Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Aug. 7, 1941 First Boll of the Season The first open cotton brought to The Progress office for the season was by Herbert U. Knight, young son of Mr. and…

Sports briefs

Top prep football teams to play at MSU this weekend STARKVILLE — The New Hope Fall Jamboree, featuring match-ups between some of the premier high school football programs in the state of Mississippi, will be held this Friday and Saturday…

Rainbow of TIES

Robert Hamilton provided entertainment at the Controllers Generation II 4-H Club annual Rainbow of TIES (Talented Individuals Encouraging Souls). The speakers were Robert Banks, Robert Duncan and Charles Ware. The event was held at the Sportsplex Annex in Starkville.

4-H club service

The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club of Maben enjoyed assisting others with face painting and Art in Park at the annual “Dancing in the Park” in Starkville. The July 30 event at McKee Park celebrated National Dance.

My View ‘From My Window’

By Helen Neal Smith For a long time I wrote a little column for the paper titled “Bluff Springs From My Window.” I enjoyed doing it and occasionally someone would tell me they enjoyed it. Some thought it was silly…

Extension agent discusses China tour at Rotary

From Staff Reports Lisa Stewart, Webster County coordinator for the Mississippi State University Extension Service, was guest speaker at the Aug. 2 meeting of the Eupora Rotary Club. She was among 10 Extension agents invited to travel to China earlier…