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…

Cochran’s chief of staff addresses Rotary

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A member of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s leadership team was the Eupora Rotary Club’s guest speaker last week. Keith Heard, chief of staff for Cochran, (R-Miss.), said in his Aug. 18 address that one…

Two East Webster graduates make EMCC cheer team

From school reports SCOOBA – As the program continues to achieve summer camp success and compete nationally, the 2015-16 edition of the East Mississippi Community College cheerleading team is primed for the new academic year. This year’s 22-member EMCC cheerleading…