Perrigan MDOC award recipient

The Mississippi Department of Corrections has announced the October, November and December Region I Community Corrections employee award recipients for the fourth quarter of 2012. Award recipients included Field Officer III Michael Perrigan of Eupora, who received an Extra Effort…

Supervisors rehire employees

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times WALTHALL — Supervisors rehired all Webster County employees at their first meeting of 2013, but two were rehired with conditions attached. The Board of Supervisors voted Jan. 7 to rehire all county employees on…

Local author teaches children about Jesus in new book

From Press Reports Author Whitney Yarber White of Eupora announces the release of her new children’s book “Don’t Swallow the Baby Jesus.” In “Don’t Swallow the Baby Jesus,” readers will join brothers Aaron and Aaden as they decorate for Christmas.…

Snowmen sneak into story hour

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — Finally, it was a beautiful sunshiny day for the return of the weekly story hour at the Maben Public Library on Jan. 11. Ms. Mary chose to read “Snowmen at Night” for…

Fondren named academic scholar

From press Reports The Office of Academic Affairs for Mississippi College has released its list of academic scholars for the 2012 fall semester. Ellen L. Fondren of Mathiston was named to the Dean’s List. To be eligible for the Dean’s…

EES students take limo ride

From School Reports The Eupora Elementary School PTO rewarded students who sold 18 or more items in its annual fall fundraiser with a Hummer limo ride and pizza party at Whites Creek Lake on Nov. 14. The EES PTO thanks…