Cochran and Wicker move to strike critical access hospital regulation

32 Mississippi Hospitals Affected by Ill-Advised 96-Hour Hospitalization Rule

U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today announced their support for legislation to protect rural hospitals, including more than 30 in Mississippi, from a new regulation requiring physicians … Read more

EHS Honor Roll

Eupora High School has released its Honor Roll for the second nine weeks:

A Honor Roll

Sixth Grade: Cade Adkins, Adam Britt, Ella Harrison, Parron Hill, Robert May, Walker Mitchell, Caroline Powell, M’nyjah Young.

Seventh Grade: Austin Chandler, Addison Mason, … Read more

February National Pet Dental Health Month

From Press Reports

February is National Pet Dental Health Month. Dental health is very important in keeping your pet healthy overall. Dental disease is the most commonly diagnosed disease in pets and is easily preventable.

Bad breath (halitosis) is usually … Read more

MSU community service efforts repeat with national honors

STARKVILLE, Miss.–Recognized once again for continuing commitments to community engagement and service-learning, Mississippi State is listed on the latest President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

In addition to placing in the economic opportunity and education community service categories, the … Read more

Last-second shots push Lady Bulldogs to key OT win

From school reports

SENATOBIA — Two last second shots at the end of regulation and overtime gave the Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs a huge 89-88 win over the Northwest Mississippi Community College Lady Rangers here Thursday night.

Freshman guard … Read more

Jail Docket – 02/04/2015

Jan. 27
David Clay, DOB 10-20-78, WM; MDOC Modzelewski: probation violation.

Jan. 28
Theresa A. Cissna, DOB 08-15-68, WF; Webster 2: embezzlement.… Read more

Palmer Home receives donation from Red Hills Mine

Columbus, Mississippi – Palmer Home for Children received 184 bales of top quality Bermuda grass hay and a donation of $4,500 towards the purchase of a 4-horse trailer for the organization’s horseback riding program from Red Hills Mine.

The Red … Read more

Mississippi celebrates Arbor Day in February

By James L. Cummins
special to the Progress Times

While National Arbor Day is held on the last Friday in April, Mississippi, similar to several other states, observes the holiday at a time best suited to its growing season. Our … Read more

911 Calls – 02/04/2015

Jan. 26
5:15 pm., medical, Westwood Drive; Eupora FD, EMS respond.
8:17 p.m., medical, Hwy. 82; Mathiston FD, EMS respond.
10:05 p.m., Clarkson Road; Webster SO responds.

Jan. 27
6:38 a.m., two-car MVA, Hwy. 15;WSO, MHP, Mantee FD, Cumberland FD … Read more

Wonders of the winter stars on display at Rainwater

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “WONDERS OF THE WINTER STARS!”. This presentation will be given on Friday, February 13, 2015, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and astronomer, … Read more