Time Capsules – 08/19/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Aug. 22, 1940

Andy Gump Vegetable
Creating unusual interest in the windows of The Webster Progress office this week was a freak in the way of an eggplant grown by … Read more

911 Calls – 08/19/15

Aug. 10
1:12 p.m., car parked in road, Hwy. 403; MHP responds.
3:16 p.m., medical, Madison Street, Mathiston; EMS, Mathiston FD respond.
4:53 p.m., dispute, Hill Street; Eupora PD responds.
6:40 p.m., reckless driver, Hwy 82; Webster SO responds.
8:50 … Read more

Rebels focusing on upcoming season

The Ole Miss football team continued to prepare for the upcoming 2015 season on Friday..

The fall camp session took place on the practice fields adjacent to the Manning Center, where the Rebels ran plays deep in their own territory … Read more

Smart exterior lighting can help protect wildlife

By Adam Rohnke
Wildlife Extension Associate
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mississippi State University

RAYMOND, Miss. — Lighting has increased human productivity by extending the functional time during a given day to work, play and relax. Exterior lighting for … Read more

Honey bee hazard icon, labels help protect pollinators

Chemical companies have added a new bee hazard icon on labels of certain insecticides to protect pollinators from chemicals hazardous to their health.

Blake Layton, an entomologist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said the icon and the accompanying … Read more