East Webster Invitational set for Jan. 8-9

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The first week of January will be a busy one for the East Webster High School boys and girls basketball teams.

After hosting Winona on Jan. 6, EW will play host to the East Webster … Read more

Sports Schedules – 12/31/14

Junior College Basketball
1 p.m. EMCC vs. Garrett College

Prep Basketball
TBA Kirk Invitational Tournament (Winston Academy entered)
TBA Sam Dale Tournament (Kemper County entered)
Men’s College Basketball
7 p.m. Florida State at Mississippi … Read more

Antlers, not horns, are white-tail buck’s headgear

By James L. Cummins

In many deer camps throughout Mississippi, it is not uncommon to hear someone refer to a white-tail buck’s headgear as “horns.” In reality, those “horns” are actually antlers.

Horns are made of a bony core covered … Read more

MDOT urges safety this New Year’s

JACKSON, MISS. – The year is winding down, and the time of New Year’s resolutions and college football bowl games, family and friends is quickly approaching. This New Year’s, motorists across the state will hit the roads, eager to spend … Read more

Landscape suggestions given for showy bark

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

In winter, garden features such as bark come into their own. If showy bark is missing in your landscape choose from these suggestions … Read more

Time Capsules – 12/31/14

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

50 Years Ago: Dec. 31, 1964

Burglars Hit Local Company
Sometimes last Saturday night, burglars entered the Wonder Bread plant in Eupora by forcing open the back door.

The intruders drilled through concrete … Read more