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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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Rabies confirmed in neighboring county

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
Vet Tech Barbara Harris and Dr. Joe Duncan vaccinate a cat against rabies at Duncan Veterinary Clinic in Eupora. State law requires all dogs and cats have current rabies vaccinations.

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 … Read more

Cochran’s chief of staff addresses Rotary

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Heard addresses the Eupora Rotary Club.

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 … Read more

Two East Webster graduates make EMCC cheer team

2015 EMCC Cheerleadeers

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 … Read more

CMM donates school supplies to EES

Secretary Karen Collins accepts donated supplies for Eupora Elementary School from CMM members.

From Press Reports

On July 28, members of the Webster County Chapter of Citizens Militia of Mississippi gathered school supplies and presented them to Eupora Elementary School.

EES Secretary Karen Collins praised CMM for its support.

“We greatly appreciate the … Read more

Defense powers Eupora to 14-7 season-opening win

No. 2 Lamarcus Caradine leaps to make the catch for Eupora.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

First-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards knew exactly where his 2015 Eagles were going to have to build their success this season, especially in the early stages.

“We knew we were … Read more