Category: News

School Board talks budget cuts

From Staff Reports Administrators have informed the School Board how the Webster County School District plans to absorb coming budget cuts from the state. The discussion came during a budget work session conducted April 19 in the health sciences classroom…

Presley introduces ‘Hire Mississippi’ rule

From Press Reports Thursday’s monthly open meeting of the Public Service Commission saw the commission take a bold, aggressive step to help boost the Mississippi economy and help Mississippi based companies. Public Service Commission Chairman Brandon Presley (D-Nettleton) introduced the…

Locals among Grantham online grads

From Press Reports Grantham University is proud to announce its March local graduates of the university’s online degree and certificate programs. They include Carolyn Robinson of Bellefontaine, master of healthcare administration, and Syble Pass of Eupora, associate of arts in…

NMMC-Eupora cited for physician communication

From Press Reports North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora was cited as one of the top hospitals for physician communication. NMMC-Eupora made the cut of the top 63 hospitals, in which 92 percent or more of HCAHPS respondents reported their physician “always”…

Local educator awarded MPE scholarship

From Press Reports Sharon Fulgham, a science teacher at Fifth Street Junior High School in West Point, has received a $1,000 graduate scholarship from the Mississippi Professional Educators. A resident of Mathiston, Fulgham earned both her bachelor of science degree…

Producers should report prevented planting, failed acres

From the Farm Service Agency If an eligible disaster condition affects crop acreage, producers should report prevented planting and failed acres in order to establish or retain Farm Service Agency program eligibility for some programs. Producers should report crop acreage…

Local pond management workshop upcoming

From Press Reports The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks and the Mississippi State University Extension Service are hosting a pond management workshop in Webster County. The workshop will be this Thursday at the Webster County Career and Technology…

Church news

Crossway Church Mother’s Day service Join us at Crossway Church at 10 a.m. May 14 for a special service to honor all mothers. Each mother present will receive a gift to show our appreciation for you. There will be no…

Derrick ‘DD’ Jones Day slated

From Staff & Press Reports Derrick “DD” Jones Day will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at the Eupora Depot Park. The rookie New York Jets cornerback is a native of Eupora and 2013 graduate of Eupora High…

Calendar of Events

EES blood drive A blood drive will be at Eupora Elementary School from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 11. If you would like to donate, please contact the school office at 258-6735 to make an appointment. Pond management workshop May 11…