News

‘Ghostly’ author speaking in Ackerman

By Jan Ballard

MSU Extension Service

 

Area residents may meet Mississippi author Merle Temple and discuss his new book, “A Ghostly Shade of Pale,” at 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman.

Sponsored by the … Read more

Rotary honors EHS’s Brister

From Staff Reports

 

The Eupora Rotary Club honored Mary Kathryn Brister as Student of the Month on Sept. 3.

The Eupora High School senior is president of the Student Council. She served as reporter, secretary and vice president of … Read more

Calendar of Events

Quick Bites

These Quick Bite programs are being held at the Webster County Extension Office from noon-1 pm. Bring your lunch and join us. Please call 258-3971 to register for each.

Sept. 12, Composting for Your Home & Garden, Dr. … Read more

School enrollment shows steady increase

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress Times

The Webster County School District is steadily showing signs of improvement on all fronts as it reports an increase in school enrollment for the third school year.

The school district as a whole … Read more

Story hour features ‘Chrysanthemum’

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

It was like the first-day-of-school-at-the-return-from-summer-vacation story hour at the Maben Library on Sept. 6.

Cute little girls, all dressed in bright colors, bows and twinkle toes, and little boys, all neat and trim … Read more

Clarkson road crash

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Walthall firefighters use the Jaws of Life to remove the entire side of a crashed vehicle to safely remove an occupant. The Walthall Fire Department’s Engine 6 & Rescue 6 were dispatched to the one-vehicle accident with injuries at 10:53 … Read more

Fun reward follows improved test scores

Rolison and McMullen are flanked by students after being squirted with ketchup.

From School Reports

 

These students raised their test scores on either the Language Arts, Mathematics or Science 2013 MCT2 test by 30 points and got to enjoy squirting Trey Rolison (Eupora Elementary School principal) and Bobby McMullen (School Board … Read more

East Webster Homecoming Court

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East Webster High School will have Homecoming festivities Friday on the football field during halftime of the game against Nettleton, which begins at 7 p.m. EWHS urges fans to come out and support the Wolverines.

 

East Webster’s Homecoming court … Read more

MSU scientists study reproduction mysteries

Mississippi State University research associate Christy Steadman of Clarkson examines eggs that have incorporated quantum dot nanoparticles during intraovarian follicle growth. 
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By Linda Breazeale

MSU Ag Communications

 

Mississippi State University scientists are working to find out why some pregnancies are successful and others are not.

Jean Feugang, a research assistant professor in the Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences, is … Read more