The Mississippi State University Extension Service of Lafayette County offers several classes and programs throughout the year including a recent sewing class that taught first-time sewers the basics of sewing through creating their own potholders and pillows. (February 24, 2012, Page 1B)
Another storm front will be covering most of the Mid-South today through Wednesday and is expected to produce severe thunderstorms that include large hail — like last week’s storm, complete with high winds and possible tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service.
Lafayette County is under a flash flood watch, flood warning and tornado watch until midnight, unless canceled or continued, through Wednesday by the NWS. (April 26, 2011, Page 1)
Master Gardener Ayse Altinakar gives us a crash course in gardening for beginners in today’s Oxford Living.
The rain stopped just in time to prevent the Little Tallahatchie River at Etta from overflowing. At 9 p.m. Wednesday, the river crested at 25.3 feet. Flood level is 25 feet. (March 10, 2011, Page 8)
The Lafayette County Extension Service will conduct private applicator training for certification or re-certification at 10 a.m. March 30. Training will be held in the Lafayette County Extension Auditorium at 101 Veterans Drive. There is a $10 charge for each person who wishes to be certified. This must be paid the day of the class. Bring a check or money order only, made out to MSU-CMREC. For more information, call Jon Ruscoe at 234-4451. (March 16, 2010)