Category: News

Sports Schedules – 08/19/15

THURSDAY, AUG. 20
Prep Softball
4/6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Kemper Academy
4:30/6 p.m. — Grenada at East Webster
4:30/6 p.m. — French Camp Academy at Winona
5 p.m. — Noxapater at Ethel… Read more

Jail Docket – 08/19/15

Aug. 11
Brenda Conley, DOB 10-24-82, BF; Webster 9: domestic violence and contempt of court.
Okittia Agnew, DOB 07-14-86, BF; Webster 9: DHS warrant and petit larceny warrant.
Aug. 12
Kervin Bell, DOB 12-08-65, BM; SO3: contempt of court/child support.… Read more

Regions named most reputable bank in survey

From Press & Staff Reports

Regions Bank has the best reputation among top U.S. banks according to a survey from advisory firm Reputation Institute and the American Banker Magazine.

Regions Bank has an “excellent” reputation ranking, as defined by the … Read more

Time Capsules – 08/19/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Aug. 22, 1940

Andy Gump Vegetable
Creating unusual interest in the windows of The Webster Progress office this week was a freak in the way of an eggplant grown by … Read more

911 Calls – 08/19/15

Aug. 10
1:12 p.m., car parked in road, Hwy. 403; MHP responds.
3:16 p.m., medical, Madison Street, Mathiston; EMS, Mathiston FD respond.
4:53 p.m., dispute, Hill Street; Eupora PD responds.
6:40 p.m., reckless driver, Hwy 82; Webster SO responds.
8:50 … Read more

Time to start vegetables in cabbage family for fall garden

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly
Extension Horticulture Specialists
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

Now is the time to be starting vegetables in the cabbage family for transplanting to the fall garden.

There is still time to direct-seed … Read more

Rebels focusing on upcoming season

The Ole Miss football team continued to prepare for the upcoming 2015 season on Friday..

The fall camp session took place on the practice fields adjacent to the Manning Center, where the Rebels ran plays deep in their own territory … Read more

Smart exterior lighting can help protect wildlife

By Adam Rohnke
Wildlife Extension Associate
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mississippi State University

RAYMOND, Miss. — Lighting has increased human productivity by extending the functional time during a given day to work, play and relax. Exterior lighting for … Read more

Honey bee hazard icon, labels help protect pollinators

Chemical companies have added a new bee hazard icon on labels of certain insecticides to protect pollinators from chemicals hazardous to their health.

Blake Layton, an entomologist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said the icon and the accompanying … Read more

New wave of phone scams here in Mississippi

From press reports

Mississippi (August 13, 2015) Consumers throughout the state have been reporting scammers calling looking for ways to steal your money or identity. Calls have covered everything from government agencies such as IRS, Social Security, and local sheriff’s … Read more