Month: May 2015

Forward thinking helps navigate legal waters

By Nathan Gregory MSU Ag Communications STARKVILLE, Miss. — Older Americans, along with their caregivers and families, can better navigate legal and financial waters related to aging by making appropriate plans, protecting their identities and being aware of scams. Creating…

Pine Forest flags

GWEN SISSON Special thanks to Joe H. Morehead VFW Post 3806 for donating the flags used to remember veterans at Pine Forest Baptist Church cemetery as part of their memorial services on May 3.

Caregivers should manage stress, balance other duties

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Ag Communications RAYMOND, Miss. — Caring for an aging loved one can be overwhelming, especially when balancing the task with family obligations, work and self-care. The challenges caregivers face are different for everyone and depend on…

Wolverines explode for two big innings to win 2A State Championship

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Cody Boland knew what was coming, so the East Webster sophomore pitcher just fell to the ground on the mound after the last out was recorded in his team’s 12-2 MHSAA Class 2A State…

Teacher appreciation

Woodmen of the World Chapter 94 sponsored a hamburger cookout for teachers at East Webster Elementary on May 8 in conjunction with National Teacher Appreciation Week.

East Webster ranks among ‘Best High Schools’

From Press & Staff Reports East Webster High School is among schools recognized in the 2015 Best High Schools rankings, released May 12 by U.S. News and World Report. The national media company looked at more than 29,000 public high…

Planning helps seniors benefit from doctor visits

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Ag Communications RAYMOND, Miss. — The stress of managing personal health can be physically and emotionally draining for senior citizens and their families, but proper preparation for routine doctor visits can help older adults stay active…

Alaska raptors leave the nest

JUSTIN CONNAHER/USAF Airman 1st Class Joshua Croft, a native of Eupora assigned as a crew chief to the 90th Aircraft