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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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