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VFW 5569 receives Award

(From Left to Right) Jones, Armstrong and Tony Ballard

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5569 of Ackerman recently received a Membership Award from Emmit Armstrong, District Commander. … Read more

The Horsehead Nebula recently photographed at Rainwater Observatory

HORSEHEAD IMAGE TAKEN HERE AT RAINWATER 2016

This spectacular and eerie image of the Horsehead Nebula was recently photographed at Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi! It was taken by retired California aerospace engineer, Bill Kennedy, using Rainwater’s powerful 150mm APO Triplet Skywatcher refractor telescope. The total … Read more

Milk provides great taste, good health benefits

Milk, such as this pictured with the Mississippi State University award-winning dairy herd, is rich in vitamin D and calcium. (Photo by Kevin Hudson/MSU Ag Communications)

By Brittany Jacks
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Drinking a beverage that tastes delicious and has good nutritional value is like having your cake and eating it, too.

Brent Fountain, associate professor of food science, nutrition and health promotion … Read more

GIRLFRIENDS 2016

Francie Hemphill and Ms. E. (as she was called) enjoying GIRLFRIENDS

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Thank you everyone who supported us and our ‘RECYCLING CHRISTMAS TREE”. We were proud to win second place.… Read more

FCA lefty Brooks Warren signs with East Central

Brooks Warren with FCA Coach Nathan Wright, FCA Principal Rusty McKnight, Rob Warren -father , Bob “Chico” Warren- grandafather and Renee Warren-grandmother.

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Raw talent was never a real problem for Brooks Warren on the baseball diamond. By his own admission, a proper attitude was.

“I didn’t have respect for other people and had bad behavioral problems before … Read more

Cancer screening is a ‘no-brainer’

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By Linda Breazeale
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — When is knowing about a family history of colorectal cancer a good thing?

Clark Roman of Starkville said knowing his family’s increased incidence of colon cancer prompted him to have regular … Read more