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…

Get ready to Relay April 26

From Press Reports Mark your calendars. … Get your plans made! It’s time for our Relay for Life event, which will be April 26 from 6 p.m. until 1 a.m. at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s walking track. All of the…

Courthouse insurance on agenda

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times An insurance adjuster is to meet with Webster County leaders next week to follow up on previous talks about the courthouse insurance settlement. General adjuster Patrick Blankenship of Engle Martin & Associates will meet…