Monthly Archives: October 2016

Calendar of Events

MCL Monster Mash Oct. 29 The Mathiston Civic League is sponsoring our first annual Monster Mash on Saturday, October 29 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Mathiston Park. Bring the whole family for a night of fun watching a children’s Halloween…

Nutrition, exercise help moms deliver healthy babies

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Extension Service Proper nutrition, physical activity and food safety precautions can help pregnant women deliver healthy babies. Niti Puri, a dietetic intern in the Mississippi State University Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion, said…

4th Annual Pumpkin Contest winners announced

Submitted by Juli Hughes MSU Extension – Choctaw County The 4th annual Pumpkin Contest was held Saturday, October 22 at Jack O’Lantern Jam.  Youth and adults entered thirteen creative pumpkins.  The Pumpkin Contest is sponsored by Choctaw County Extension Master…

MDOT Supports Teen Driver Safety Week

From press reports Teen Driver Safety Week is October 16-22, 2016 For many Mississippi teens, obtaining a driver’s license represents a coming of age moment charged by a newfound sense of freedom. Although this lifetime milestone expands independence for teens,…

In Our Community

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin Two weeks from Tuesday the election will be over, all but the crying.  No matter which candidate wins the people of America that put their blood sweat and tears into keeping the wheels turning (and…