Category: News

Honey bee hazard icon, labels help protect pollinators

Chemical companies have added a new bee hazard icon on labels of certain insecticides to protect pollinators from chemicals hazardous to their health.

Blake Layton, an entomologist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said the icon and the accompanying … Read more

New wave of phone scams here in Mississippi

From press reports

Mississippi (August 13, 2015) Consumers throughout the state have been reporting scammers calling looking for ways to steal your money or identity. Calls have covered everything from government agencies such as IRS, Social Security, and local sheriff’s … Read more

MDOT provides matching funds for airport project

From Press & Staff Reports

The Mississippi Transportation Commission has authorized the Mississippi Department of Transportation to provide the matching funds for upcoming federal airport improvement projects, including one in Eupora.

The funds will provide 50 percent of the local … Read more

Calendar of Events – 08/19/15

Eupora High open house
Eupora High School open house will be from 5-6 p.m. Aug. 20 followed by an EHS Football Booster meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.

Absentee voting
Sherry B. Henderson, circuit clerk in and for Webster … Read more

ECCC invites public to ‘Meet the Warriors’

The public is invited to “Meet the Warriors” when East Central Community College hosts the annual pep rally and player introductions event scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 24, at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.

ECCC President Dr. Billy … Read more

Wolverines roll in jamboree, play host to Vardaman Friday

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

East Webster got tuned up for the 2015 football season with a 41-0 win over Hamilton in the New Hope Jamboree held at Davis Wade Stadium on the campus of Mississippi State University on … Read more

Public hearing set for Aug. 20

Prairie Opportunity, Inc. Community Action Agency will conduct a public hearing on August 20, 2015 at 4:00 at the Eupora Community Center located at 150 N Dunn St. (adjoined to the Police Department.)… Read more

Save time when you donate blood

From Press Reports

“Do you hate answering all the questions at the blood drive when you donate? Do you want to save time when go to donate blood? Everyone says YES to these questions,” says Rhonda Weaver, senior donor recruiter … Read more

Jeff Koonz Coach’s Show returns for Holmes in 2015

The Jeff Koonz Coach’s Show returns for its second year at Sombra Mexican Kitchen in Ridgeland. It airs at 7 p.m.

This week’s show, which aired Monday, featured Koonz, the Holmes Community College head football coach, several Bulldog players and … Read more

East Mississippi Lions ranked No. 1 in NJCAA to open season

From school reports

SCOOBA — As they continue their quest to make additional NJCAA history on the gridiron this season, the Lions of East Mississippi Community College will have the luxury of starting at the top for the third time … Read more