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

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…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Feb. 2, 1939 Pisgah Springs News: Rev. Clyde Garner filled his appointment

Sports schedules

THURSDAY, JAN. 30 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…

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…

Obituaries

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…

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…

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…

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