Church news

Bluff Springs Baptist, Choctaw

Bluff Springs Baptist Church (Choctaw County) and Pastor Kevin Black invite… Read more

What is wrong with my oak tree?

By Lisa Stewart
Extension County Director, Webster County

Oak leaf blister is a common problem on oak trees in years with cool, wet springs like we have had this year. This disease is caused by… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Recently I came upon the word cynosure, pronounced “SIGH-nuh-sure” or “SIN-uh-sure.” This noun means something that gets attention because of its brilliance and interest. Something that provides guidance or direction … Read more

Striped bass can grow as long as 6 feet

By James L. Cummins
Special to The Progress-Times

The striped bass (Morone saxatilis), or “striper,” is native to most of the East Coast and along portions of the Gulf of Mexico. While stripers mostly inhabit the whole coast surf, reefs, … Read more

Fireworks safety important for 4th of July

By Todd Shettles

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate so take the proper precautions and don’t make this holiday one to regret.
North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora offers … Read more