Month: August 2014

Foundation supports new veterans facility

From Press Reports The G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery Foundation has made a $100,000 challenge commitment to the late U.S. congressman’s alma mater for a new campus veterans

Add appeal, save on a remodeling project

(Family Features) For those who wish to make updates to their home, the kitchen is a great place to begin. According to the 2013 Cost vs. Value report from Remodeling

Soybean growers hope to harvest record yield

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Ag Communications Mississippi soybean growers are on track to harvest a record yield this year despite the cool, wet weather that kept most producers behind schedule by two to three

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Recently in the Theatre Appreciation class we were studying the “love-poem scene” in Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.” Orlando traipses through the Forest of Arden hanging

Lady Wolverines keep on rolling on way to 4-0 start

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress Times So far this season the East Webster slow-pitch softball team has outscored its opponents a whopping 79-4 on the way to a 4-0 start. The Lady Wolverines defeated South Pontotoc 19-2 and Noxapater…

Center hires experts to address wild hogs

Mississippi State University’s Center for Resolving Human-Wildlife Conflicts has announced the addition of two new staff members to address the growing challenge of

Calendar of Events

Mobile Vet Center coming to Eupora The Department of Veterans Affairs Mobile Vet Center from Jackson will be in Eupora Aug. 28. The VA is committed to reaching out and making a personal veteran-to-veteran

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Aug. 31, 1939 1st Cotton Came Aug. 23 On Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 23, two bales of cotton were ginned in the county, one