Category: News

Initiative asks adults to #getscreened4dak

By Nathan Gregory MSU Extension Service   Having performed colonoscopies regularly throughout his career, retired gastroenterologist Dr. Sam Pace is experienced in identifying precursors of colorectal cancer. Although he did not feel any of those symptoms himself in 2011, Pace…

4-H’ers celebrate National Nutrition Month

From Club Reports The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club in collaboration with Mississippi State University professor Dr. Marie Assop  and students majoring in nutrition will celebrate National Nutrition Month by hosting several workshops within the month.   The first ones…

NMMC-Eupora encourages heart-healthy foods

By Meghan McClure NMMC-Eupora While weight control and regular exercise are critical for keeping your heart in shape — the food you eat may matter just as much. In fact, along with other healthy lifestyle choices, a heart-healthy diet may…

Maben Public Library decorated for Easter

By Dottie Dewberry The Maben Public Library made a bold move into spring with Easter motif decorating the doors, cabinet tops, curio shelves, windows and bookcases March 3. Bunnies of all sizes and shapes and materials decorate the shelves and…

Local farmers eligible for emergency loans

From Press Reports “Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers, and operators are available through the Chickasaw County Office of the Farm Service Agency,” James A. Love, FSA farm loan manager, said Feb. 23. According to Love, this authority is pursuant to…

Local performs with EMCC Concert Choir

From Press Reports The East Mississippi Community College Concert Choir participated in the 2017 Mississippi Community College Choral Festival that took place Feb. 23-24 at the MSU Riley Center in Meridian. Choir members include Kaylin Williams of Mathiston. EMCC’s choir…

Library Friends hosting Tupelo poet

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library Friends of Webster Library will hold its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. Monday, March 13. Speaker for the March meeting will be Patricia Neely-Dorsey, a Southern poetry writer. Patricia Dorsey , a graduate…

Digital Works coming to The Enterprise area

By Lara Bowman Executive Director The Enterprise of Mississippi The Enterprise area is one of four communities around the state (including Mathiston) participating in the MSU Extension program Digital Works. Digital Works is a national workforce development program that recruits,…

Selecting, planting trees Garden Club topic

From Club Reports Dr. John D. Kushla, who is from the Mississippi State University Extension Service, a forestry specialist and a certified arborist, educated the Maben Garden Clubbers on Feb. 21 at Larry C’s Restaurant on selecting and planting trees…

Woman bound over on child abuse charge

From Staff Reports A Webster County woman charged with child abuse has been bound over to await grand jury action. Stephanie Monique Wofford, 28, appeared in Webster County Justice Court on Friday, where Judge Rebecca Ellison administratively bound her over…