Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: June 26, 1941

Hail Storms Wreak Havoc

Two punishing hail storms visited two widely separated areas in Webster County late Monday afternoon and early evening and caused considerable damage to … Read more

‘Giraffes Can’t Dance’ at library

By Librarian Fran Smith

Webster County Library

Pre-K children came to the Webster County Library on June 22 to hear Ms. Pat read “Giraffes Can’t Dance” by Giles Andreae, a story about Gerald, the giraffe who dreads going to the … Read more

McLemore gives club 911 update

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County 911 Director Jimmy McLemore was guest speaker for the Eupora Rotary Club on May 24.

The 911 Center, which is located on the former Wood College campus in Mathiston, has eight full- … Read more

Love Bags donation

On behalf of the Eupora Rotary Club, President Hays Burchfield presents a $300 check to School Psychologist Kayla Turner to benefit the Love Bags program for less fortunate children in the Webster County Schools. Food, hygiene and personal care items … Read more

Healthy eating topic at Maben SRP

By Librarian Mary Boutwell

Maben Public Library

A special thanks to Pam Awad, Extension Family Nutrition Program educator, for filling in at the Maben Public Library’s Summer Reading Program on June 21.

She was supposed to come on July 5 … Read more

NMMC air base

North Mississippi Medical Center and Air Methods had the grand opening of their new air medical base at George M. Bryan Airport in Starkville on May 25. Those attending include Todd Shettles, assistant director of Ambulance Services at NMMC; Wes … Read more

Local home health provider recognized

From Press Reports

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Five-Star Quality Rating System has recognized Mississippi HomeCare of Eupora with a 4-star rating in patient satisfaction.

According to the data, the Eupora home health provider achieved the highest rating … Read more

Yates among HCC graduates

Hinds Community College graduated nearly 1,200 over the three days of ceremonies on May 12, 13 and 15, with more than 800 participating in one of the ceremonies. Those graduates received more than 1,500 certificates and degrees since some graduates … Read more

NNH Week

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Long Term Care celebrated National Nursing Home Week in May with a number of activities for its residents. This year’s theme for National Nursing Home Week is “It’s a Small World with a Big Heart.” National … Read more

Whitlock awarded GRI designation

From Press Reports

Mississippi REALTORS is pleased to announce that one of its members, Joshua G. “Josh” Whitlock of Eupora, has completed the final course of the Mississippi REALTOR Institute.

By successfully completing all REALTOR Institute courses, a student is … Read more