Obituaries – 09/02/15

Howard Earl Carpenter Aug. 23, 2015 Services for Howard Earl Carpenter, 88, of Sturgis were Aug. 25, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Russell Mord officiating. Mr. Carpenter requested cremation. He was born May 16, 1927, to the late Homer Judson…

City budget hearing today

From Staff Reports A public hearing on the city of Eupora’s proposed budget and tax levy for the next fiscal year is this afternoon. The budget hearing begins at 5 p.m. in the boardroom of City Hall. The current millage…

County budget hearing Friday

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A public hearing on Webster County’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year will be later this week. The Board of Supervisors will hold the budget hearing at 9 a.m. Friday in the boardroom…

Rabies confirmed in neighboring county

From Press Reports According to local veterinarian Joe Duncan, the first Mississippi land animal case of rabies in 54 years has been confirmed by state health officials in a feral kitten. Of particular interest is the close proximity to Webster…