Mathiston’s fire rating improves

Homeowners to see savings For the Progress-Times The town of Mathiston reports that the Mississippi State Rating Bureau has reduced Mathiston’s fire district rating from Eighth Class to Seventh Class, the lowest rating achieved by any fire department in either…

Powell named new EES principal

From Staff Reports Chip Powell has been named the new principal at Eupora Elementary School. The Webster County School Board approved Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar’s recommendation to hire him for the position on June 1, according to minutes of…

Family honors father with gift to church

By Gwen Sisson As we take time to honor Father’s this weekend, one family is launching a new initiative they hope will leave a musical legacy at FBC Eupora for years to come. Nancy McMullen Covington of Atlanta and Ann…

Governor names Weddle interim DA

From Press & Staff Reports Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed Eupora native John Weddle as district attorney for the 1st Circuit Court District. The district comprises Alcorn, Itawamba, Lee, Monroe, Pontotoc, Prentiss and Tishomingo counties. Weddle will fill the unexpired…

Singing session

Residents of North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Long Term Care enjoy an afternoon of singing with the Rev. Jeep Pepper.