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

Thyroid gland conditions can be serious

From NMMC-Eupora

The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped organ located in the front of your neck just below the Adam’s apple. It works like a heater that keeps your metabolism going and makes a hormone that controls the functioning … Read more

Webster County grand jury issues reports

From Staff Reports

Webster County grand jurors who were recalled last week have issued a report of their findings and investigations.
The grand jury that was empaneled in January was recalled May 20 and met in the Eupora municipal courtroom. … Read more

Recognize signs of a stroke

From NMMC-Eupora

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Stroke is the fourth-leading cause of death and the leading cause of long-term disability. Someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Someone dies from

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Calendar of events

Trial Gardens plant sale

Mississippi State Trial Gardens will present an open house and plant sale May 30 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and May 31 from 9 a.m. until noon.
Bedding plants, bananas, roses, cannas and more will … Read more

911 calls

May 19

9:24 a.m., medical, Westwood Park; EMS responds.
11:03 a.m., medical, Clarkson Road; EMS responds.

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