Monthly Archives: November 2012

Mantee hosts Black-eyed Pea Festival

From Staff Reports Mantee’s third annual Black-eyed Pea Festival was Oct. 27. The festival featured 22 vendors and 25 entries in the classic car contest. Roger Cox, Ron King and the Long triplets provided entertainment. In the 5K run, the…

Students banking on their future

From School Reports Students enrolled in the Business Management program at the Webster County Career and Technology Center have participated in the first of several “mini-job shadowing” activities available to them throughout the school year. Regions Bank hosted the first…

‘Hospital Friends’ join puppet project

From Press Reports The GFWC/MFWC Eupora 20th Century Club hospital puppet project is held annually in October. Members contribute supplies, time and their talents to hand-make puppets for children treated in the emergency room at NMMC-Eupora Hospital. “Friends of the…

State championship pep rally today

The Eupora High School cheerleaders invite all fans to a state championship pep rally for the Eupora Eagles on the eve of their game against Bassfield. The pep rally starts at 6 p.m. today, Nov. 29, on Main Street. The…

Church News

Mathiston UMC Christmas sale Come join us for a cup of coffee or hot cider and shop for delicious homebaked goodies and handmade craft items for Christmas gifts. The sale is set for Dec. 1, 8 a.m.-noon, in the fellowship…

Webster County churches work to help West Virginia

From Press Reports Webster County Baptist Association Director William Carpenter said “if people will commit to this mission, and ever go to Ritchie County, (W. Va.) they will fall in love with the place and its people.” Missionary Chris Barrow…

Hospital hosts Allied Health students

From Press Reports North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora is excited to host Allied Health students from Choctaw County Career and Technology Center who are participating in the Allied Health Program. The purpose of this program is to allow students to visit…

Air Force major presents flag to coach

From Press Reports Maj. Gibb Gary of the U.S. Air Force presented an American flag to Head Coach Junior Graham for the 2011 and 2012 Eupora High football teams before the North Championship game at Wofford Field on Nov. 23.…

Florist Maben Home, Garden Club speaker

For the WPT “Friends are kisses blown to us by angels.” ~ Author Unknown On Nov. 12, the Maben Home and Garden club rambled out of town to the country home of Dottie Dewberry for the monthly meeting at high…

NMHS receives 2012 Baldrige Award

From Press Reports North Mississippi Health Services was named Nov. 15 as one of four U.S. organizations to receive the 2012 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest presidential honor for performance excellence through innovation, improvement and visionary leadership.…