Month: May 2012

Byrne Friends of Library speaker

By Fran Smith, Librarian Webster County Library

Mary Anne Doolittle Byrne, a Webster County native, was the speaker at the May meeting of Friends of the Webster County Library.

She presented a slide show featuring animals that were unwanted, neglected … Read more

Signup nears for HCC classes

From Press Reports

Registration for summer and fall 2012 has begun for current students at Holmes Community College.

Current students should review the summer and fall schedules, print a degree evaluation form and then get their alternate PIN number from … Read more

Minor 1st Webster soldier killed in WWII

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Americans will honor the nation’s war dead on Monday, which is Memorial Day. One of those who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces was Lt. Lee N. Minor — the first serviceman … Read more

Maben Library calling all dreamers

By Mary Boutwell, Librarian Maben Public Library

Readers will dream big this summer as Maben Public Library presents “Dream Big, Own the Night.”

Children will learn about nocturnal animals and other interesting things that happen at night through music, crafts, … Read more

GLC-Eupora enjoys lake outings

From Press Reports

On April 26, four residents and two staff members enjoyed a ride to Whites Creek Lake and Oktibbeha County Lake.

Departing at 11:15 a.m., the residents were very excited and smiling from ear to ear eagerly anticipating … Read more

Bingo, birthday party bring smiles to residents

From GLC-Eupora

During the month of April, Golden LivingCenter-Eupora recognized its faithful volunteers who brighten the residents’ lives.

Mansel Shumaker and Nellie Long, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Lacy and VFW Post 3806 & Ladies Auxiliary bring cheer to the residents … Read more

EFUMC embraces the summer trends

For The WPT

With the rising temperatures, end-of school-celebrations and beginning of summer vacations, families are beginning to slide into the ease that is summer routines, and the folks at Eupora First United Methodist Church are doing the same.

“Beginning … Read more

Industrial tech students get ‘company’ time

By Allison Matthews University Relations

Learning by doing in classroom and laboratory settings is an essential part of student growth in any university academic major.

At Mississippi State, students in industrial technology have been obtaining their hands-on experiences this semester … Read more

Moore named NMHS Vice President

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Health Services has named Tim Moore as vice president of its community hospitals.

Moore will work closely with NMHS’ hospitals in Eupora, Iuka, Pontotoc and West Point, as well as Hamilton, Ala.

Moore comes to … Read more

Female smokers face many risks

From Press Reports

Patti Beard, 54 and a Warren County native, started smoking at age 18 while in college “because everyone else was doing it and it was cool.”

Beard quit smoking 34 years later because her dream of watching … Read more