Month: April 2015

Fulgham advances in SkillsUSA competition

From Press Reports Nine East Mississippi Community College students will trek to Louisville, Ky., in June for the chance to become SkillsUSA national champions. In total, 18 EMCC Golden Triangle campus students from six different EMCC programs placed in the…

Lady Eagles picking up steam during the playoffs

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eupora High School Lady Eagles seem to be hitting their stride as the MHSAA Class 2A Fast-Pitch State Playoffs reach their second week. Last week EHS opened the playoffs with a 12-4, 6-1…

Soil now warm enough for planting peas

By David Nagel Extension Horticulture Specialist Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director Tomato growers may be seeing twisted, strapped leaves and petioles on their plants. Tomatoes are sensitive to auxin-like herbicides such as 2,4-D. A neighbor may have applied…

Stay up to date with your medications

By David Dabbs, Pharm.D. NMMC-Eupora   The world of healthcare today can be a complicated place. A different physician for different conditions, multiple medications and appointments to keep can come together to form a potential monster of a schedule to…

Time Capsules

75 Years Ago: May 2, 1940 Hitchhiker Slugs Tomnolen Man Bill Bailey, prominent young man of Tomnolen, was kind-hearted Tuesday afternoon when about four o’clock on highway 82 two miles south of Eupora he picked up a hitchhiker, who after…

Jail Docket – 04/29/15

April 20 R.B. Varner, DOB 11-27-89, WM; MDOC Talford: probation violation (MDOC hold). April 21 Ronald D. Ross, DOB 09-07-71, BM; MDOC Modzelewsk: Circuit Court warrant for embezzlement.

Calendar of Events – 04/29/15

MayFest in the Park The third annual MayFest in the Park will be May 2 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Mathiston park.

Cyclist, 87, dies on Natchez Trace

From Press & Staff Reports MATHISTON — A Wisconsin man riding a bicycle along the Natchez Trace Parkway died April 20. According to park rangers, De Loyd E. Stertz, 87, of Altoona, Wis., was riding his bicycle south on the…

E911 Calls – 04/29/15

April 20 8:39 a.m., alarm, Hwy. 403; Webster SO responds. 9:51 p.m., medical, Clarkson Road; EMS responds. 10:07 p.m., items found in parking lot, Hwy. 82, Mathiston; Mathiston PD responds. 1:25 p.m., man lying in road, Natchez Trace Parkway; parkway…