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Cut flowers in early morning or late evening

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists

If you plan to make an arrangement from your garden, consider cutting in the early morning when plants are full of moisture.

The flowers and leaves are fresher than during the … Read more

911 Calls – 07/15/15

July 6
3:40 p.m., medical, Golden LivingCenter-Eupora; EMS responds.
5:15 p.m., reckless driver, Hwy. 404, Bellefontaine; Webster SO responds.
6:09 p.m., residential burglary, West Roane Avenue; Eupora PD responds.
6:30 p.m., medical, Natchez Trace Road; Mathiston FD, EMS respond.… Read more

Fertilizing forages can provide deer food

By James L. Cummins
Special To The Progress Times

Most people think that during the summer there is an ample supply of browse for deer to eat. Many people think that since the sweetgums, hickories and oaks are green again, … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 07/15/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

My students read, watch and discuss one of Shakespeare’s plays (I select a different play each semester). Frank Wadsworth’s article, published in World Book Encyclopedia, pointed out that no manuscripts … Read more

Johnson, four Wolverines, honored by MAC

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

East Webster head baseball coach Wes Johnson and four of his Wolverines were recently honored by the Mississippi Association of Coaches following their MHSAA Class 2A State Championship run this past spring.

Johnson was named … Read more

Time Capsules – 07/15/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: July 18, 1940

Cadaretta Had Rain
J.M. Pendergast, who for scores of years has been “the man who knows” around Cadaretta, states that between July 1 and July 12 over … Read more

911 Calls – 07/15/15

July 6
3:40 p.m., medical, Golden LivingCenter-Eupora; EMS responds.
5:15 p.m., reckless driver, Hwy. 404, Bellefontaine; Webster SO responds.
6:09 p.m., residential burglary, West Roane Avenue; Eupora PD responds.
6:30 p.m., medical, Natchez Trace Road; Mathiston FD, EMS respond.
7:42 … Read more

Company expanding in Oktibbeha County

From Press Reports

Gov. Phil Bryant, the Golden Triangle Development LINK and officials from DPM Fragrance announced Monday the company is expanding through the construction of a new facility in Starkville.

The project will result in a minimum financial investment … Read more