NMMC-Eupora, foundation award medical scholarships

From Press Reports North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora has awarded medical scholarships to Daulton Newman and Cain Young of Eupora High School, and Victoria Wooten of East Webster High School. Newman received the Harold H. Whitaker Health Career Scholarship. This scholarship…

Nurse sentenced for stealing meds

From Press Reports A Tupelo nurse will go to jail for taking prescription medicines away from patients and taking them herself, Attorney General Jim Hood Tuesday. Carrie McCain, 34, of Mathiston, pleaded guilty Monday before Judge Robert Elliot in Chickasaw…

Hood reviews 1st legislative session

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The 2012 legislative session went well overall, state Rep. Joey Hood told Eupora Rotarians on June 26. The freshman legislator (R-District 35) from Choctaw County said this was a historical year in Jackson because…

Sales tax collections climb locally

The city of Eupora’s sales tax collections for May increased 2.4 percent over May 2011. Overall sales tax collections totaled $36,301, according to the most recent data from the Mississippi Department of Revenue. This is up about $856 from the…

Supervisors set HOME hearing, open bids

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times WALTHALL — During a recessed meeting Monday, Webster County officials were addressed by Terry Westmoreland of Boston Mutual Insurance, Deputy Casey Henderson, county Fire Coordinator/Emergency Management Director Barry Rushing and Housing Specialist Patsy Patterson…

Library Friends enjoy writer’s program

By Fran Smith, Librarian Webster County Public Library Tony Kinton was the guest speaker for the July 9 meeting of Friends of the Library at the Webster County Public Library. He discussed his interest in history and its influence on…