Local teacher receives national recognition

From Press Reports Patricia Cochran, a teacher from Eupora Elementary School, has been selected from a national applicant pool to attend one of 20 summer study opportunities supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The endowment is a federal…

‘Firescape’ to make home safer from wildfires

From Mike Skipper Winston county extension director “If a wildfire came through your neighborhood or community, could your house survive on its own?” I know that’s a dramatic question, but one we need to consider when living in an environment…

Towns getting emergency sirens

From Staff Reports Eupora and the three other municipalities in Webster County have been awarded a grant for five emergency sirens. The Federal Emergency Management Agency notified the Mississippi EMA on March 29 that a Hazard Mitigation Grant for the…