NMMC-Eupora urges colorectal cancer awareness

From NMMC-Eupora

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

Six MHSAA state baseball champions crowned

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

Oak Grove, New Hope, West Lauderdale, Kossuth, Taylorsville, and Smithville all exited Trustmark Park in Pearl as MHSAA State Baseball Champions last week.
Only two of the best-of-three series to determine the champions in all … Read more

East Webster Local Culture class writes book

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 set to host basketball camps

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

Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan
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