News

Organ donation duo promote foundation

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Alexander and Robinson promote Organ Donation Month at MSU’s Super Bulldog Weekend

By John Milburn

TOPEKA, Kan. — Two hunters brought together by a love of the outdoors formed a friendship leading one to donate a kidney to the other, a friendship that has led to a foundation aimed at sharing the … Read more

Brister named Student of the Month

Assembled for the Student of the Month presentation are School Board members Bobby McMullen and Jimmy Hood; Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar; Billy, Mary Kathryn and Nancy Brister; board member Nancy Davis; EHS Principal Laci Knight; board member Scott Hollenhead and Keith Hudspeth; and board attorney George Mitchell.

From School Reports

Eupora High School Principal Laci Knight presented EHS senior Mary Kathryn Brister to the Webster County School Board on April 7.
Mary Kathryn was chosen by the faculty and staff of Eupora as the … Read more

EES students of the month

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These students were chosen by their teachers at Eupora Elementary School for exemplifying the characteristics of patience. April students of the month include… Read more

GLC observes Easter with activities

The Easter Bunny visits residents at GLC-Eupora

By Leslie Hawes
GLC-Eupora

Residents at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora enjoyed a wonderful Easter holiday this year with different activities throughout the week.
On Good Friday, on April 18, the residents wanted something special for this day so plans were made for … Read more

Jail Docket

April 29

William G. Marlowe, DOB 04-28-59, WM; self: simple assault-two counts.… Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

May 11, 1939

Around the County Seat
Little Miss Sarah Hodges spent Friday with friends here.
Mrs. Floyd Carroll Jr. has as her guests for the week her sister and … Read more

‘To Mother with Love, Mary and Bill’

By Marica Bernstein
Books Bygone

Despite popular belief, Mother’s Day was not cooked up by a greeting card company.
On May 9, 1914, President Wilson, following the adoption of a congressional resolution, proclaimed that the second Sunday in May be … Read more

Hospital offers help for sleep disorder sufferers

Lydia Cain, Respiratory Therapy director at NMMC-Eupora,  and Will Edmonson, M.D., medical director of NMMC-Eupora’s Sleep Center

From Press Reports

Obstructive sleep apnea is a disorder in which a person’s breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep. It is potentially a very serious disease.
Of the types of sleep disorders, obstructive sleep apnea is the most common. … Read more

Calendar of events

Extension office open house May 8

To celebrate 100 years of the Extension Service in Mississippi, the Webster County Extension office is hosting an open house from 2-4 p.m. May 8 at its office located … Read more