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Mother never lost sight of blessings

Submitted by Michael Brannon My late mother, as many of you know, loved to write. She wrote letters, poems, stories and memories. This is the final installment of her childhood memories. Mother faced many challenges in her lifetime, but she…

Legals – 06/24/15

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR A ZONE RECLASSIFICATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTIES IN THE CITY OF EUPORA, MISSISSIPPI WHEREAS, a change is desired in the zoning classification on previously zoned R-2, Medium-Density Residential District properties located in the Westwood Division, Lot…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 06/17/15

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Local special-ed graduation rate near state’s top

From Press and Staff Reports The Webster County School District’s graduation rate for students with disabilities was the second highest in the state in 2013, according to the latest figures available from the state Department of Education. Of students with…

Wheat harvest

GWEN SISSON Knight Farms harvests wheat on Tomahawk Road in Bellefontaine. The wheat was being harvested June 10. Mississippi’s wheat acreage is at 170,000 in 2015,

Mathiston’s fire rating improves

Homeowners to see savings For the Progress-Times The town of Mathiston reports that the Mississippi State Rating Bureau has reduced Mathiston’s fire district rating from Eighth Class to Seventh Class, the lowest rating achieved by any fire department in either…

Powell named new EES principal

From Staff Reports Chip Powell has been named the new principal at Eupora Elementary School. The Webster County School Board approved Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar’s recommendation to hire him for the position on June 1, according to minutes of…

Family honors father with gift to church

By Gwen Sisson As we take time to honor Father’s this weekend, one family is launching a new initiative they hope will leave a musical legacy at FBC Eupora for years to come. Nancy McMullen Covington of Atlanta and Ann…