Rotary donates AED kit


Eupora Elementary School thanks the Eupora Rotary Club for donating an adult and child automated external defibrillator.

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Courthouse site prep bids opened

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Acceptance of a contractor’s bid to prepare a site for Webster County’s new courthouse in Walthall is expected next week.

The Board of Supervisors opened 11 bids for the project Friday. The apparent low … Read more

Autism insurance bill encouraging, parent says

Eupora native Quess Hood lobbied for autism insurance coverage.

From Press & Staff Reports

Passage of a bill requiring autism insurance coverage for children is encouraging, according to Eupora native Quess Hood.

House Bill 885 requires health insurance policies to provide coverage for the treatment of autism spectrum disorder. … Read more

Man makes coveted stringed instruments

Rushing tests the sound on a handmade custom guitar in one of his two workshops in his Eupora backyard. He specializes in building banjos but had expanded his craft to include acoustic, electric and lap steel guitars. No two instruments he makes are alike.

By Melanie Crownover
Invitation Tupelo

Jeremy Rushing knew what he wanted to do when he returned to Tupelo at age 24. After years following the Grateful Dead and Phish, hopping freight trains and communing with hippies all over the country, … Read more

Club sponsors litter poster contest

Debbie Knight’s homeroom: Summer Massey, Sawyer Bennett, Kyleigh Fiebig, Lexi Upchurch and Cooper Stidham 

By Dottie Dewberry

Back before the rain, ice, sleet, snow and spring holidays, the Maben Home and Garden Club sponsored a litter poster contest at East Webster Elementary School, which started Feb. 16 and lasted until Feb. 27. The theme … Read more

Club donates books


Dr. Paula Threadgill, Mississippi State University Extension Service 4-H Youth Development Program associate director, and volunteer leader Rose Coffey Graham of the Controllers Generation II

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