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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Lafayette County Extension Service

Master Gardener 2014 Training Course Class registration begins

Master Gardener Collen B. McChesney writes about the upcoming Master Gardener training course that will be held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8 a.m. to noon, beginning Sept. 9 until Oct. 14. (July 25, 2014, Page 2B)

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    Summer Sewing School

    The Lafayette County 4-H Extension Services offered a 4 day sewing school for kids ages 10 to 18. Kids made a variety of door hangers, bags and a pillow case. (June 6, 2014, Page 1B)

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      Learning the basics of sewing

      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)

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        More storms expected

        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)

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          Gardening made simple

          Master Gardener Ayse Altinakar gives us a crash course in gardening for beginners in today’s Oxford Living.

           (April 1, 2011, Page 2B)

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            Little Tallahatchie River threatens to spill over due to heavy rains

            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)

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              Private applicator training class

              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)

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