The Eupora Board of Aldermen authorized property appraisals and tended to year-end budget matters during a special-called meeting Thursday evening.
In a follow-up to action taken Sept. 3, board members authorized letters of appraisal for two properties.
MATHISTON — A local Boy Scout has begun a project that will help children at East Webster Elementary School have an outdoor location to learn.
DJ Carpenter is building an outdoor classroom at EWES for his Eagle Scout Service Project. The East Webster High School senior is a member of Boy Scout Troop 30.
A dead bat in a neighboring county has tested positive for rabies, according to Dr. Joe Duncan of Duncan Veterinary Clinic in Eupora.
The dead bat was found in Chickasaw County between Houston and the Webster County line, he said.
A toddler who was found unresponsive in a family swimming pool in Eupora last week later died, according to local authorities.
The apparent accidental drowning on West Gould Avenue was reported to the 911 Center at 5:43 p.m. Sept. 1. Webster County Coroner Steve Wells identified the victim as 3-year-old Harli Grace Young.