Category: News

Maben family physician engages legislators at Capitol

From Press Reports Sue H. Simmons, M.D., of Maben attended the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians Capitol Day on Feb. 22 at the state Capitol in Jackson. She led family physicians from all over the state in a day of…

Students participate in UNICEF Kid Power

From School Reports The fourth-graders at Eupora Elementary School are participating in UNICEF Kid Power, a program from the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. Each student received an exercise band that tracks their steps and movement. This band does not track…

Life’s lessons: respect the gifts shared with you

By Michael Brannon I had my 72nd birthday March 3. A huge milestone account I can remember thinking I’ll never make 41. Many times during the day I would check my phone or Mac to read the wishes from all…

Mathiston marks openings of 4 new businesses

By Terry Harpole MATHISTON — Many towns have had ribbon cuttings for a new business that opens, but on Feb. 25, the town of Mathiston had not one, and not two or three, but ribbon cuttings for four new businesses.…

Calendar of Events

Gospel Music Jubilee March 11 The monthly Gospel Music Jubilee at the Gore Springs Community Center will be at 6 p.m. March 11 featuring Pure Heart, New Genesis, the Castles and His Glory. Admission is $5. WOW Easter egg hunt…

911 Calls

Feb. 27 10:54 a.m., alarm, East Old Hwy. 82; Webster SO responds. 11:24 a.m., break-in, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds. 12:28 p.m., fire, Mitchell Avenue; Eupora FD, EPD respond. 2:20 p.m., medical, Booth Road; transferred to Choctaw County. 3:20…

There must be a pony in here somewhere

By Roger Alford There’s the story about twin 6-year-old boys who were total opposites. One was always dreadfully sad and the other always vibrantly happy. Their parents took them to a psychiatrist in hopes of balancing their personalities somewhat. The…

Patient safety a focus at NMMC-Eupora

By Stephanie Galloway, RN, MSN, CEDP NMMC-Eupora When we talk about patient safety, do you really know what is being talked about? Maybe you think of patient safety as making sure you are identified as the right person, or you…

Lady Eagles improve to 3-0 on season

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora won its only softball contest of the week last week, jumping to a comfortable lead early and topping Hatley 7-2. The Lady Eagles, who had last Tuesday’s scheduled contest against Choctaw County rained…

Rep. Hood gives update as bills die

The deadline for House committees to pass Senate bills occurred Tuesday. Any Senate bills that did not make it out of these committees died. Throughout the rest of the week, the House met to discuss Senate bills as a whole.…