Month: June 2017

Eupora Rotary Club marks 80th anniversary

From Club Reports   The Eupora Rotary Club celebrated its 80th anniversary June 9 at the Caked Up Café. President Hays Burchfield made a brief presentation followed by fellowship among members, attending spouses, former members and prospective members. They enjoyed…

Stewart raid yields meth, guns

From Press & Staff Reports   Five people face charges after a search of a home in Stewart turned up methamphetamine and weapons, including one stolen from Webster County. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, along with Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics…

Birth Announcement

Harper Kate Tomlinson Davis Proud parents Tommy Davis and Dominque Tomlinson-Davis are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Harper Kate Tomlinson Davis. She was born March 24, 2017, at University of Mississippi Medical Center. Harper Kate was 5…

Former East Webster star transfers to Itawamba

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Pitcher Bailie Springfield, who went undefeated in her final two years while playing at East Webster High School, recently announced she was transferring to Itawamba Community College in Fulton. Springfield spent this past season…

Mathiston SRP

The Summer Reading Program for children is well underway at the Mathiston Public Library. They enjoy crafts, stories and refreshments. The final program is at 1:30 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the library. Those attending June 21 are Jill Carroll (sitting…

Students rewarded for raising ALA funds

From Press Reports Students at Eupora and East Webster elementary schools were rewarded this past spring with fun SuperKids field days by the American Lung Association after raising more than $5,400 to support the organization. EES raised more than $1,900…

Legacy Hospice honored for quality of care

From Press Reports   Starkville Legacy Hospice has been named a 2017 Hospice Honors recipient by Deyta Analytics, a division of HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of web-based home health and hospice software, outsourced billing and coding services, and advanced analytics.…

Fungicides can treat early tomato blight

By Lisa Stewart Extension county director, Webster County What is wrong with my tomatoes? According to Clarissa it is early blight; leaf spot Alternaria solani Recommendation: Early blight of tomato is the most common and severe foliar disease of tomatoes…

Maben cemetery board secretary honored

By Terry Harpole   On June 18, a lady, who does so much for Maben Memorial Garden was honored in the way of a small gift from the board. Miss Nellie Blade has been on the cemetery board for as long…

Dairy specialist strives toward stronger industry

By Jessica Smith MSU Extension Service   Providing expertise and knowledge to Mississippi dairy producers was not always a career goal for dairy specialist Amanda Stone. Stone has been an assistant professor since August 2016 with the Mississippi State University…