Time Capsules – 06/17/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: June 20, 1940 Bill Mellor Opens Repair Business Here William R. Mellor, who for over six years was chief mechanic for Sugg Implement Co., has opened a general repair shop…

Blossom end rot, buckeye rot affecting tomatoes

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly Extension Horticulture Specialists Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director A couple of problems have been occurring with tomato fruit. One is an area of smoky or tangled-thread looking black areas on the side…

More 3rd-graders pass reading test

From Press & Staff Reports   Cumulative school- and district-level passing rates for the Third-Grade Reading Summative Assessment are now available to the public. Statewide, nearly 91 percent of third-graders have achieved a passing score on the Third-Grade Reading Summative…

Jail Docket – 06/17/15

June 9 Christopher Gaston, DOB 04-14-86, BM; SO7: possession of marijuana with intent to sell. June 11 Cody B. Clark, DOB 09-22-81, BM; SO7: MDOC hold: domestic violence. Anthony Shurden, DOB 06-11-96, WM; walk-in: hold for evaluation (released June 13…

Live long: become tobacco-free

From Press Reports May 31 was World No Tobacco Day — a day to support those who have made the choice to live tobacco-free. Everyone needs support and a cheerleader who will continue to push them toward success. The Tobacco-Free…