Month: June 2016

Local home health provider recognized

From Press Reports The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Five-Star Quality Rating System has recognized Mississippi HomeCare of Eupora with a 4-star rating in patient satisfaction. According to the data, the Eupora home health provider achieved the highest rating possible in…

Yates among HCC graduates

Hinds Community College graduated nearly 1,200 over the three days of ceremonies on May 12, 13 and 15, with more than 800 participating in one of the ceremonies. Those graduates received more than 1,500 certificates and degrees since some graduates…

NNH Week

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Long Term Care celebrated National Nursing Home Week in May with a number of activities for its residents. This year’s theme for National Nursing Home Week is “It’s a Small World with a Big Heart.” National…

Whitlock awarded GRI designation

From Press Reports Mississippi REALTORS is pleased to announce that one of its members, Joshua G. “Josh” Whitlock of Eupora, has completed the final course of the Mississippi REALTOR Institute. By successfully completing all REALTOR Institute courses, a student is…

Swimming safety tips keep summer fun

By Alexandra Woolbright MSU Extension Service The Early Years Network STARKVILLE, Miss. — During the summer months, few activities are more appealing than a dip in the pool to escape the heat, but safety must be the top priority. According…

Proposed changes to nuisance animal regulations noted

From Press Reports The Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks approved proposed rule changes to the General Regulation for the Taking of Nuisance Animals June 22. At the request of the U.S. Forest Service, to address safety, resource concerns, and…

Progress Times to be closed July 4

In observance of the 4th of July Holiday, the Webster Progress Times office will be closed Monday, July 4. The office will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 5. Deadline for the upcoming Wednesday, July 6 edition of the Webster…

Hood recognized

Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman) received an “A” for his efforts in pro-business legislation from Mississippi’s Business and Political Education Committee (BIPEC). Legislators were assessed based on their:  votes affecting economic principles and employer issues, leadership in committee and floor debates…

Frost makes JCJC honor roll

Jones County Junior College in Ellisville has announced the 2016 spring semester honor roll scholars. They included Autumn Michelle Frost of Eupora. She made the Faculty List by maintaining a grade-point average of 3.49-3.0 as a full-time student with 15 hours…

Locals earn GED diplomas at EMCC

From Press Reports East Mississippi Community College adult basic education students in the Launch Pad program received their GED diplomas May 26. The 32 graduates who participated in the ceremony at the Golden Triangle campus in Mayhew included Amy Lynn…