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NMHS recognized as Best-in-Class for Employee Opinion Survey results

From Press Reports The results from North Mississippi Health Services’ 2012 Employee Opinion Survey earned NMHS the designation Best-in-Class for Engagement, Overall Job Satisfaction and Concern for Patient Care for having the highest scores among a field of more than…

Knight named NMMC Employee of the Month

From Press Reports Betsy Knight of Fulton, a nursing supervisor for North Mississippi Medical Center’s Women and Children’s Services, has been named Employee of the Month for July at NMMC. Knight has worked at NMMC for five years. She previously…

Heavy water demand causes discoloration

From Staff Reports The Eupora water system could be experiencing some discoloration during the next few weeks, according to Mayor Tommy Lott. The discoloration is the result of the heavy demand during the peak season, Lott said. “Our four wells…

Education notes

EHS student schedule dates Eupora High School is releasing student schedules from 1-3 p.m. on these remaining dates: • Thursday, Aug. 2: sophomores and freshmen • Friday, Aug. 3: eighth and seventh grades EES pre-regis- tration for all new students…

Calendar of Events

Benefit for Sandra Smith A benefit for Sandra Smith, who is battling cancer, will be Aug. 4 at the Woodmen of the World lodge in Eupora starting at 11 a.m. It will include an auction, music, a cake sale, food…

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Aug. 5, 1937 Beer Problem Before Board The Board of Supervisors in regular monthly session set aside this morning for business of entertaining petitions for another beer election. Individual supervisors would not make formal statements concerning the…

Variety of vendors at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market MABEN — Saturday morning at the Maben Farmers’ Market customers were greeted by several of the regular vendors and were treated to a pretty new face, Kaitlin Walls of Maben, who was selling…

Students present aunt

From School Reports Students Delaina Gaskin and Dylan Gaskin presented the children’s book “Turtles Big Day” to Eupora Elementary School Librarian Vonda Burton last spring to be placed in the school library. “Turtles Big Day” was written by Tamora L.…

Webster UMC Cluster meets at Pleasant Hill

By Terry Harpole For the WPT The United Methodist Church Cluster meeting was July 17 at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church on Polly Bell Road west of Starkville off U.S. 82. The meeting was well attended and the cluster stressed…

GLC-Eupora residents take

Special to the Progress-Times Golden LivingCenter-Eupora residents enjoyed senior adult Bible school from July 16-20. Mrs. Opal Vickers taught the class each day, and others who assisted included Willie Ree Williamson; and Kelly, Tabb and Mary Kesler Powell. Mrs. Williamson…