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Hot weather tips keep gardeners safe at work

By Gary R. Bachman
MSU Horticulturist
Coastal Research & Extension Center

It’s pretty easy to grow plants when water is plentiful, and that’s the situation much of the time in Mississippi. But sooner or later, the weather gets hot and … Read more

Jail Docket – 07/15/15

July 7
Joni Gonzales, DOB 04-27-78, WF; Webster 5: failure to pay child support.
Tiffany Love, DOB 10-17-71, WF; Webster 5: violation of domestic bond agreement, no DL, disregard for traffic device, no insurance, seatbelt violation and careless driving.… Read more

Letters to the Editor – 07/15/15

Sheriff’s office issues thanks for donation
On behalf of myself and the entire Webster County Sheriff’s Department staff, we would like to thank Cindy Moody of Common Cents Resale Mall and all who made its generous donation to the sheriff’s … Read more

Education notes – 07/15/15

McCulloch among UMMC graduates
Stephanie Benton McCulloch of Brandon has received the doctor of clinical health sciences degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s School of Health Related Professions. UMMC’s 59th commencement was May 22 at the Mississippi Coliseum … Read more

Cut flowers in early morning or late evening

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists

If you plan to make an arrangement from your garden, consider cutting in the early morning when plants are full of moisture.

The flowers and leaves are fresher than during the … Read more

911 Calls – 07/15/15

July 6
3:40 p.m., medical, Golden LivingCenter-Eupora; EMS responds.
5:15 p.m., reckless driver, Hwy. 404, Bellefontaine; Webster SO responds.
6:09 p.m., residential burglary, West Roane Avenue; Eupora PD responds.
6:30 p.m., medical, Natchez Trace Road; Mathiston FD, EMS respond.… Read more

Fertilizing forages can provide deer food

By James L. Cummins
Special To The Progress Times

Most people think that during the summer there is an ample supply of browse for deer to eat. Many people think that since the sweetgums, hickories and oaks are green again, … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 07/15/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

My students read, watch and discuss one of Shakespeare’s plays (I select a different play each semester). Frank Wadsworth’s article, published in World Book Encyclopedia, pointed out that no manuscripts … Read more

Johnson, four Wolverines, honored by MAC

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

East Webster head baseball coach Wes Johnson and four of his Wolverines were recently honored by the Mississippi Association of Coaches following their MHSAA Class 2A State Championship run this past spring.

Johnson was named … Read more