Plan ahead to shed pounds before the wedding day


By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

RAYMOND — For brides who want to shed a few pounds before their big day, nutrition experts recommend proper planning, not fad diets.

“Trendy diets, such as low-carbohydrate diets, are popular and can produce … Read more

Eupora qualifies nine for North powerlifting meet

EHS powerlifting team members (front) Camron Townsend, Philip Weeks, Marquez Hodges, Travon McMillian, (back) Edwin Herard, Jackson Edwards, Justin Lewis, Victor Goldman and Carson Gunn

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress Times

Nine Eupora High School athletes will compete in the MHSAA Class 2A North State Powerlifting Meet at Calhoun City High School on Saturday, March 7.

Eight of the nine finished first in the … Read more

LTC residents observe Wear Red Day

Dressed in red for National Wear Red Day

From NMMC-Eupora

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora Long Term Care residents observed National Wear Red Day in February.

National Wear Red Day is a key activity of The Heart Truth, a national campaign for women about heart disease.

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State House of Representatives addresses spending bills

 Supporters of Mississippi State Hospital (MSH) and Hudspeth Regional Center recently hosted an appreciation luncheon for the state’s legislators at First Baptist Church in Jackson.
 Representative Joey Hood, District 35, Choctaw, Grenada, Oktibbeha and Webster, was one of the attendees. The legislative appreciation event is an annual program hosted by Friends of MSH and Friends of Hudspeth Center. The volunteer organizations are dedicated to raising funds and awareness for their respective programs and those Mississippians served through them. Employees, volunteers, advocates and other members of the Friends groups hosted the event in order to thank lawmakers for their work in the legislature and for their continued support of the Mississippi Department of Mental Health.
 MSH, a program of the Mississippi Department of Mental Health, was founded in 1855 and facilitates improvement in the quality of life for Mississippians who are in need of mental health, chemical dependency or nursing home services by rehabilitating to the least restrictive environment utilizing a range of psychiatric and medical services that reflect the accepted standard of care and are in compliance with statutory and regulatory guidelines. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission.
 Pictured are (l to r) Kelly Breland, MSH Director of Support Services, Representative Joey Hood and Hudspeth Regional Center Director Mike Harris.

Submitted by Rep. Joey Hood, District 35

This week, members of the House turned their focus toward budget matters, with both the Appropriations and Ways and Means committees very active. The Appropriations committee deals with spending the state’s money and … Read more