Aldermen approve raises for 3

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Burgess gives her ACLP Grant presentation about Eupora’s “Down on Dunn” project to the city board.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Eupora aldermen approved raises for three department heads during the city board’s first meeting of 2015.

The vote came after discussion of compensation for the police chief, street superintendent and city clerk on Jan. … Read more

Mathiston man dies serving life sentence

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By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress-Times

A Mathiston man serving a life sentence for murder was found dead last week in his unit at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman.

Thomas Tearle Smith, 38, was housed at Unit 28 of … Read more

GLC-Eupora celebrates holidays

A resident enjoys the New Year’s Eve party.

By Leslie Hawes
Activities Director
GLC-Eupora

Golden Living Center-Eupora residents started out their holiday season with a “Thankful Party” for Thanksgiving where they decorated their own turkey cupcakes and voiced their blessings between each other.

Here in the activities department … Read more

Legislative update: Reviewing of bills begins

By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

On January 6, 2015, the 130th Mississippi State Legislature kicked off the last session in the four-year term.

Despite cool temperatures, House members arrived at the Capitol with warm smiles and familiar handshakes as … Read more