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LTC residents observe Wear Red Day

Dressed in red for National Wear Red Day

From NMMC-Eupora

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora Long Term Care residents observed National Wear Red Day in February.

National Wear Red Day is a key activity of The Heart Truth, a national campaign for women about heart disease.… Read more

State House of Representatives addresses spending bills

MISSISSIPPI STATE HOSPITAL, HUDSPETH CENTER HONOR REP. HOOD
 Supporters of Mississippi State Hospital (MSH) and Hudspeth Regional Center recently hosted an appreciation luncheon for the state’s legislators at First Baptist Church in Jackson.
 Representative Joey Hood, District 35, Choctaw, Grenada, Oktibbeha and Webster, was one of the attendees. The legislative appreciation event is an annual program hosted by Friends of MSH and Friends of Hudspeth Center. The volunteer organizations are dedicated to raising funds and awareness for their respective programs and those Mississippians served through them. Employees, volunteers, advocates and other members of the Friends groups hosted the event in order to thank lawmakers for their work in the legislature and for their continued support of the Mississippi Department of Mental Health.
 MSH, a program of the Mississippi Department of Mental Health, was founded in 1855 and facilitates improvement in the quality of life for Mississippians who are in need of mental health, chemical dependency or nursing home services by rehabilitating to the least restrictive environment utilizing a range of psychiatric and medical services that reflect the accepted standard of care and are in compliance with statutory and regulatory guidelines. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission.
 Pictured are (l to r) Kelly Breland, MSH Director of Support Services, Representative Joey Hood and Hudspeth Regional Center Director Mike Harris.

Submitted by Rep. Joey Hood, District 35

This week, members of the House turned their focus toward budget matters, with both the Appropriations and Ways and Means committees very active. The Appropriations committee deals with spending the state’s money and … Read more

Garden Club commemorates past president

DOTTIE DEWBERRY
The Maben Home and Garden Club placed this Little Gem magnolia tree and plaque at Shivers Park in memory of Susan F. Johnson.

From Press Reports

The Maben Home and Garden Club concluded its commemorative activities for Susan Farley Johnson, past president from 1979, on Feb. 16 as it placed a plaque with the Little Gem magnolia tree recently planted in W.O. Shivers … Read more

Tea party

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Feb. 18 was an exciting day at Webster County Library as the children arrived dressed up for a tea party. They danced and sang to “If You Are Happy And You Know It” and “I’m a Little Teapot” … Read more

Careful plans, good help can ease wedding stress

One of the wedding gifts ike candles may help destress as well.

By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Stress can rob a bride of joy at her own wedding, but good preparation can help her prioritize and focus on what’s important on her big day.

Planning a wedding is … Read more

Lady Wolverines claim Region 4-2A Championship

The Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School and coaches celebrate with the Class 2A, Region 4 championship trophy. The team defeated Calhoun City 62-56 in the final game of the Region 4-2A Tournament hosted at EWHS on Friday.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The 26-1 Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School continued their march toward the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson in hopes of playing for the MHSAA Class 2A State Championship when they claimed a pair of … Read more

‘It’s for the Birds!’ at MHGC meeting

Martha and Ronnie McMinn

For the WPT

“I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment.”
Pat Buckley

It was a rather chilly day Feb. 17 but the good ladies of the Maben Home and Garden Club traveled out to … Read more

Rotarians learn about MSU-SBDC

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Scott and Rotary program chairman Stan Blaylock

From Staff Reports

Debbie Scott shared information about resources available to small businesses with the Eupora Rotary Club on Feb. 17.

Scott is director of the Small Business Development Center at Mississippi State University.

Mississippi’s Small Business Development Centers provide … Read more

Hester paints for LTC residents

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Lisa Hester, an art teacher for Webster County Schools, paints roosters for the residents of North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora Long Term Care. … Read more