Month: April 2012

Calendar of Events

Kindergarten signup The last day for kindergarten registration for the 2012-13 school year at Eupora Elementary School and East Webster Elementary School (Mathiston) is April 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Parents must provide these items for complete enrollment: … Read more

Courthouse property survey planned

From press reports

Mitchell Dental Clinic is out to change lives by offering free smiles to anyone who needs dental work as they host the latest event for Dentistry From The Heart on Friday, May 4. The media is invited … Read more

Job fair upcoming at EMCC

From Press Reports

With hiring on the rise and more than 50 employers set to participate, East Mississippi Community College is anticipating one of its best regional job fairs next week. The East Mississippi Job Fair will be Tuesday from … Read more

Courthouse property survey planned

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — Webster County supervisors have agreed to have the property around the county Courthouse surveyed. Board members gave the go-ahead for the survey after engineer Karl Grubb of Willis Engineering met with them … Read more

Story Time children celebrate Easter

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library

On April 4, Story Time children at Webster County Library enjoyed celebrating the Easter season by listening to Ms. Bonnie as she read the story “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” by Beatrix Potter. … Read more

LHC Group honors Tate

From Press Reports

COLUMBUS – Wendy Tate, director of nursing at Mississippi HomeCare of Eupora, has been named the national Servant Leader of the Year by LHC Group, one of the nation’s leading providers of post-acute care services. Mississippi HomeCare … Read more

NMMC-Eupora gives burn treatment tips

From NMMC-Eupora

There are three levels of burns. First-degree burns affect only the outer layer of the skin. They cause pain, redness and swelling. Second-degree (partial thickness) burns affect both the outer and underlying layer of skin. They cause pain, … Read more

Consider safety issues during youth sports

By Pamela Redwine Nutrition & Food Safety Area Agent Mississippi State University Extension Service Submitted by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

The weather is warm, the sun is out and kids are starting to hit the field for spring sports … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: April 29, 1937 Rocky Hill News: Mrs. T.L. Schaefer, Myrtis and Junior McGaugh spent Wednesday evening with Mrs. Sam Dodd. Miss Myrtis McGaugh spent a while Thursday evening with Miss Maxine Lamb. Mr. and Mrs. Everette Dodd … Read more

Sports briefs

Lady Wolverines host Strayhorn The East Webster High School softball team hosts Strayhorn today in Round 2 of the Class 2A State Playoffs. The game begins at 6 p.m. The Lady Wolverines travel to Strayhorn on Saturday for Game 2 … Read more