Monthly Archives: January 2015

Avoid diets that forgo necessary components

By Nathan Gregory 
MSU Ag Communications Losing weight and getting in shape are among the most common New Year’s resolutions, so it is no surprise that many health-oriented organizations recognize January as National Fat-Free Living Month. Literally living fat-free, however,…

Editorial Roundup – 01/28/2015

Chassaniol leads charge for secrecy and bad government Every year, certain members of the Mississippi Legislature emerge who do their best to undermine state laws that safeguard the public’s right to know what’s going on in its government. Sometimes, these…

Program helps students examine medical careers

From Press Reports High school juniors considering medical careers in Mississippi may apply by March 18 for an intense and revealing summer program at Mississippi State University. The five-week Rural Medical Scholars summer program at MSU, which will take place…

Forgot New Year’s? Today is the day to quit

Every January 1, people all over the world make New Year’s resolutions. Although New Year’s has come and gone, it’s not too late to quit. Why not get started today? According to the CDC, nearly 7 out of 10 current…

In Our Community – 01/28/15

New Beginnings Lisa Harris It is again time to change the calendars. A new year brings anticipation of a bright future. Will this be the year that I find Prince Charming? Will this be the year I return to a…

Holmes men take control of MACJC North Division

From school reports A 58-point second half helped the Holmes Community College Bulldogs gain sole possession of the North Division lead as Holmes knocked off visiting East Mississippi in Goodman Thursday night by the score of 90-80. With the win,…

Lady Chargers post back-to-back hoops victories

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer The Lady Chargers of Choctaw County High School used relentless defensive pressure in the half court on Saturday morning to open the Mid-Mississippi Challenge with a solid 41-31 victory over Starkville Academy. “We played…