Month: July 2012

Girls learn life skills at Charm Camp

From Eupora 20th Century Club

The MFWC-GFWC Eupora 20th Century Club presented the Southern Charm Camp from July 9-13 for girls entering the seventh grade. Each day a special topic was presented with the goal of helping these young ladies … Read more

Boil-water alert lifted

The Mississippi State Department of Health has lifted a boil-water alert for customers who receive their drinking water from the Savannah Water Association #1 water supply in Webster County.

Water sampling had shown the presence of total coliform bacteria in … Read more

Rain holds off at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — Rain had been falling off and on all week in Maben and the Farmers’ Market lot looked like a lake early Saturday morning with more rain threatening to fall.

The volunteers … Read more

French memorialize WWII hero Shurlds

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal; love leaves a memory no one can steal.” Anon. On Aug. 19, 1944, at 9:10 a.m. Maj. Henry W. Shurlds Jr. journeyed home to be with … Read more

Calendar of Events

Starkville Tea Party meeting Starkville Tea Party supporters and other concerned citizens are encouraged to attend the monthly STP meeting from 3-4:30 p.m. July 28.

Jeppie Barbour, former mayor of Yazoo City and current Mississippi GOP activist, will be the … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: July 29, 1937 Eupora Never Fails It is not often that the people of Eupora are called on for cooperative action, but in the past whenever they have been called on to put over important business, they … Read more

NMMC-Eupora hosts student nurses

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora hosted two students during the summer months as part of the Summer Student Nurse Externship Program.

Both students are enrolled in registered nurse programs and have completed one year of their program. They … Read more

NMMC-Eupora, foundation award medical scholarships

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora has awarded medical scholarships to Daulton Newman and Cain Young of Eupora High School, and Victoria Wooten of East Webster High School.

Newman received the Harold H. Whitaker Health Career Scholarship. This scholarship … Read more

Nurse sentenced for stealing meds

From Press Reports

A Tupelo nurse will go to jail for taking prescription medicines away from patients and taking them herself, Attorney General Jim Hood Tuesday.

Carrie McCain, 34, of Mathiston, pleaded guilty Monday before Judge Robert Elliot in Chickasaw … Read more

Hood reviews 1st legislative session

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The 2012 legislative session went well overall, state Rep. Joey Hood told Eupora Rotarians on June 26.

The freshman legislator (R-District 35) from Choctaw County said this was a historical year in Jackson because … Read more