News

O’Keefe bust unveiled

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A bronze bust of Jerry O’Keefe produced by sculptor Pete Shumpert of Eupora was unveiled July 12 in Biloxi. O’Keefe was a U.S. Marine Corps fighter pilot ace in World War II. Born July 12, 1923, in Biloxi, O’Keefe has … Read more

Work center inmate caught

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From Press, Staff Reports

 

A state inmate with a local conviction who failed to return from a weekend pass Monday was captured later that night.

John Jason “Gooch” Lee was arrested at midnight in Choctaw County, according to the … Read more

Scouts attending Jamboree

Pushmataha Area Council Boy Scouts departed Sunday for the National Scout Jamboree in Virginia.

From Press Reports

 

Thirty-six Boy Scouts and four adult leaders left Sunday for the National Scout Jamboree at the brand new Summit Bechtel Reserve near Beckley, W. Va.

This is a contingent troop made up of Boy Scouts from … Read more

Keeping fit

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Lawrence and Martha Cardine of Eupora stay fit walking around the track at Whites Creek Lake Park. They and others were walking there Tuesday evening. Lawrence said he usually runs around the track when by himself but walks when his … Read more

FBC renovation

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The sanctuary renovation project continues at First Baptist Church of Eupora with a variety of projects going on this week, including remodeling two closets in the vestibule into restrooms, painting the ceiling and walls, and reupholstering choir chairs. While the … Read more

Hill inducted into MAC Hall of Fame

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COLLINS — A former local high school coach has been inducted into the Mississippi Association of Coaches 2013 Hall of Fame.

Lee Hill of Eupora was honored at the 41st Annual Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet … Read more

Notes about NMMC-Eupora

NMMC-Eupora offers arthritis information

 

From NMMC-Eupora

 

There are many different kinds of arthritis. One particular type is called rheumatoid arthritis or RA.

Rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic disease that typically affects those between the ages of 20 and … Read more

Calendar of Events

NMMC-Eupora

shadowing

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North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora will offer a two-day shadowing program on July 22-23 for students who will be entering into the 10th through 12th grades in the fall.

The students will be able to choose a … Read more

911 calls

July 8

8:12 a.m., medical, McCarter Road; EMS responds.

8:27 a.m., medical, Hwy. 9; EMS, Webster SO respond.

8:44 a.m., medical, Parker Roberson Road; EMS, Cumberland FD, Clarkson FD respond.

10:59 a.m., medical, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive; EMS, Mathiston … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Each week the writer of this column is devoted to teaching vocabulary building words and encouraging frequent use of them. A lexicon of advanced words is something you can carry … Read more