Month: August 2015

MTFC holds quarterly meeting in Ackerman

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery, & Webster Counties held its quarterly Coalition Meeting on August 20, 2015 at Mimi’s Depot Diner in Ackerman. Conducting the meeting was MTFC of Choctaw, Montgomery, &…

‘Bike’ Rally Betas

The Eupora Merchant Association thanks Eupora High School Beta Club members for their help at the Downtown Eupora “Bike” Rally on Aug. 15.

Monster melons

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Johnny Butler of Old Cumberland Road shows off two huge watermelons that he grew. The one on the left weighs 94 pounds and the other weighs 80 pounds.

Farmers’ Market has 1 more Friday

By Jane Collins Maben Farmers’ Market Friday will be the last day for the Maben Farmers’ Market for 2015. We hope to have a farmer or two for the last day.

Lady Eagles take two road wins to improve to 4-0

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Courtney Hatcher had a huge offensive day to lead the Lady Eagles of Eupora to an 11-0 win over homestanding New Hope last Monday, while Delta Newman delivered a clutch bases-loaded double to push…

Lady Wolverines cruise to 4-0 start with two big wins

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Lady Wolverines of East Webster easily improved their slow-pitch softball record to 4-0 on the season with a pair of victories last week. EWHS downed visiting South Pontotoc 13-2 on Tuesday, before rolling…

College sports look

Holmes to open season at Hinds By Austin Bishop Webster Progress-Times The Bulldogs of Holmes Community College were set to open the 2015 football season in Raymond on Thursday as they traveled to take on Hinds Community College. Holmes finished…

Help students get strong starts each school year

By Amy Barefield MSU School of Human Sciences STARKVILLE, Miss. — Success in school depends more on the 16 hours spent outside the classroom than many parents may realize. Physical, emotional and social factors at home contribute significantly to academic…

What do gardeners do in September?

Submitted by Lisa Stewart County Coordinator Webster County Extension Service It’s a little late in the year to plant summer annuals and still too hot for winter annuals. The best way to spend your time is to observe and write…