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Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Dec. 30, 1937 Bellefontaine Girl Wins Forestry Contest Prize Miss Pauline Yarbrough of Bellefontaine was awarded first prize of $25 in the Mississippi Forestry commission contest which was designed to create interest in the preservation of our…

Swing-bed Program provides support for patients, families

The Swing-Bed Program at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora offers further rehabilitation after a patient’s acute care stay in the hospital has ended. The program’s goal is to help patients make optimal physical progress while educating and assisting them and their…

Christmas tree decorated at GLC-Eupora

From Press Reports Golden LivingCenter Eupora experienced an old-fashioned tree- decorating and storytelling gathering on Dec. 7. Opal Vickers shared past Christmas memories for the residents as Charlene Murphy, Betty Blackwelder and she donned the live 3-foot cedar tree with…

NMMC-Eupora employees talk handwashing

From Press Reports Stephanie McIlwain, RN, MSN, director of the Education Department at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora, and Todd Shettles, REMT-P, director of Emergency Medical Services, visited Eupora Head Start to discuss handwashing and germs with several of the classrooms.…

Helping veterans club topic

GFWC-MFWC Eupora 20th Century Club met at Eupora First United Methodist Church on Nov. 1. The special project of the state president of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs is helping veterans. Rhonda Terrell, a coordinator for veterans hospitals in…

4-County offers prepay payment program

In the more than 100 years electricity has been made and sold, many things in the industry have changed. But the way people pay for their power has stayed the same. The meter gets read and a bill gets sent…

Storytime features Christmastime programs

By Fran Smith Librarian Webster County Public Library Storytime children and their parents enjoyed the Christmastime activities at the Webster County Public Library. On Nov. 28, the children participated in a time of singing “Jingle Bells” and “Happy Birthday” to…

Scouts reports activities

From Cub Scout Pack 30 For the month of October, Eupora-based Cub Scout Pack 30 participated in a go-and-see event to the Mathiston Fire Department. The boys were able to see how the equipment works and learned what to do…

School Board honors Huffman

From School Reports Chandler Huffman was honored as Student of the Month at the December Webster County School Board meeting. Chandler is a second-year student in Jerry Vaughn’s Automotive Service Technology program at the Webster County Career and Technology Center.…

Rotary Club honors Hunter

From Staff Reports The Eupora Rotary Club honored Student of the Month CharLeigh Hunter on Dec. 4. The Eupora High School senior’s memberships and affiliations include the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (vice president), Biology Club, Marching Band, Jazz Band, Concert…