Month: March 2017

PAC honors local Cub Scout volunteer

From Press Reports Shyrrl Murrell of Eupora has been honored for her service to the Pushmataha Area Council Boy Scouts of America. She received the District Award of Merit for her “above-and-beyond service” to youth across the PAC. Each year,…

High blood pressure can be a ‘silent killer’

From Press Reports High blood pressure is commonly known as the “silent killer” because, according to the American Heart Association, people with high blood pressure may not experience any symptoms and most frequently there are none. Few people with high…

Woman charged with child abuse

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A Webster County woman charged with child abuse is scheduled to appear in court this Friday. Sheriff Tim Mitchell arrested Stephanie Monique Wofford, 28, from the Bellefontaine community for felony child abuse on Feb.…

Local schools receive Value Added awards

From Press & Staff Reports The Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools, Mississippi’s only statewide educational consortium, is excited to announce the 2017 Value Added Award recipients. Value Added Awards recognize schools that have exhibited exemplary growth for…

Club plants tree in Maben park

From Club Reports MABEN — The second Friday in February is Arbor Day in the state Of Mississippi. Thus the 55-year old-Maben Home and Garden Club commemorated the day Feb. 10 by planting an eastern redbud in W.O. Shivers Park.…

Extension offers workforce development

From Press Reports Mississippians can apply to participate in an upcoming workforce development program to help them get work-from-home jobs. The program recruits, trains, places and mentors participants for full-time or part-time customer service jobs. The Mississippi State University Extension…