EPD report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during March: Speeding, 12; no driver’s license, five; passing stopped school bus, two; improper passing, one; careless driving, one; no proof of liability insurance, six; improper equipment, one; DUI-first offense, one; possession of…

School Board approves policy revisions

From Staff Reports The Webster County School Board has approved revisions to three policies concerning compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The policies revised March 20 were “ADA — Non-Discrimination,” “ADA Procedures (Employees and School Visitors)” and “Section 504…

Local tapped for All-Mississippi Academic Team

From Press Reports Meridian Community College sophomores J.T. Champion and Jay Fritts were named to the All-Mississippi Community College Academic Team during the All-Mississippi Recognition Luncheon held March 22 in Jackson Champion, a graduate of East Webster High School, was…

MCC student is academic award winner

From Press Reports Meridian Community College sophomore John Taylor “J.T.” Champion was tapped as one of 50 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholars and will receive a $1,500 scholarship in connection with the recognition. Phi Theta Kappa, the international…

Citywide smokefree ordinance proposed

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A proposed smokefree ordinance for Eupora is under consideration by the Board of Aldermen. Keetha Mosley, director of the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster Counties, presented a model ordinance prohibiting smoking…