Records restoration continues after Courthouse fire

By Beverly Pettigrew Kraft

An inferno engulfed the 98-year-old Webster County Courthouse in
Walthall during the wee hours of Jan. 17. Firefighters battled the
blaze in the midst of a winter storm.

By the time the fire was extinguished, the … Read more

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

The endowment is a federal … Read more

‘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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more