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Swing Bed Program helps patients, families

From Press Reports The Swing Bed Program at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora offers further rehabilitation after a patient’s acute care stay in the hospital has ended. The program’s goal is to help patients make optimal physical progress while educating and…

Singing, barbecue draw packed house

By Terry Harpole Maben Church of God out on Crowley Drive had a full house the night of Feb. 11 for its music program and sale of barbecue plates. This event had been in the planning for months, and it…

Rotary honors Student of the Month

From Staff Reports The Eupora Rotary Club recognized Chloe Vaughn as Rotary Student of the Month at its Feb. 7 luncheon. She was introduced by Teacher of the Month Teresa Whitaker, who teachers Biology I and II and AP Biology.…

Mayor leaving office with a smile, thankfulness

By Dan Burchfield Mayor of Eupora I hope everyone has had a good new beginning in 2017 with family, friends and loved ones. Being together in Christ’s love is the cherished blessing that we all hope to experience. Please be…

Obituaries

Bettie Jean Butts Feb. 8, 2017 Services for Bettie Jean Butts, 73, of Duck Hill were Feb. 18, 2017, at Ed Roberts Chapel of Remembrance at Roberts and Sons Mortuary in Winona with the Rev. Claude Horton officiating. Burial was…

Monthly sales tax collections released

From Staff Reports Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect December sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for local municipalities. MDR collects 81.5 percent of the 7 percent sales tax from municipalities and distributes the remaining 18.5 percent…

NMMC-Eupora offers outpatient cardiac rehabilitation

From Press Reports North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora provides cardiac rehabilitation for heart patients who recently suffered a heart attack, have undergone heart surgery or had procedures such as stenting and angioplasty.  This program is also approved for patients with congestive…

Local to compete in ICC pageant

From Press Reports Approximately 40 contestants will compete for the title of Most Beautiful 2017 at Itawamba Community College during the annual pageant, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center auditorium on the…

Bunco fundraiser will benefit Hope Lodge

From Press Reports Bank of Kilmichael will be hosting Bunco Night for Hope at 6 p.m. Monday at the Eupora-Webster Recreation Association (Eupora Country Club). Come enjoy a fun night of bunco, food, fellowship and a chance to win some…

School Board elects officers

From Staff Reports The Webster County School Board has elected board officers for this calendar year. Members did so Jan. 17, when the floor was opened for nominations for board president and vice president/secretary, according to the minutes. By acclamation,…