News

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

Church news

Cathedral of Deliverance Baccalaureate service

Baccalaureate service for Eupora High School’s Class of 2014 will be at 6 p.m. May 10 at Cathedral of Deliverance.

East New Hope

Memorial services will be at … Read more

Health notes

NMMC-Eupora gives info about Legionnaire’s disease

Legionnaires’ disease is a severe type of pneumonia caused by bacteria, according to North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora. People most frequently contract it by breathing in mist from water that contains the bacteria from hot … Read more

MDAH continues to support courthouse restoration

From Press & Staff Reports

At its regular quarterly meeting on Friday, the board of trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History expressed unanimous support for grant assistance for the Webster County Courthouse “when the decision to restore … Read more