Category: News

Reunion held at old Pheba High School

By Terry Harpole A large crowd turned out May 9 to attend a reunion at old Pheba High School. In 1908, the Mississippi Legislature enacted a law allowing counties to establish agricultural schools in the counties. Pheba High School was…

Know warning signs of depression in seniors

By Nathan Gregory MSU Ag Communications   STARKVILLE, Miss. — Older Americans may become depressed as they face the many challenges aging brings, but spotting the signs and being proactive can limit the illness’s influence. This responsibility starts with the…

Take steps to prevent falls among older adults

By Brittany Jacks MSU Ag Communications STARKVILLE, MISS. — Preventable falls can lead to catastrophic problems for older adults, so it is important to be proactive. David Buys, health specialist with the Mississippi University Extension Service and researcher with the…

Pine Forest flags

GWEN SISSON Special thanks to Joe H. Morehead VFW Post 3806 for donating the flags used to remember veterans at Pine Forest Baptist Church cemetery as part of their memorial services on May 3.

Forward thinking helps navigate legal waters

By Nathan Gregory MSU Ag Communications STARKVILLE, Miss. — Older Americans, along with their caregivers and families, can better navigate legal and financial waters related to aging by making appropriate plans, protecting their identities and being aware of scams. Creating…

Caregivers should manage stress, balance other duties

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Ag Communications RAYMOND, Miss. — Caring for an aging loved one can be overwhelming, especially when balancing the task with family obligations, work and self-care. The challenges caregivers face are different for everyone and depend on…

Wolverines explode for two big innings to win 2A State Championship

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Cody Boland knew what was coming, so the East Webster sophomore pitcher just fell to the ground on the mound after the last out was recorded in his team’s 12-2 MHSAA Class 2A State…

Teacher appreciation

Woodmen of the World Chapter 94 sponsored a hamburger cookout for teachers at East Webster Elementary on May 8 in conjunction with National Teacher Appreciation Week.