Local to serve as missionary to Africa

Emily Russell

By Gwen Sisson

For Emily Russell, the summer mission trip to Africa is “a great opportunity to reach out to those who don’t know the good news of Jesus Christ.”
Russell has been appointed through the Mississippi Baptist Student Union … Read more

Rice graduates from MVSU

Photo by Bryn Stole
The Greenwood Commonwealth

MVSU grad Rodney Rice of Eupora with his mother, Carrie Rice.

Johnson came to see his grandson, Rodney Rice of Eupora, receive his diploma. Rice earned his bachelor’s in communications. He said he’d lined up a internship for the summer but planned on being back at Valley in the fall to … Read more

Memorial Ride


rideThe second Cpl. Keith Crenshaw Memorial Ride will be June 7 starting at the old Garan parking lot in Eupora. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the fee is $20; kickstands up at 10 a.m. and refreshments after the ride. … Read more

Smoking cessation difficult but rewarding

It’s never too late to quit using tobacco. No matter how long you have smoked, when you quit, you get healthy benefits almost immediately. Trained people are available to help if you are ready to quit. Just call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or contact your local Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster Counties at 662-283-9838.

From NMMC-Eupora

Quitting smoking is important for your health and provides many benefits but it is not easy. Some people try several times before succeeding.
Smoking causes multiple health risks to you and those exposed to your smoke. It is … Read more