Sports schedules

THURSDAY, APRIL 18 College Baseball 6:30 p.m. — Auburn at MSU Prep Baseball TBA — Winston Academy at Kirk (DH) Prep Softball 6 p.m. — Union at Louisville 6:30 p.m. — Starkville at Eupora College Tennis TBA — Men’s SEC…

Super Bulldog Weekend traffic plans released

From school reports STARKVILLE — Mississippi State officials announced parking, traffic and shuttle plans for Super Bulldog Weekend presented by Regions. Fans are encouraged to arrive early for events to allow for time to move about campus. With ongoing expansion…

Retired educators hear healthcare program

By Sandra Dalton The local Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi met April 2 in the Mathiston Public Library. Representatives attending the state meeting in Jackson in March gave an updated report on issues discussed. Suggestions were then made as to…

Sports notebook

Ole Miss rewards Kennedy with new contract OXFORD — On the heels of an NCAA Tournament appearance and SEC Tournament Championship, Ole Miss head basketball coach Andy Kennedy’s contract has been extended to run through 2017, Athletics Director Ross Bjork…

Friends speaker discusses genealogy

By Fran Smith Webster County Branch Librarian Genealogy was the topic of conversation at the April monthly meeting of Webster County Friends of the Library. After a business meeting, Judy Shumpert introduced the speaker, Sheila Fondren. Sheila told the audience…

Storytimes feature Pete the Cat

By Fran Smith Webster County Branch Librarian A new series of books is available for children at the Webster County Public Library in Eupora. The main character of this series is Pete the Cat. Ms. Bonnie read two of the…