News

Story Hour includes nature walk

By Librarian Mary Boutwell

Maben Public Library

 

Sept. 27 was an adventurous time at the Maben Public Library’s Story Hour.

We went on a nature walk to find leaves. Our story was a science reader titled “Colorful Leaves.” We … Read more

Screening program can help to identify depression

By Press Reports

 

Depression affects all walks of life. From young adults to the elderly and across all races, nearly one in 10 people in the U.S. suffer from depression and the Mississippi statistic is even higher. Screening for … Read more

Church News

FBC Eupora

The dedication service for the newly renovated sanctuary at First Baptist Church of Eupora is set for Oct. 13. Join us for worship at 11 a.m. and a potluck lunch at the Family Life Center, followed by a … Read more

Calendar of Events

NMMC-Eupora

Health Fair

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora will host a Health Fair at the hospital on Oct. 10 from 3-6 p.m. NMMC-Eupora is located at 70 Medical Plaza.

Free and low-cost health screenings will be offered, including blood pressure checks, … Read more

Sports notes

MHSAA takes no action on private schools

For a couple days last week the rumor mill was whirling concerning whether or not the Mississippi High School Activities Association was going to ban private schools from the organization beginning with the … Read more

911 Calls

Sept. 30

11:05 a.m., livestock, Hwy. 82; MHP responds.

5:10 p.m., alarm, Hwy. 9 North; Webster SO responds.

Oct. 1

1:46 a.m., medical, Hwy. 15; Mathiston FD, EMS respond.

6:15 a.m., domestic, First Avenue; Mathiston PD responds.

8 a.m., alarm, … Read more

Holmes Community College drops division game

From press reports

 

East Mississippi Mississippi Community College scored 35 points in the first half en route to a 55-0 North Division win here Thursday night.

With the loss, the Bulldogs fall to 1-5 overall and 1-3 in the … Read more

Are you at risk for COPD?

From NMMC-Eupora

 

By the time people get diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, most have already lost more than 50 percent of their lung function.

Over time, COPD impacts a person’s ability to breathe and, by extension, the ability … Read more

Farmers’ Market comes  to a close

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

Attendance of vendors and customers was  slim Saturday at the Maben Farmers’ Market, as the weather turned a little cool and the Maben School reunion was also held.

Two of our faithful vendors … Read more

Explore fall skies at Rainwater

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this Fall season called “EXPLORING FALL SKIES!” This presentation will be given on Friday, October 11, 2013 starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and solar astronomer, … Read more