Cut flowers in early morning or late evening

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists

If you plan to make an arrangement from your garden, consider cutting in the early morning when plants are full of moisture.

The flowers and leaves are fresher than during the … Read more

911 Calls – 07/15/15

July 6
3:40 p.m., medical, Golden LivingCenter-Eupora; EMS responds.
5:15 p.m., reckless driver, Hwy. 404, Bellefontaine; Webster SO responds.
6:09 p.m., residential burglary, West Roane Avenue; Eupora PD responds.
6:30 p.m., medical, Natchez Trace Road; Mathiston FD, EMS respond.

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Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 07/15/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

My students read, watch and discuss one of Shakespeare’s plays (I select a different play each semester). Frank Wadsworth’s article, published in World Book Encyclopedia, pointed out that no manuscripts … Read more

Johnson, four Wolverines, honored by MAC

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

East Webster head baseball coach Wes Johnson and four of his Wolverines were recently honored by the Mississippi Association of Coaches following their MHSAA Class 2A State Championship run this past spring.

Johnson was named … Read more

Time Capsules – 07/15/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: July 18, 1940

Cadaretta Had Rain
J.M. Pendergast, who for scores of years has been “the man who knows” around Cadaretta, states that between July 1 and July 12 over … Read more