School Board approves student release

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board approved a student release at a previous meeting, according to board minutes.

Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar, on Sept. 3, recommended Alex Ballentine be granted a release for her child to attend … Read more

School letter grades to be released

The MDE will release school district letter grades for the 2013-14 school year following the Oct. 17 Board of Education meeting in Jackson.

This year’s letter grades are based on Mississippi’s new accountability model, which will show how schools and … Read more

EPD investigates gun report

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Officers did not locate any weapon after responding to a report of a gun at Eupora High School’s parking lot during a football game, according to Police Chief Gregg Hunter.

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Calendar of Events – 9/27/2014

Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show
The Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show will be Sept. 19-20 at the Mississippi State University John W. Starr Memorial Forest on Highway 25 south of Starkville.

Times are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 9/17/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Vocabulary gets you results! The “Exploring Ways to Use Our Minds Efficiently” website cited a study by Johnson O’Connor in which he observed individuals in various walks of life. O’Conner … Read more

PSA test helps detect prostate cancer

From NMMC-Eupora

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. One in six men will get prostate cancer in their lifetime. This form of cancer takes a life every 18 minutes in this country.

Several risk factors increase … Read more