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Hospital promotes seat belt safety

From Press Reports

One out of every five drivers will be involved in a traffic crash this year. Approximately 35,000 people die in motor vehicle crashes each year. About 50 percent (17,000) of these people could be saved if they … Read more

Santa comes to WOCHS bearing gifts

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — The 142 students of West Oktibbeha County High School received a surprise visit from Santa by way of First Baptist Church of Maben on Dec. 17.

Students, who were enjoying lunch, were … Read more

Stewart sponsors internship for Carl Small Town Center

From MSU School of Architecture

Belinda Stewart didn’t know much about the field of architecture growing up.

“I didn’t even know how to spell it,” she laughed.

That all changed, however, when the then-associate dean of the School of Architecture … Read more

MDEQ awards grant to county

From Press Reports

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has awarded Webster County a solid waste assistance grant of $11,524 that will be used by the county for cleanup of illegal dump sites.

“The Solid Waste Assistance Grants support a … Read more

GLC-Eupora donates $1,000 to EPD

From Press Reports

Golden LivingCenter-Eupora donated $1,000 to the Eupora Police Department during a check presentation at City Hall on Dec. 3.

The EPD will use the donation to purchased needed equipment, specifically two bulletproof vests.

“Golden Living is proud … Read more

Kindergartners sing at GLC-Eupora

Golden LivingCenter Eupora was entertained by a visit and program from Eupora Elementary kindergartners on Dec. 20.

The children were donned with reindeer antlers as they gathered in the activity room to bring some holiday cheer to the residents. The … Read more

Families First promotes active parenting

Families First for Mississippi is promoting active parenting through classes, workshops and presentations throughout the state.

Families First uses curriculum approved by the Mississippi Department of Human Services that is intended to prepare parents to be an active parent rather … Read more

Church hosting Winter VBS, revival

From Cumberland Baptist Church

Cumberland Baptist Church will be hosting Winter Vacation Bible School Jan. 3-5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The theme for the week is “From the Inside Out.” Bible study, games, crafts, music, fun, praise, worship … Read more

Calendar of Events

‘Pancakes with Disney’ Jan. 12 Relay for Life teams at First Baptist Church of Eupora and Walthall Baptist Church are hosting “Pancakes with Disney” at First Baptist Church Family Life Center from 9-11 a.m. Jan. 12. For a donation of … Read more