Month: January 2015

The right foods help build a better body and brain

From NMMC-Eupora Build a better body and brain by adding avocados and whole grains to your diet. Every organ in the body depends on blood flow, especially the heart and brain. A diet high in whole grains and fruits like…

Ora’s Tax Service

Participating in the ribbon cutting for Ora’s Tax Service of Eupora are Ward 1 Alderman James Shaw, Alisia Swift, Ethel Baker, Yashundra Bobo, owner Ora Nickles, Tasha Bean Brooks, Ersula Brooks, Lakita Gross, Kimiko Lanea and Mayor Dan Burchfield. Ora’s…

The Wooden Door

Participating in the ribbon cutting for The Wooden Door of Eupora are Ward 1 Alderman James Shaw, Kenneth Stage, owner Victoria Stage, Klaire Stage, Ashton Stage, Kenzie Stage and Aiden Stage. The Wooden Door is located at

EES Reading Fair Winners

These are Eupora Elementary School Reading Fair winners by category. Winners are listed and pictured in first-, second- and third-place order:

Avoid diets that forgo necessary components

By Nathan Gregory 
MSU Ag Communications Losing weight and getting in shape are among the most common New Year’s resolutions, so it is no surprise that many health-oriented organizations recognize January as National Fat-Free Living Month. Literally living fat-free, however,…

Rotary honors Student of Month

From Staff Reports The Eupora Rotary Club recognized Eupora High school senior Justin Lewis as Student of the Month at its Jan. 13 luncheon. His awards and achievements include Eagle Scout, Merit Student 10th and 11th grades, second place in…

Singing, reading, crafts at storytime

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library The noise level was above the usual at Webster County Library on Jan. 14, as pre-k children arrived for storytime. After a time of visiting, they entered the meeting room to begin singing…

Locals lobby for emergency management

From Staff Reports Two Webster Countians were among emergency personnel in Jackson earlier this month lobbying for state legislation affecting emergency management. Webster County EMA Director Barry Rushing and 911 Dispatcher Peggy Brand Stuckey visited the state Capitol on Jan.…

‘Penguins 123’ read at Maben storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library The storytime crowd was slim Jan. 16 at the Maben Public Library. In spite of the cold, we had a good time reading “Penguins 123” by Kevin Schafer. Lake Jones was very good…

Will of people will decide initiative options

By Rep. Joey Hood District 35 Members did not hesitate to address big issues early on this session. After adjournment Jan. 12, members of the Constitution Committee met and adopted House Concurrent Resolution. It was debated Jan. 13 for more…