Category: News

County budget hearing Friday

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A public hearing on Webster County’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year will be later this week.

The Board of Supervisors will hold the budget hearing at 9 a.m. Friday in the boardroom … Read more

Rabies confirmed in neighboring county

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Vet Tech Barbara Harris and Dr. Joe Duncan vaccinate a cat against rabies at Duncan Veterinary Clinic in Eupora. State law requires all dogs and cats have current rabies vaccinations.

From Press Reports

According to local veterinarian Joe Duncan, the first Mississippi land animal case of rabies in 54 years has been confirmed by state health officials in a feral kitten.

Of particular interest is the close proximity to Webster … Read more

Cochran’s chief of staff addresses Rotary

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Heard addresses the Eupora Rotary Club.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A member of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s leadership team was the Eupora Rotary Club’s guest speaker last week.

Keith Heard, chief of staff for Cochran, (R-Miss.), said in his Aug. 18 address that one … Read more

Two East Webster graduates make EMCC cheer team

2015 EMCC Cheerleadeers

From school reports

SCOOBA – As the program continues to achieve summer camp success and compete nationally, the 2015-16 edition of the East Mississippi Community College cheerleading team is primed for the new academic year.

This year’s 22-member EMCC cheerleading … Read more

MSU road trip

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Golden LivingCenter-Eupora residents Robert Buckelew and Al Smith,… Read more

Singing at GLC

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Residents enjoy a fun-filled day at Golden Living Center-Eupora listening and … Read more

CMM donates school supplies to EES

Secretary Karen Collins accepts donated supplies for Eupora Elementary School from CMM members.

From Press Reports

On July 28, members of the Webster County Chapter of Citizens Militia of Mississippi gathered school supplies and presented them to Eupora Elementary School.

EES Secretary Karen Collins praised CMM for its support.

“We greatly appreciate the … Read more

Defense powers Eupora to 14-7 season-opening win

No. 2 Lamarcus Caradine leaps to make the catch for Eupora.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

First-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards knew exactly where his 2015 Eagles were going to have to build their success this season, especially in the early stages.

“We knew we were … Read more

Punt, Pass & Kick Contest upcoming

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By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club

The Maben Lions Club is sponsoring its annual NFL Punt, Pass and Kick contest on Sept. 12 at the East Webster High School football field in Cumberland.

This is a change from years … Read more

New Bully has local ties

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Pritchard hugs Bully XXI, or “Jak,” during his introduction at Super Bulldog Weekend 2015 at MSU’s Davis Wade Stadium.

By Leah Barbour
Mississippi State University

STARKVILLE — Super Bulldog Weekend 2015 was already in full swing that cool, damp April morning.

Thousands of Mississippi State fans were flooding into Davis Wade Stadium. The Maroon and White Game would kick … Read more