Park director reports on improvements

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Park Director Rusty Bowen gave his first report since being hired last month to the Eupora Board of Aldermen on March 7.

Mayor Dan Burchfield told aldermen the city had

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Editorial Roundup – 03/16/2016

State can’t afford Reeves’ tax cuts

Tate Reeves’ crystal ball must have a rosy tint to it. It certainly seems unrealistic and imprudent, based on Mississippi’s recent economic trends, for the lieutenant governor to be pushing this year for a … Read more

Education notes – 03/16/2016

Local student President’s Scholar at Hinds CCC

Hinds Community College President’s Scholars have been named for the fall 2015 semester. President’s Scholars are those with a cumulative 4.0 grade point average.

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Time Capsules – 03/16/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: March 13, 1941

Salt Creek News:
Mrs. Jim Ray and baby of Calhoun City and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Connell spent Monday with their mother and grandmother, Mrs. T.C. Wilson.… Read more

Holmes CC drops two fast-pitch games to EMCC

From school reports

The visiting Holmes Community College fast-pitch softball suffered two losses last week to East Mississippi Community College 8-4 and 5-1.

With the losses, the Lady Bulldogs fell to 6-10-1. Holmes was set to host East Central on … Read more

City of Eupora approves new speed bump

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The issue of how best to slow traffic down on Gwenn Ray Drive resulted in two split votes during last week’s three-hour meeting of the Eupora Board of Aldermen.

The matter was first discussed … Read more