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Neely-Dorsey to speak at Friends of the Library

From Press Reports

Patricia Neely-Dorsey will be at the Webster County Public Library at 11 a.m. March 9 for Friends of the Library.

Neely-Dorsey is a 1982 graduate of Tupelo High School and received a bachelor of arts degree in … Read more

6 races uncontested in county

From Staff Reports

Six county elected positions at stake in the 2015 elections have unopposed candidates, including five incumbents.

The two-month qualifying period for elective offices in the state ended Friday. Unopposed in Webster County are Russ Turner for chancery … Read more

County recovering from winter storm

From Staff & Press Reports

Webster County continues to recover from last week’s snowstorm, which resulted in power outages, school closings, blocked roads and wrecks throughout the area.

The county received at least 6 inches of snow that began falling … Read more

Conservation officer speaks at Rotary

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Conservation Officer Lee Ellington of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Park was guest speaker at the Feb. 24 meeting of the Eupora Rotary Club. … Read more

Heart Healthy Month

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North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora celebrated National Heart Month in February. As part of the monthly recognition, dietetic intern Karmen Johnson created a Heart Month bulletin board. … Read more

Local student selected for NSHSS

Brett Bailey

From Press Reports

The National Society of High School Scholars announced Feb. 23 that East Webster High School senior Brett Bailey from Mathiston has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.

The society recognizes top scholars who … Read more

Students advance to district FFA contest

Big Black Federation FFA Contest award winners Devan Beliew, Tyler Vance, Tyler Mitchell, Levi Womack, Bradley Griffith and Peyton Farley

From School Reports

Members of Paul Orr’s Agricultural Power and Machinery Technology program at the Webster County Career and Technology Center competed in the Big Black Federation FFA Contest at Choctaw Central High School on Feb. 20.… Read more

Teen charged with burglary

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From Press & Staff Reports
 
Webster County deputies responded to a burglary on Ellison Road on Friday.

The items taken, a PlayStation 4 with controllers and games, were located in a pawn shop and returned to the owners, according to … Read more

Local family physician engages legislators at Capitol

Rep. Jim Evans of Jackson and 
Dr. Sue Simmons

From Press Reports

Sue Simmons, M.D., of Maben attended the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians Capitol Day on Feb. 19 at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson.

Family physicians from all over the state met with legislators to increase awareness … Read more