Category: News

Old-fashioned liriope is current garden staple

GIANT -- The Evergreen Giant liriope is a good landscape choice for shady areas that need a large presence. (Photo by MSU Extension Service/Gary Bachman)

By Gary R. Bachman
MSU Horticulturist
Coastal Research & Extension Center

One of the most frequent calls I get in the summer concerns lawns and ground covers under trees, where sunlight is limited. Most callers want grass in these areas … Read more

Tomlinson announces Candidacy for Webster County Sheriff


From staff reports

My name is Brad Tomlinson and I am running as a Democratic Candidate for Webster County Sheriff in the August 4th Election.

I am husband to Chrissy Tomlinson, son of Diane and the late Richard Tomlinson, and … Read more

EHS Class of 1955


Eupora High School Class of 1955 held its 60-year reunion on July 18 at Central Service Grill. Those attending … Read more

Extension app locates Internet connection


From Press Reports

A new mobile application can help Mississippians and visitors find high-speed Internet connections based on location.

Connect Mississippi funded the development of an app and a website that promotes broadband adoption and supports innovative broadband solutions. Both … Read more

On the harmonica

KODAK Digital Still Camera

Maben United Methodist  Church presented a devotion at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora on July 24. … Read more

Newman president of Johns Hopkins fraternity, IFC


By Gwen Sisson

Daulton Newman said during his tenure as president of Alpha Delta Phi at Johns Hopkins University, he wants to continue to build and strengthen the chapter’s bond with the community.

“We have good relations with the community … Read more

Democratic, Republican primaries Tuesday

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Democratic and Republican party primaries in Mississippi’s 2015 elections will be next Tuesday, Aug. 4. Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Circuit Clerk Sherry B. Henderson reminds Webster County voters that … Read more

‘Best of Mathiston’

Nathan Linkins and  Kristi Mewbourn of WFCA Radio in French Camp broadcast in  front of  Trace-Way Restaurant in Mathiston.… Read more

MHSAA slow-pitch softball season nears

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Slow-pitch softball practice began for Eupora High School and East Webster High School earlier this week, as both squads began preparation for the 2015 season that officially begins in the middle of August.

The … Read more