Calendar of Events

Gospel singing

A gospel music jubilee will be at 6 p.m. July 13 at the Gore Springs Community Center featuring 9-year-old Grace Hester of Tupelo, the Master’s Quartet of Tupelo, Southern Image of Plantersville, Fishers of Men of Oxford and Promised Land of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Admission is $5.

Peewee football/

cheerleader signup

Eupora peewee football/cheerleader registration will be July 15-Aug. 9 at Eupora City Hall.

For any questions contact Park Director John Prather at 552-2529.

Diabetes Support

Group to meet

The Diabetes Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. July 16 at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Education Room. For more information, call Velma McKinney at 258-9306 or education director Stephanie McIlwain, RN, BSN, at 258-9311.

Diabetes class

The Comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management Program at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora will be offered July 17 from 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. To register or for more information, call Velma McKinney at 258-9306 or education director Stephanie McIlwain, RN, BSN, at 258-9311.

Breaking the Fast

The Webster County Extension Office will offer “Breaking the Fast” from 9-10 a.m. July 17 at the First United Methodist Church Kids Kingdom building on Holman Street. Call 258-3971 to register.

MBS blood drive

Dollar General in Eupora will be holding a community blood drive from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 17. The Mississippi Blood Services donor coach will be in the parking lot. Visit or call 888-90-BLOOD (902-5663) for information.


shadowing program

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora will offer a two-day shadowing program on July 22-23 for students who will be entering into the 10th through 12th grades in the fall.

The students will be able to choose a clinical area they are interested in and shadow someone in that area to see if that is an area they would be interested in working later on in life. The clinical areas are Nursing (ER and Acute Care), EMS (paramedics), Respiratory, Laboratory, Radiology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and Dietary.

If your child is interested in participating in this program, contact the NMMC-Eupora Education Department at 258-9311 or 258-9306 for more information and to register your child. Sessions will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

Avery-Lankford reunion

The annual Avery-Lankford reunion will be July 28 beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Duck Hill Community Center.

All descendants of Daniel Hardy Avery and his wife, Frances Simmons Avery, and descendants of Fannie Avery Hendricks Dulaney are invited to attend.

A potluck lunch will be served at noon.

EHS Class of

1968 reunion

The Eupora High School Class of 1968 will celebrate its 45th class reunion on Aug. 3 at the Eupora Country Club.

The agenda includes a tour of EHS at 4 p.m., social hour at the Country Club at 5 and dinner at 6:30. All classmates are encouraged to attend this fun-filled day.

Mathiston Library

Story Hour

The Mathiston Public Library has Story Hour and activities for children of all ages every Wednesday at 10 a.m. Story Hour is directed by Jill Carroll.

AA meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous meets Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 5-6 p.m. at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora in the Education Conference Room.

Bingo at VFW

Bingo is every Saturday at 6 p.m. at VFW Post 3806 in Eupora.

Public hearing

Prairie Opportunity, Inc. Community Action Agency will conduct a public hearing on July 17, 2013 at 4:30 at the Community Center, 390 Clark Avenue, Eupora, MS. This meeting is to inform the public of proposed funding and gather information regarding service needs in the community. For more information call Laura Marshall or Canary Williams at 888-397-5550.