Rep. Hood gives update as bills die

The deadline for House committees to pass Senate bills occurred Tuesday. Any Senate bills that did not make it out of these committees died. Throughout the rest of the week, the House met to discuss Senate bills as a whole.…

Requesting submissions for Profile 2017

The Webster Progress Times is gearing up for its 2017 Profile Edition premiering late March. The Webster Progress Times’ Profile Edition is our biggest edition of the year, packed with articles and pictures regarding the county’s main happenings over the…

Jail Docket

Feb. 28 Peter Nikolaisen, DOB 0123-79, WM; Eupora 6 for Winona: contempt/failure to appear. Christopher Halsdorf, DOB 01-09-81, Eupora 7: no insurance, suspended DL and felony domestic violence-two counts. March 1 Antwan Bailey, DOB 10-19-92, BM; MHP/G1: speeding 107 in…

Organic farm hosts alliance field day

By Susan M. Collins-Smith MSU Extension Service Farmers interested in organic production methods can tour a Mississippi farm dedicated to teaching students and using pioneering production and marketing strategies during an upcoming field day. The Small Farm Training Center in…

Learn about ecosystems at BioBlitz events

By Susan M. Collins-Smith MSU Extension Service Students, teachers and community members can participate in two separate interactive events to learn about their local ecosystems. The Mississippi State University Extension Service will partner with the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science,…

Initiative asks adults to #getscreened4dak

By Nathan Gregory MSU Extension Service   Having performed colonoscopies regularly throughout his career, retired gastroenterologist Dr. Sam Pace is experienced in identifying precursors of colorectal cancer. Although he did not feel any of those symptoms himself in 2011, Pace…