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Hospital provides tips for good kidney health

From NMMC-Eupora

Kidneys filter excess water and wastes out of your blood. They also assist with controlling blood pressure and make hormones your body requires to stay healthy.
If your kidneys are unhealthy or damaged, wastes may build up and … Read more

Deadline nears for longleaf pine aid

From Press Reports

Landowners in Mississippi wanting to create or restore longleaf pine stands can apply for financial assistance with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service.
The Longleaf Pine Initiative is offered under the Environmental Quality Incentive … Read more

Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan
Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

What’s a word that’s made up of three three-letter words? The first of the three is a synonym for “automobile” and the third is a synonym for “attempt”? What did … Read more

Teachers-in-training plant seeds of kindness

From Press Reports

In support of an ongoing anti-bullying initiative at a Starkville middle school, nearly two dozen Mississippi State University education majors planted seeds of kindness, literally and figuratively.
Early in the spring semester, Armstrong Middle School sixth-graders initiated … Read more

EHS Class of 1964 plans reunion

From Press Reports

The Eupora High School Class of 1964 has scheduled a reunion for the weekend of May 23-25.
Organizers invite anyone who was ever in this class, was friends with someone in the class, or was close to … Read more

Superintendent gives update on schools

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
Rotarian Dan Burchfield, program chairman, welcomes Treloar.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar presented a “State of the School” address to the Eupora Rotary Club on April 15.
“I’m very, very proud of our schools,” he said, pointing out that the Webster … Read more

City sales tax collections up

From Staff Reports

Eupora saw a 5.7 percent increase in sales tax collections during February.
The city reported $32,891 in sales tax for February, compared to $31,113 for the same month in 2013. Since the state fiscal year began July … Read more

Walthall responds to land swap proposal

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress-Times

The Webster County Supervisors received a response regarding a proposed land swap with the village of Walthall during its second monthly meeting Monday.
The meeting began with the board going into executive session for … Read more

Mathiston hosts Easter egg hunt

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The Easter Bunny (Carly Holland) visits with Kayleigh Lucas; her sister, Chloe Lucas; and their friend, Janna Jeffcoats.

From the Civic League of Mathiston

The Mathiston Park was full of children and parents for the Mathiston Civic League’s annual Easter egg hunt on April 12.
We had 60-plus children there and… Read more