Calendar of Events – 07/08/15

EHS Class of 1965 reunion
Eupora High School’s Class of 1965 will have its 50-year reunion July 10-11:
6 p.m. Friday: Barbecue at Sandra and Gene Murray’s, West Point (reservations required)
1-3 p.m. Saturday: Gathering for all graduates of EHS, … Read more

State of Mississippi leads nation in smoke-free ordinances

From press reports

Mississippi ranks first when it comes to passing comprehensive municipal smoke-free air ordinances in 2014. Americans for Nonsmokers Rights designated Mississippi as the 2014 first place winner of the Smoke-free Challenge national award.

Last month, the 14 … Read more

Lions All-State Band celebrates 31st win

From the Maben Lions Club

The Mississippi Lions All State Band has done it yet again — champions for the 31st time in its history.

The band, which consists of 145 of the best high school band members from all … Read more

Time Capsules – 07/08/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: July 11, 1940

Floods Cause Great Damage
Webster Countians got firsthand knowledge of “flash” floods and river overflows on Sunday and Monday as the heaviest rainfall in several years sent … Read more

Not my roses! Keep deer out of the garden

By Jessica Tegt
Wildlife Extension Professor
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture
Mississippi State University

Summer in Mississippi brings a bountiful buffet of fruits, vegetables, flowers and shrubs to enjoy — but not just for people. White-tailed deer, avid plant … Read more