Category: News

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

MDOT provides matching funds for airport project

From Press & Staff Reports

The Mississippi Transportation Commission has authorized the Mississippi Department of Transportation to provide the matching funds for upcoming federal airport improvement projects, including one in Eupora.

The funds will provide 50 percent of the local … Read more

Calendar of Events – 08/19/15

Eupora High open house
Eupora High School open house will be from 5-6 p.m. Aug. 20 followed by an EHS Football Booster meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.

Absentee voting
Sherry B. Henderson, circuit clerk in and for Webster … Read more

ECCC invites public to ‘Meet the Warriors’

The public is invited to “Meet the Warriors” when East Central Community College hosts the annual pep rally and player introductions event scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 24, at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.

ECCC President Dr. Billy … Read more

Wolverines roll in jamboree, play host to Vardaman Friday

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

East Webster got tuned up for the 2015 football season with a 41-0 win over Hamilton in the New Hope Jamboree held at Davis Wade Stadium on the campus of Mississippi State University on … Read more

Public hearing set for Aug. 20

Prairie Opportunity, Inc. Community Action Agency will conduct a public hearing on August 20, 2015 at 4:00 at the Eupora Community Center located at 150 N Dunn St. (adjoined to the Police Department.)… Read more