News

Take soil temperature to determine planting time

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly

Extension Horticulture Specialists

Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

 

Few vegetables withstand temperatures below 15 degrees. The good thing about Mississippi weather is that you can plant some more after the cold … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
vocabulary.

On the Vocabulary Can Be Fun website I came upon a strategy of how to expand vocabulary. Divide your vocabulary into three groups. The first category has words you’re confident … Read more

Dr. Martin Luther King Day activities 2014 planned

By Press Reports

 

The Dr. MLK Commemoration Committee will host its 16th Annual Image Award Banquet on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at the Kosciusko High School Commons. Social Hour begin at 6:30 followed by the program at 7:00. This … Read more

MDOC employees receive recognition awards

By Press Reports

 

The Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) announced today the October, November and December Mississippi State Penitentiary and Region I Community Corrections employee award recipients for the fourth quarter of 2013.

Local MDOC employees receiving awards are … Read more

Teens and Social Media: Posting violent video occurs

By Daniel Brunty

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

With our culture steadily incorporating social media into our everyday lives, it is important that communities recognize the effect it is having on our younger generations.

Teenagers are one of these groups that … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Rudolph R. Hughes

Kilmichael, Ms.

Mr. Rudolph R. Hughes, 85, died 1/9/14 in Greenwood Leflore Hospital, Greenwood, Ms. Services were held 2 PM Sunday, 1/12/14 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora, with burial in the Ebenezer Cemetery in … Read more

Mentors key to small business owner success

(Family Features) You have a compelling business model … ambition … entrepreneurial spirit. Add in a solid business plan and the necessary capital, and you may be well on your way toward launching a business. But before you take the … Read more