Set out rosebushes now; prune fruit trees

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

Roses — Set out rosebushes now if the ground is not frozen. Choose a sunny spot in the garden with well-drained soil.

You don’t … Read more

NMMC-Eupora offers outpatient cardiac rehab

From NMMC-Eupora

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora provides cardiac rehabilitation for heart patients who recently suffered a heart attack, have undergone heart surgery or had procedures such as stenting and angioplasty. This program is also approved for patients with congestive heart … Read more

Extension holding tomato growing contest


By Lisa Stewart
Extension County Director, Webster County

I am a very competitive person. I like to grow tomatoes in my garden. Can you help me?

Why yes we can! The Webster County Extension service is holding … Read more

Calendar of Events – 03/04/2015

SWCD membership meeting March 9
The Webster County Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual membership meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. March 9 at Walthall Baptist Church.

A speaker will be giving information about wild hogs and a meal will … Read more

Signup period extended for CSP

From Press Reports

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has extended the application deadline signup for the Conservation Stewardship Program general signup until March 13.

Applications are taken on a continuous basis but applications received by this … Read more

Time Capsules – 03/04/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: March 7, 1940

Church Location is Ascertained
T.F. Taylor Jr., chairman of the building committee, announced yesterday the purchase of the lot on the southeast corner of Fox Avenue and … Read more

911 Calls – 03/04/2015

Feb. 23
7:30 a.m., open 911 line, Robinson Road; WSO responds.
7:35 a.m., gas leak, Hwy. 15, Maben; Maben FD, Atmos Energy respond.
8:47 a.m., alarm, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds.
9:15 a.m., reckless driver, Bluff Springs Church Road; … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 03/04/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

“How Strong is Your Vocabulary?” is a 10-word quiz on the Merriam-Webster website.

The user has 10 seconds to answer each question. The faster the correct answer is given, the … Read more