FARMtastic yields agricultural lessons

Lisa Stewart, an agent with the MSU Extension Service in Webster County, explains the importance of rice to Clayton Griffin and Jalen Washington, third-graders from Houston Upper Elementary School. They were at FARMtastic’s Mighty Crops station at the Mississippi Horse Park near Starkville on Nov. 13.

From Press Reports

Third-graders who attended an agricultural event at Mississippi State University Nov. 10-15 can now tell their parents about the sources of food, clothing and other common products.

Oktibbeha County Extension agent Julie White conducted the third annual … Read more

Floyd visiting Eupora with new book


From Press Reports

John M. Floyd will sign copies of his latest mystery/suspense short story collection, “Fifty Mysteries” at the Webster County Public Library at 11:30 a.m. Monday.

The Attala County native and Mississippi State University graduate, who has won … Read more

Rep. Hood discusses upcoming session


By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

I would like to thank you for the honor and privilege of serving as your state representative in the Mississippi House of Representatives. It has been the experience of a lifetime working for and … Read more

Pollards have 1st baby of year at BMH-GT

Colton Pollard, shown by his mother, Lisa Bennett Pollard, was born at 7:48 a.m. New Year’s Day.

From Press & Staff Reports

Congratulations to Lisa and Rodney Pollard of Mathiston for having the first baby born at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in 2015.

Colton James Pollard was born at 7:48 a.m. on Jan. 1. Colton arrived about … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/07/2015

Mens College Basketball
8 p.m. — Tennessee at MSU

Prep Basketball
East Webster Invitational (4 p.m. — Nanih Waiya girls vs. Choctaw County; 5:30 p.m. — Nanih Waiya boys vs. Choctaw County; 7 p.m. … Read more

Qualifying period opens in Mississippi

From Press Reports

The qualifying period for state elected offices is now open in Mississippi. These offices are open for election in 2015:
• Statewide Elected Officials
• State Senators and Representatives
• Transportation and Public Service Commissioners… Read more

Pay up or be locked up

From Webster County Justice Court

The Webster County Justice Court will be collecting past-due fines.

If you owe fines to the court and you are not making timely payments, a warrant for your arrest will be issued. These warrants will … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/07/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

One of my favorite pop music groups from the 1960s and 1970s was Paul Revere and the Raiders. A few years into its career, “Featuring Mark Lindsay” was added to … Read more