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Alford 50th Anniversary

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Bill and Brenda Alford will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 21. They were married in Blythe Creek pastorium, Mathiston, by the Rev. B.B. McGee in 1963. They will share in a family celebration with their children and grandchildren, … Read more

EWH incentive program rewards students

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From School Reports

 

East Webster High continues to reward students for good grades, good behavior and excellent attendance.

First nine weeks’ grades, behavior and attendance rewarded 384 students at EWH. Students were awarded Gold, Silver, Bronze or NFL cards … Read more

Quiz Bowl team competes in Brain Bowl

Quiz Bowl Team members Jennifer Darce, John Taylor Champion, Isebella Valdez, Braden Harrison, Taylor Davis, Megan Dean, Alexis Thomas and Reagan Poston

By Jennifer Darce

EWHS Senior

 

The East Webster High School Quiz Bowl Team competed in the Brain Bowl at the University of Mississippi on Nov. 2.

The tournament consisted of five matches, two of which East Webster won. A … Read more

Children hear story, ‘Snowmen at Night’

The children make snowmen during storytime.

By Librarian Fran Smith

Webster County Library

 

On a cold, sunny Wednesday morning children and parents journeyed to the Webster County Public Library for storytime on Dec. 11.

After a time of visiting with friends, they settled down to … Read more

Christmas program

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Eupora Elementary School’s second-grade Christmas program was Dec. 11. The students were led by music teacher Rachel Fulce.

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Memorial Fund Donation

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Support for the family of fallen Eupora Police Officer Keith Crenshaw continues even months after his passing. The Officer Keith Crenshaw Memorial Fund received a donation of $500 from CB&S Bank in Eupora on Dec. 12. The donation was presented … Read more

Threadgills present Friends program

Jackie Christopher (r.),  president of Friends of the Webster County Public Library, welcomes Jean and James Threadgill.

Friends of the Webster County Public Library met Dec. 9 for their annual Christmas lunch.  James and Jean Threadgill, both Methodist ministers, presented a skit in traditional costumes telling the story of Mary and Joseph.

After a wonderful program, a … Read more

Handwashing plays critical role in staying well

From NMMC-Eupora

 

Handwashing is easy to do and it’s one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of many types of infection and illness in all settings-from your home and workplace to childcare facilities and hospitals.

When … Read more

The Pneumonia vaccine and who needs it?

By Stephanie McIlwain

NMMC-Eupora

 

Pneumococcal pneumonia can strike anyone at any age, but is a serious threat to people over 65. A vaccine is effective in warding off pneumonia but less than one-quarter of the eligible population take advantage … Read more

State squandering great opportunity

Opinion

Mississippi’s own economists have said that the state is missing out on some 9,000 jobs by refusing to expand its Medicaid program to cover the working poor.

A new study claims the forfeited jobs are more than double that … Read more