News

MSU-based network seeks rainfall observers

From Press, Staff Reports

The Mississippi Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network
again is looking to recruit new observers of rainfall throughout the
state.

Based at Mississippi State, the organization commonly referred to as
CoCoRaHS is a joint effort … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
March 31, 1938
Some Eggs
C.W. McCain of Tomnolen, Webster County’s largest poultry producer,
on last Friday sold the Jitney-Jungle here 1,200 dozen eggs. It is
believed that this is the largest single producer-to-dealer
transaction ever recorded … Read more

Calendar of Events

Master Masons Degree
Eupora Lodge # 423 will confer the Master Masons Degree on March 29
at 7 p.m. The lodge will have a supper at 6:30 p.m. and the degree
will follow. All Master Masons are invited and urged … Read more

House passes variety of bills

By Rep. Joey Hood
District 35

House members passed a variety of bills last week in advance of
upcoming deadlines during the last few weeks of the 2013 legislative
session.

Most of the bills came before the House for a … Read more

Hospital provides safe boating tips

By Todd Shettles
NMMC-Eupora

Keep the fun on the water coming – whether it’s fishing boat, a canoe
or a personal watercraft that “floats your boat.”

Operator inexperience, inattention, recklessness and speeding are the
four leading causes of tragic watercraft … Read more

Garden Club observes Arbor Day

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

MABEN — The Maben Home and Garden Club recognized the state of
Mississippi’s Arbor Day Celebration by donating and planting the
state tree, a magnolia, on the campus of West Oktibbeha County High
School.… Read more

EES receives ExxonMobil Grant

From School Reports

Eupora Elementary School is the recipient of a 2012 Educational
Alliance Math & Science Grant.

The $500 grant was proudly awarded to EES by local service station
Walthall Quick Stop and ExxonMobil Fuels Marketing Co. Grant funds… Read more

NMMC-Eupora receives convalescent unit

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora has received a 2006
convalescent unit from NMMC-Tupelo’s ambulance service.

“This unit is in excellent condition with low mileage and will be
used by our long-term care unit for transportation of our residents,”… Read more

School Board members recognized

From Press Reports

Gov. Phil Bryant proclaimed the week of Feb. 17-23 as School Board
Members Recognition Week in Mississippi.
Members of the Webster County School Board are Bobby McMullen
(president),
Nancy Davis, Scott Hollenhead, Jimmy Hood and Keith Hudspeth.… Read more

French Camp’s eye on the heavens

By Sylvia Dickson

Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium is a ministry of French Camp
Academy and has touched the lives of thousands of people throughout
the world. It all began with the donation of a telescope and small
building in 1985 … Read more