Category: News

Local EMCC students earn SkillsUSA medals.

From Press Reports Two East Mississippi Community College students from Eupora competed against their peers from colleges and universities across the nation in the SkillsUSA Championships in Louisville, Kentucky. The national championships took place June 19-23 at the 53rd  annual…

Local girl to compete in pageant

From Press Reports Little Miss Choctaw County Harper Lynn Weeks of Eupora will be a contestant in the statewide Little Miss and Mr. Magnolia State Pageant finals in Vicksburg on July 22-23. She is the granddaughter of Jimmy and Charlotte Caffey…

Local among EMCC cosmetology grads

From Press Reports A commencement ceremony was held Friday night for the graduates of East Mississippi Community College’s cosmetology program. Sixteen students participated in the graduation ceremony that was held in the Golden Triangle campus Lyceum auditorium. The graduates included…

Evergreen Ag Mathiston’s ‘Business of the Month’

By Betty Jeffcoats For the Town of Mathiston Mathiston’s “Business of the Month” for July goes to Evergreen Ag. Originally opened in 2004 under the previous owner, Michael Maddox, the Oktibbeha County Co-Op purchased the business in March of 2011.…

EPD Report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during June: Speeding, 18; no driver’s license, three; suspended driver’s license, one; expired tag, two; careless driving, one; disregard for traffic device, one; no proof of liability insurance, five; improper equipment, two (muffler,…

Correction

First Commercial Bank of Jackson is partnering with the Bank of Kilmichael to finance the Webster County Courthouse project though a loan to the Golden Triangle Public Buildings Leasing Corp. to provide funds for the county’s acquisition of the project.…

Librarian addresses boards about funding

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Librarian Fran Smith addressed city and county officials last week to request increased funding in support of the Webster County Public Library. Before July 1, the library was open 30 hours a week…

Church News

Calhoun County Singing Convention The Calhoun County Singing Convention will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Spring Hill Baptist Church. For more information call 628-6358. Philadelphia Baptist Philadelphia Baptist Church will have revival Sunday-Wednesday with the Rev. Jon Hames.…

Calendar of Events

Webster County Public Library has reduced hours The Webster County Public Library has changed its hours of operation. This reduction in operating hours from 30 hours a week to 20 hours a week is a result of budget cuts from…

Education Notes

Eupora Elementary announces summer office hours Eupora Elementary School summer office hours are Tuesday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Please bring two proofs of residency during this time. If you have any questions, please call the school office at 258-6735.  …