News

Compost corn stalks or plow them under for best use

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly

Extension Horticulture Specialists

Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

 

Sweet corn harvest is over for most of us. The stalks need to be taken care of. A few gardeners use corn stalks … Read more

A personal examination of Alzheimer’s disease

Written by Marcella Moore

 

One cold and dismal evening, sometime past in Webster County, buzzards flew from the loft of Mrs. Tallie’s dilapidated barn and hovered over Blondy’s body. Blondy, a horse, had died a few days ago in … Read more

Colossal Coaster World VBS

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First Baptist Church of Eupora hosts Colossal Coaster World Vacation Bible School this week. The 4-year-old class is “riding the Colossal Coaster” as part of its Bible study time on the first day. Come join VBS today beginning at 5:30 … Read more

Walters-Fondren

Richard and Lisa Walters of Pearl happily announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Chelsea, to Chase Fondren, son of Shawn and Diana Fondren of Florence.

Maternal grandparents are Steve and Alice Price of Richland and Henrietta Anderson … Read more

Sturgis Library ‘digs into reading’

For the WPT

 

The library at Sturgis was “Digging into Reading” on June 27 by studying a unit on worms, which was presented by Dottie Dewberry of Maben. Dewberry is a veteran teacher of 37 years; she taught junior … Read more

Medicaid bills continue vital services

By Rep. Joey Hood

District 35

 

On June 24, Gov. Phil Bryant called a special session of the Legislature for June 27. This was the second extraordinary special session called by Gov. Bryant in 2013.

This special session was … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

July 14, 1938

Montevista News:

Mr. J.H. Pepper spent last weekend with his daughter, Mrs. Iva Low at Tunica.

Mr. Hugh Tabb McDade of Doddsville visited his grandparents, Mr. and … Read more

Overcast at Maben Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager

Maben Farmers’ Market

 

The weather looked threatening as the Maben Farmers’ Market opened at 7 a.m. Saturday, and although the clouds moved in, the rain held off and then completely went away by afternoon. Both … Read more

Anne Buys vying for MAOTeen title

From Press Reports

 

Anne Elizabeth Buys, 17, of Vicksburg, will be among 52 of the country’s most talented, bright and beautiful young women, ages 13 to 17, in Orlando, Fla., to compete in the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen competition, … Read more