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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Main Street Medical Now Associated with WMC

Handle Fireworks With Caution during Fourth of July Celebrations

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- The color red is a Fourth of July trademark, but sometimes it represents danger.

There are more fires reported on Independence Day than any other day of the year. Fireworks account for two out of every five of these fires. Injury rates are highest among 15- to 24-year-olds and second highest among 10-year-olds, according to the National Fire Protection Association.

In Mississippi, children as young as 12 can buy fireworks. State law prohibits cherry bombs, tubular salutes, repeating bombs, aerial bombs and torpedoes.

Focus Manor Now Open

Focus Manor, a residential facility, continues to seek physically
handicapped applicants as residents in this 14 large one bedroom apartments. The facility is opened and manager is on board. Applicants are not confined to Winston County. They can be from any place in the United States. According to Dr. George A. Miller, executive director, “Several people from as far as Chicago, IL have called for applications.”

The purpose of the newly constructed facility is to provide a safe and secure residence for individuals with a certified physically handicap condition. Individuals living in the facility will be low income and not have the financial resources to obtain their own living location.

Interested individuals may apply by contacting Dr. George A. Miller, Executive Director at 662-694-0721.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

An Aspirin a Day May Keep Strokes and Heart Attacks Away

Have you ever heard that you should “take an aspirin everyday” for good health, or “an aspirin a day keeps the doctor away”? If so, have you ever wondered if there was any truth to it? The answer is yes and no.

District Parent of Year Hosts Reception for LHS Seniors

L to R: Rita Eichelberger (center) with daughters
 Montana (left) and Asia Eichelberger (right)
Rita Eichelberger was selected as Parent of the Year 2014-2015 of the Louisville Municipal School District, Louisville, MS.

During the 2014-2015 school year, Rita headed several fundraisers for the band, cheerleaders, the soccer team drama club, TSA and BETA clubs just to name a few. The fundraisers consisted of strawberry sales, the selling of BOGO cards, bake sales, car washes and the selling of t-shirts. As stated by Rita “As the parent of Montana and Asia Eichelberger, I feel it is my job to encourage them to head in the right direction. Because I feel it takes a village to rear a child, what I do for my children I am inclusive of their peers also. My infectious enthusiasm is transferred to all of the children. They wholeheartedly throw themselves into their assignments and really give their all. I instill in them the idea that everyone benefits from our success! In the years to come, they can proudly look back and see the good they have done, be it the cheerleader uniforms or the gymnasium or whatever else we have worked toward. Most importantly, they were encouraged to engage in community service.”

Agricultural Field Day at Noxapater School

For the first time, the Winston County Self Help Youth Group (WCSHYG) hosted Agricultural Field Day at the Noxapater School with 65 students from the 4th, 5th and 6th grade on Monday, May 18, 2015.

The following agencies presented workshops to the eager to learn participants:

Monday, June 29, 2015

Friends of the Library DVD Sale

The Friends of the Library is having a DVD sale – each DVD is $1.00. Great selection to choose from. The Friends are raising money to pay for a new sidewalk sign for the library to replace the one damaged in hurricane Katrina. The one they are using now has to have the letters taped to stay on