Cut back petunias to maintain bloom, growth

Petunias are annual bedding plants that are ideal for filling sunny bulb beds or supplying cascades of color in large containers. The selection “Purple Wave” is a durable choice, but even the hardiest petunias will need to be cut back…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: June 30, 1938 Dirt Truck Does a Bob Ripley The following story is told by Justice of the Peace Maurice Herring: “James Edwin Murrah of the Clarkson community, who drives…

Mt. Zion News

By JoAnn Files Bro. Halford brought the message on Sunday. The children will have lunch at the church on Sunday an go to a movie Sunday afternoon. We will have fifth Sunday night singing at 6. Mrs. Mable Putnam and…

MDEQ recycling grants available

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has announced the availability of $1 million in grants for local governments to create, improve or expand recycling programs. Grants of up to $400,000 will be available to fund regional recycling cooperative projects conducted…

Local jailers earn certification

Contreras sprays Jailer Dakota Gant with OC.

From Staff Reports   Ten jailers with the Webster County Sheriff’s Department completed a Detention Officer Certification Course the week of June 3-7 at the Webster County Career and Technology Center. Adam Contreras, training coordinator with the Alfa Training Institute,…