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Spring dead spot evident in Bermuda grass lawns  

Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director Now that warm season turfgrasses have greened up from winter dead circular patches in Burmuda grass lawns, athletic fields and golf courses are quite visible. While the symptoms of this disease problem is…

Know signs and symptoms of stroke

From Press Reports Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death and the leading cause of long-term disability, according to North Mississippi Medical Center- Eupora. Someone has a stroke every single minute. Someone dies from a stroke every 3.1 minutes.…

Avant visits Maben Lions Club

By Jane Collins, President Maben Lions Club MABEN — Lion Omis Avant of Longview community near Starkville visited the Maben Lions Club March 27 to present a program to the noon meeting. Mr. Avant is a wonderful example of someone…

Hospice presents GLC memorial service

From Press Reports Gentiva Hospice presented a memorial service at Golden LivingCenter- Eupora on April 4 at 10 a.m. to remember those residents who had passed during the past four months. Chaplain Lynn Ronaldi of Gentiva Hospice began the program…

Republican Party caucus

The Mississippi Republican Party’s local precinct caucus (10 a.m.) and county convention (3 p.m.) will be April 28 at the Webster County Courthouse. Delegates will be selected for the state convention. All interested are asked to attend.

Library displays Garden Club items

For The WPT The Webster County Public Library is honored to display a part of Eupora’s history. On display are beautifully handwritten programs and scrapbooks of the Eupora Garden Club dating from 1946-87. These items were created before the use…

Youth Leadership Workshop provides future leaders with insight into the cooperative way

By Abby Berry Reprinted from Today in Mississipi The 2012 Electric Power Associations of Mississippi Youth Leadership Workshop brought together future leaders from across Mississippi in an educational and enjoyable atmosphere. At this workshop, some of Mississippi’s brightest high school…

Civil War topic at library

For The WPT Friends of the Library met April 9 at the Webster County Public Library. Dr. Joe Duncan, local veterinarian, shared stories from books on the subject of the Civil War. Those in attendance enjoyed hearing and sharing historical…

Club urges donations for Relay luminaries

From School Reports The Eupora High School Interact Club is a community service organization sponsored by the Eupora Rotary Club. It has participated in many service projects in our area. The club’s current project is encouraging donations for luminaries for…

Webster resident and sister publish books

From press reports Sisters and Ackerman natives, Kelli and Kristi Burton, have always enjoyed reading. It was a very important part of their childhood. Now, as adults, they have begun writing for those eager readers like themselves. They hope their…