Letters to the editor – 09/02/15

Need real Americans in Congress

As recent guest speaker at Rotary Club, I noticed that Sen. Cochran’s
chief of propaganda, (Chief of Staff Keith) Heard, bragged about the senator wanting to work toward creating jobs in Mississippi.

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Shape-up spending

Submitted by MSU Extension

How is your financial health?  This is a good time to do an annual checkup to assess financial fitness and get your finances in shape.  What you don’t know CAN hurt you! Hidden financial problems usually … Read more

Two-time NJCAA defending champs handily win season opener

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

SCOOBA ‚Äî East Mississippi Community College’s ohn Franklin could hardly believe his eyes.
The sophomore transfer quarterback from Florida State just looked up at the scoreboard and shook his head in disbelief. “Sixty-nine points … Read more

City board adopts millage; no tax increase

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Property owners in Eupora will not see a city tax increase during the next fiscal year.

The Eupora Board of Aldermen adopted the 2015-16 tax levy resolution during a special-called meeting Aug. 26. The … Read more

State’s alligator numbers allow hunting for 10th year

By Jessica Tegt
Wildlife Extension Professor
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture – Mississippi State University

To keep the population of the official state reptile in check, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks will allow alligator hunting for … Read more

School is in — smoking is out

From Press Reports

Mississippi high school student Michael Henderson appreciates the fact that he can go to school and not feel pressure from his classmates to use tobacco products.

“I am 100 percent behind the ‘no tobacco products on school … Read more