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

911 Calls – 09/02/15

Aug. 24
7:28 a.m., MVA, Hwy. 15 and Scott Avenue; Mathiston FD, Mathiston PD, EMS respond.
9:56 a.m., medical, Snow Bottom Road; EMS, Walthall FD respond.
2:28 p.m., medical, Shaw Road; EMS, Walthall FD respond.

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Sports Schedules – 09/02/15

THURS, SEPT. 3
Prep Softball
4/6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Central Academy
5/6 p.m. — East Webster at Noxapater
5/6:30 p.m. — French Camp at Ethel
5:30/6:30 p.m. — Eupora at Bruce

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