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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

Voter ID free for the asking

 

The majority of Mississippi voters cast a ballot in favor of a constitutional photo identification requirement. As secretary of state and chief elections officer for the state of Mississippi, the Mississippi Legislature has tasked our agency with implementing voter … Read more

Eupora Eagles take overtime victory over Bruce

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

In a game that was just about as tight as it could possibly be, the Eupora High School boys basketball team outscored visiting Bruce 10-7 in overtime to take a 69-66 win on … Read more

District Spelling Bee winners

The Webster County School District Spelling Bee was Dec. 6 at East Webster Elementary School. Winners, who are from EWES and Eupora Elementary School, are named and positioned in first-, second- and third-place order:

Second Grade: Jayln Brock, EWES; Dylon … Read more