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Student test scores rank high

From Press & Staff Reports

 

The Mississippi Department of Education has released the state test data for the 2012-13 assessments.

These assessments include language arts and mathematics assessments in the third through the eighth grades on the Mississippi Curriculum … Read more

Program increases students’ financial knowledge

From Press, Staff Reports

Students from five Mississippi high schools that received a grant from  Discover’s Pathway to Financial Success program increased their knowledge of financial education by an average of 32 percent in the 2012-13 school year, many going … Read more

Parkway repairing bridge over U.S. 82

From Press Reports

 

Natchez Trace Parkway officials have announced that repairs on the bridge over U.S. 82 near Mathiston were to begin Wednesday.

The bridge was damaged from the impact of a truck westbound on U.S. 82. DCMS Inc. … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

In the Acting class I talk about three misconceptionsas to what an actor is to do: to be entertaining, to create emotion, and to create a character. These, however, are … Read more

Friends meeting features Weatherly

From Press Reports

 

The regular monthly meeting of Friends of the Library in Eupora will be Sept. 9 at 11:30 a.m.

Ellen Randolph Weatherly of Starkville will present “The Captain and His Lady,” in which she shares the letters … Read more

GLC-Eupora hosts T&T, Buckner

From GLC-Eupora

 

The Hudson twins, the Long triplets and Donnie Buckner blessed many hearts and lives at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora on Aug. 28 at 10 a.m.

Buckner has been volunteering at GLC-Eupora each month for the past few years and … Read more

District receives good ACT marks

From Press & Staff Reports

 

The ACT organization has released its annual College Readiness Letter to the Webster County School District. It includes a number of reports and figures (which accompany this article) used by the district to measure … Read more

City park director faces charges

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Eupora’s park director is facing criminal charges filed against him last week by his ex-wife, including a felony.

John Prather is charged with grand larceny, a felony, and simple assault/domestic, a misdemeanor. He … Read more

Holmes College drops season-opener to Jones

From school reports

GOODMAN — The Jones County Junior College Bobcats capitalized on Holmes miscues en route to a 54-14 over the Holmes Community College Bulldogs last Thursday.
With the loss, the HCC Bulldogs fall to 0-1 and head to … Read more

Buy cool-season plants before they stress out

Garden centers now have transplants for many cool-season crops. Find out which day the truck arrives and buy the plants that day they arrive if possible.

Plants that sit in the racks in their trays generally are not well watered … Read more