Hospital ranks high for physician communication

From Press Reports   North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora ranked tied for third on a list of the top hospitals with best physician communication, according to HCAHPS surveys. The hospitals making the list had the highest percentage of patients who “reported…

DSU student CD includes Justin Boatman

From Press Reports   Eupora resident Justin Boatman, a sophomore music industry studies major at Delta State University, was among a select group of student artists/songwriters chosen to be included on the “Fighting Okra: Round 2” CD project on the…

Obituaries

Arnold Duncan July 3, 2013 Services for Victor Arnold Duncan, 90, of Mantee were July 5, 2013, at Mantee Baptist Church with the Rev. William Carpenter officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Mantee. He was born Jan. 18,…

Aldermen rehire city employees

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   The newly installed Eupora Board of Aldermen, during a marathon meeting last week, voted to rehire all city employees. Aldermen voted to go into executive session to discuss personnel when they reached the…

Supervisor conference targets funding for county services

By Bob Ratliff MSU Extension Center for Government and Community Development   BILOXI – The state’s county supervisors expressed concern about funding for essential services in numerous discussions at the 2013 Mississippi Association of Supervisors Conference. Most of Mississippi’s 410…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I visited a website titled “Building a Better Vocabulary,” which pointed out that everyone, from beginning English students to veterans in journalism, knows the frustration of not having the right word…