News

EHS receives national ranking

From Press, Staff Reports

Eupora High School has been ranked in the 2012 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best High Schools.”

Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on state proficiency standards, how well they prepare … Read more

City considers Garan property proposal

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

City leaders are considering a proposal from a local businessman who wants to buy part of the Garan property.

Larry White met with the Eupora Board of Aldermen on Sept. 4 in hopes of … Read more

Pruitt joins Angus Association

From press reports

Steven B Pruitt, Eupora, is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.

The American Angus Association, with nearly 30,000 active adult and … Read more

Brown WCSD Student of the Month

From School Reports

Bailey Brown was awarded Webster County School District’s Student of the Month at the Sept. 4 School Board meeting.

Bailey is the daughter of Jamie and Jessica Brown, and the granddaughter of Jamie and Mary Brown and … Read more

Local band performs around state

By Sealy Smith For the WPT

The members of ARC may seem like a group of normal kids, but after hearing them perform, or even talk about performing, it is easy for anyone to see that they have a strong … Read more

Calendar of Events

Weight Watchers Weight Watchers is starting a new class beginning the week of Sept. 17 at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora, in the hospital’s Education Room 1, 70 Medical Plaza. Meetings are held on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.

The Mississippi Department … Read more

Board tables construction note vote

From Staff Reports

Webster County School District board members are considering issuing a note to finance construction costs at East Webster High School’s campus in Cumberland.

Superintendent Jack Treloar, on Aug. 14, recommended the board adopt a resolution of intent … Read more

Great selection at Maben Farmers

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — Although it looked like it was going to start raining any minute, the Maben Farmers’ Market opened as usual Saturday at 7 a.m., and continued until close with just a few … Read more

Library Story Hour features ‘Kissing Hand’

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — After a long hot summer, it is time to begin the Friday morning Story Hour at the Maben Public Library, where the kids listen to stories, draw, color, play with dough and … Read more

NEWS BRIEFS

4 file for School Board seats Four people have qualified to run for two seats on the Webster County School Board.

District 3 candidates are Jimmy Hood and Naioma Lamb. Two-term incumbent Etty P. Brown is not seeking re-election. Running … Read more