Monthly Archives: June 2014

Stay safe around snakes, but let them do their job

By Leslie Burger Wildlife Biologist MSU Extension Service MISSISSIPPI STATE — Despite most people’s fears, snakes are an important part of our natural world and are also helpful to us in many ways. All snakes are predators, meaning they feed…

Gentiva Hospice sponsors Children’s Grief Camp

Golden Triangle Area in North Mississippi, August 8th-10th,   2014 – Gentiva Hospice, a member of the  Gentiva Health Services family of home health and hospice companies, is sponsoring a FREE children’s grief camp – Camp I Believe – for children…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. A sub-plot in Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part One involves the King’s son, Prince Harry, who spends time with a bad crowd, but secretly plans to transform himself into a noble…

Old Waverly becomes home to MSU golf teams

From school reports STARKVILLE — Old Waverly Golf Club, one of the South’s premier golf destinations located in nearby West Point, Miss., will become the new home to Mississippi State men’s and women’s varsity golf programs, the MSU Athletic Department…

Question & answers on food preservation

Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County 662-285-6337 Gardens are starting to come in. Freezing and canning vegetables will ensure that you have fruits and vegetables to enjoy all year long, not just this summer.…

Good pond management leads to healthy fish

by James L. Cummins From Special Reports Many small bodies of water do not produce the amount of fish desired by the owner because of poor planning, bad construction or a lack of good management. A good pond or small…

In our community – God’s Love

By Francie Hemphill God’s love is like a bouquet of orange day lilies. They are beautiful to the one who owns them. Thank you heavenly Father for all of your beauty in nature. I will forever praise your