Engineer completes courthouse survey

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The fire-damaged courthouse is structurally sound and repairable but more testing is needed to verify the load-carrying capacity of the second-floor structure, according to an engineer’s survey.

Structural engineer Mark Watson of Shannon … Read more

Field day showcases White Sand Unit

From Press Reports

 

Mississippi State University’s beef cattle research unit in Pearl River County is hosting a summer field day Aug. 13 to display results of ongoing research projects.

The White Sand Unit of the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry … Read more

Beginning Beekeeping workshops to be held

Three beginning beekeeping workshop will be held by the MSU Extension Service.

July 27 – Workshop on beginning beekeeping from 1-4 PM at the Pike County Extension Office in Magnolia, MS.  Contact Audrey Wilson (awilson@alcorn.edu) if interested in attending.

August … Read more

EPD investigates weekend stabbing

The Eupora Police Department is investigating a weekend stabbing that occurred at an apartment complex.

Police Chief Gregg Hunter said the incident occurred about 3:40 p.m. Saturday at Southwood Acres on Veterans Memorial Boulevard. He said a woman stabbed Isaac … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: July 28, 1938

‘Pre-eminent Desire’ Lands a Bass

It happened at Savannah Lake on Monday afternoon while Peyton Dunning and “Preacher” Guinn were fishing. Both good fishermen, they were not … Read more

McKibben speaker at prayer breakfast

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — You would have been tempted to stay if you had walked into the fellowship hall of Double-Springs Baptist Church the morning of July 21 and smelled the aroma.
This was the regular day for the … Read more