Producers must report prevented planting acres

Producers need to report prevented planting conditions on form CCC-576 (Notice of Loss) and FSA-578 (acreage report) within 15 days of the final planting date for the crop. The Farm Service Agency is now coordinating final planting dates with AMA…

Webster County grand jury recalled

From Staff Reports Webster County grand jurors were to reconvene Tuesday to consider evidence in felony criminal cases for possible indictment. The grand jury, which was empaneled in January, was to reconvene at the Choctaw County Courthouse in Ackerman. The…

Maben Farmers’ Market grows in Week 3

By Jane Collins Maben Farmers’ Market Saturday was another perfect day for the Maben Farmers’ Market weather-wise. Customers started showing up early, even before official opening at 8 a.m. William Shaw of Webster County brought fresh red tomatoes, baby yellow…

‘Get Set, Read!’ at Maben Library

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library You are invited to “On Your Mark, Get Set … Read!” at the Maben Public Library’s 2016 summer reading program. How the program works: 1. All children ages 4-12 can register. 2. Registration…