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Plant natural nectar feeders for hummingbirds

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

Provide more nectar for hummingbirds by planting “natural nectar feeders.”

These include trumpet honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens), cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis), crossvine (Bignonia capreolata), morning … Read more

Developmental Screening Day upcoming Aug. 18

From Press Reports

The Early Years Network: Special Needs program is hosting a free Developmental Screening Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Starkville Aug. 18.

A team of early childhood specialists with the network’s special needs program will … Read more

Opening nears for Tux, Taps, Tiaras, Etc.

From Press Reports

Tux, Taps, Tiaras, Etc. is a pretty big name for a store but owners Mary Hendrix and Gwenn Rico say that it’s exactly what they will be providing at their new Main Street business here in Eupora. … Read more

Extension hosting deer management workshops

From Press Reports

The Mississippi State University Extension Service is offering two deer management workshops in August to hunters and professionals working with white-tailed deer populations.

The first workshop will be held at the Mississippi Natural Science Museum in Jackson … Read more

Political signs illegal in rights-of-way

From Press Reports

The Mississippi Department of Transportation reminds political candidates that campaign signs are not permitted on state highway right-of-way.

To maintain traffic safety, these rules govern the placement of signs:… Read more

911 Calls – 07/29/15

July 20
11:18 a.m., 911 open line, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora Police Department responds.
12:20 p.m., dog complaint, Hill Street; EPD responds.
12:45 p.m., disturbance, Hill Street; EPD responds.
2:05 p.m., medical, West Roane Avenue; Emergency Medical Services responds.
2:26 … Read more

Local elections have the greatest impact

From press & staff reports

The presidential election isn’t the only one you should be fired up to influence at the ballot box. In fact, your local representatives, supervisors, sheriffs, circuit clerk, and chancery clerk have more day-to-day impact on … Read more

Time Capsules – 07/29/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Aug. 1, 1940

Progress Fair
From time to time the windows of The Webster Progress are filled with displays of rare specimens of vegetables and often with freaks found on … Read more

MHSAA ruling has no effect on French Camp

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

FRENCH CAMP — For now, nothing has changed in what determines a student’s athletic eligibility at French Camp Academy.

A ruling last week by the executive committee of the Mississippi High School Activities Association … Read more