News

It’s an ideal time for cool-season vegetables

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly
Extension Horticulture Specialists

The frosty nights and days in the 60s are ideal for many cool-season vegetables.

Christmas broccoli and cauliflower should be starting to head now. Keeping the developing heads dry to prevent … Read more

Calendar of Events – 12/17/14

Blair Batson toy drive
A toy drive is being conducted for the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson.

New and unwrapped toys may be dropped off at the Webster County Sheriff’s Department, 87 Government Ave., Eupora. The deadline … Read more

Correction – 12/17/14

Eupora Elementary School student Tyler McCluskey placed third in the third-grade division of the 2014 Webster County District Spelling Bee. His last name was misspelled in a Dec. 10 article and cutline.… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/17/14

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I encourage you to visit the website titled Reader’s Digest: Word Power. This webpage provides vocabulary building words from the monthly family magazine’s “Word Power” column, audio pronunciations of each … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 12/17/14

Bailey thanks Eagle Scout project helpers
My name is William “Brett” Bailey and I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank all those who helped make my Eagle Scout service project a huge success.

I started my project to … Read more

Area students graduate from EMCC in December

East Mississippi Community College held 2014 fall graduation ceremonies Dec. 12 at its Scooba and Golden Triangle campuses.

The ceremonies included students who graduated during the summer and fall semesters at the Scooba, Golden Triangle, Columbus Air Force Base, Naval … Read more

911 Calls – 12/17/14

Dec. 8
7:25 a.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds.
9:58 a.m., alarm, Hwy. 404; Webster SO responds.
1:10 p.m., MVA, Hwy. 82; MHP, WSO responds.
1:59 p.m., medical, Mt. Vernon Road; EMS responds.
11:22 p.m., … Read more

Obituaries – 12/17/14

Mary Catherine Brewer
Dec. 12, 2014
Graveside services for Mary Catherine Brewer, 77, were Dec. 14, 2014, at Enon Cemetery in Ackerman with the Rev. Danny Irvin officiating.

She was born Sept. 13, 1937, in Memphis, Tenn. Mrs. Brewer was … Read more