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Vein Center helps patient put pain in past

From Press Reports   When Mark Nichols of Belmont had weight loss surgery in 2010, all of his weight-related health problems resolved, except one. “When I was really heavy, my legs bothered me a lot,” said Nichols, 44. “I was…

Extension unites communities around senior adult services

By Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications Several Mississippi communities are taking on projects designed to help senior adults keep their independence and improve their health. The Mississippi State University Extension Service has challenged communities to assess the resources they offer…

Help for Your Heart: NMMC has many new firsts

From Press Reports   The NMMC Heart Institute leads the state and nation again with new firsts: Nation’s 1st bioresorbable heart device Phyllis Camp of Saltillo has a new claim to fame-she has the nation’s first bioresorable heart device. On…

Best Dressed

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Iola Jones, Controllers Generation II 4-H Club adopted grandparent at Starkville Manor, received the title of Best Dressed during National Nursing Home Week in May. She was crowned Mrs. Starkville Manor for three consecutive years. Jones says she enjoys singing…

Time Capsules

75 Years Ago: June 23, 1938 Present Funds Will Pave 82 “Whether additional funds are secured from the federal government or not, Highway 82, one of the main roads of the state priority system, will be completed,” said the Hon.…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. In Act II, scene 2 of “Hamlet,” the Danish prince enters reading a book. Polonius asks, “What do you read, my lord?” Hamlet answers, “Words, words, words.” I cannot help believing…

Important to know medications

David Dabbs, PharmD NMMC-Eupora   The world of healthcare today can be a complicated place. A different physician for different conditions, multiple medications and appointments to keep can come together to form a potential monster of a schedule to manage.…

Commodity loans available from FSA

From Press Reports   Webster County USDA Farm Service Agency Acting Executive Director Arlin McGee reminds farmers that commodity loans from the Commodity Credit Corp. are available from FSA. “Farmers who choose to store their 2013 crops after harvest for…

Common Cents Resale Mall ribbon cutting

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Participating in a ribbon cutting for Common Cents Resale Mall in Eupora are Alderman Buster Duvall, Webster County Miss Hospitality Karlee Stewart, Alderman Billy Brister, booth holder Lawyer Gee, owner Cindy Moody, booth holder Sherry Johnson, Alderman Dan Burchfield and…

Nabors Home Center grand opening

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Participating in the ribbon cutting for the grand opening of Nabors Do it Best Home Center in Eupora are Millette Nabors, Alderman Billy Brister, owner Lee Nabors, Webster County Miss Hospitality Karlee Stewart, Alderman Dan Burchfield, Manager Jody Johnson and…