Letters to the editor – 09/02/15

Need real Americans in Congress As recent guest speaker at Rotary Club, I noticed that Sen. Cochran’s chief of propaganda, (Chief of Staff Keith) Heard, bragged about the senator wanting to work toward creating jobs in Mississippi.

Shape-up spending

Submitted by MSU Extension How is your financial health?  This is a good time to do an annual checkup to assess financial fitness and get your finances in shape.  What you don’t know CAN hurt you! Hidden financial problems usually…

City board adopts millage; no tax increase

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Property owners in Eupora will not see a city tax increase during the next fiscal year. The Eupora Board of Aldermen adopted the 2015-16 tax levy resolution during a special-called meeting Aug. 26. The…

State’s alligator numbers allow hunting for 10th year

By Jessica Tegt Wildlife Extension Professor Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture – Mississippi State University To keep the population of the official state reptile in check, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks will allow alligator hunting for…

School is in — smoking is out

From Press Reports Mississippi high school student Michael Henderson appreciates the fact that he can go to school and not feel pressure from his classmates to use tobacco products. “I am 100 percent behind the ‘no tobacco products on school…