Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States and the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Studies have shown that a rise in screenings for colorectal cancer has decreased the number of deaths … Read more
From Press Reports
Lavelle McAlpin’s Local Culture class at East Webster High School has written a book titled “Window into Webster: A History of the East Webster Communities.”
The book is the result of a year’s worth of research into … Read more
Holmes Community College head women’s basketball Coach Jamilah Andrews has set the 2014 Jamilah Andrews Basketball Skills Camp for June 16-June 20 on the Goodman Campus of Holmes Community College.
The Jamilah Andrews Basketball Camp is a fun environment for … Read more
Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
What is iambic pentameter (eye-AM-bik pen-TAM-uh-tur)? Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary defines the noun iamb, which has been in English since 1586, as a metrical foot consisting of one short syllable … Read more
The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped organ located in the front of your neck just below the Adam’s apple. It works like a heater that keeps your metabolism going and makes a hormone that controls the functioning … Read more
From Staff Reports
Webster County grand jurors who were recalled last week have issued a report of their findings and investigations.
The grand jury that was empaneled in January was recalled May 20 and met in the Eupora municipal courtroom. … Read more
May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Stroke is the fourth-leading cause of death and the leading cause of long-term disability. Someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Someone dies from… Read more
Trial Gardens plant sale
Mississippi State Trial Gardens will present an open house and plant sale May 30 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and May 31 from 9 a.m. until noon.
Bedding plants, bananas, roses, cannas and more will … Read more
9:24 a.m., medical, Westwood Park; EMS responds.
11:03 a.m., medical, Clarkson Road; EMS responds.… Read more
Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago:
June 1, 1939
Eupora Rebels Win 3 Ball Games
The Eupora Rebels started the softball season by turning back a strong team from Ackerman, three out of four games. Long-distance … Read more