Month: January 2014

New website offers health information

Health & Wellness Section 2014

Mississippians looking for more information about how to better care for themselves and their families have a new resource available online.

The Mississippi State University Extension Service’s Center for Technology Outreach recently launched … Read more

Head lice is not a hygiene problem and one of the most common school children infestations

Health & Wellness Section 2014

By Mary Grace Eppes

MSU Ag Communications


MISSISSIPPI STATE – With the school year well underway, families across Mississippi commonly encounter illnesses, viruses or the contagious and bothersome head lice.

David Shrock, a health … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Feb. 2, 1939

Pisgah Springs News:

Rev. Clyde Garner filled his appointment … Read more

Sports schedules


Prep Basketball

5 p.m. — Tupelo Christian at Grace Christian

6/8 p.m. — East Mississippi at Holmes

Junior College Basketball

5:30 p.m. — Meridian at East Central

6 p.m. — East Mississippi at Holmes

Men’s College Basketball… Read more

Wijewardane receives AANP State Award

Health & Wellness Section 2014

From Press Reports


Dr. Johnnie Sue Wijewardane, department chair of the graduate nursing program at Mississippi University for Women, has been recognized for her contributions to nurse practitioners and patients in the state of … Read more

Eupora Eagles finish fast to take win over East Webster

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress Times


After a tight three quarters the Eagles of Eupora High School pulled away late on Tuesday night to take a hard-fought … Read more


Floyd William

‘Bill’ Gary

Jan. 26, 2014

Services for Floyd William “Bill” Gary, 65, of Eupora were Jan. 29, 2014, at First United Methodist Church of Eupora with the Rev. Trey Harper officiating. Burial was in Eupora City Cemetery.

He … Read more

Grand jury issues report for January

From Staff Reports


The Webster County grand jury empaneled last week has issued a report of its investigations.

Grand jurors were empaneled Jan. 23 on the opening day of the Webster County Circuit Court term that ended Friday.

The … Read more

MSU professors work with parents for healthy families

Health & Wellness Section 2014

By Keri Collins Lewis

MSU Ag Communications


MISSISSIPPI STATE – Getting enough sleep can significantly improve a child’s readiness for school and general well-being.

Mississippi State University researchers recently took on a project at … Read more

1st Pitch Baseball Banquet, Auction slated

The Eupora Baseball Booster Club is hosting it annual First Pitch Baseball Banquet and Silent Auction on Feb. 11.

Northeast Mississippi Community College Baseball Coach Richy … Read more