STARKVILLE—Mississippi students attending pre-kindergarten programs are more likely to succeed in the K-12 environment than their peers who enter the system without a pre-K experience, researchers at Mississippi State University have found.
For the first time, using student-level data from … Read more
October 4 through October 10, 2015 is Mental Illness Awareness Week.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is calling on everyone to learn the symptoms of mental illness conditions such as depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia and to “go … Read more
The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 79 miscellaneous incident reports and 5 incident offense reports this week.… Read more
From press reports
WoodmenLife Chapter 373 of Ackerman is stepping up in support of Hunger Action Month, and the organization’s National Community Focus to fight hunger, by raising money online for Broken Wings Food Pantry. The pantry is run by … Read more
THURSDAY, SEPT. 24
4:30/6 p.m. — Eupora at East Webster
5/6:30 p.m. — Louisville at Caledonia
5/6 p.m. — French Camp at Nanih Waiya
5:30/6:30 p.m. — Starkville at Choctaw County… Read more
By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw County High School volleyball team won two of three matches last week, including an impressive 2-1 three-set win over a talented Water Valley squad on Thursday.
The Lady Chargers opened last week with … Read more
From combined reports
GRENADA — After trailing 16-0 in the second quarter, the Holmes Community College Bulldogs scored 14 unanswered points to pull within two points in the third, but East Central added two more scores to pull out the … Read more
Ro-Tel dip, or cheese (queso) and chili dip, has a long history in the south and just about everywhere in the United States. Diced tomatoes with green chilies are popular in many regions with Hispanic influence, and they are equally … Read more
From press reports
A symposium at Mississippi State aims to explore the struggle of African American voting rights and highlight how those historical struggles affect today’s society.
Ulysses S. Grant, during whose administration the 15th Amendment became part of the … Read more
From school reports
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – For the second straight year, Ole Miss and Alabama delivered an instant classic on the gridiron. Behind five turnovers forced by the Landshark defense, the No. 11 Rebels won 43-37, defeating the No. 2 … Read more