQ found that wave action had eroded … Read more
By Gwen Sisson
Everyone experiences difficult circumstances at various times in life. Many experience tragedy on some level. Some of these circumstances can shake a person to their very core.
James Cruise believes “God chooses what we go through. We … Read more