News

EMCC Lions looking for fresh challenges during 2015 season

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — You won’t hear East Mississippi Community College head football coach Buddy Stephens utter the words “defending champions” very often.

The veteran coach, entering his eighth season at EMCC, says what’s in the … Read more

New wave of phone scams here

From press reports

Mississippi (August 13, 2015) Consumers throughout the state have been reporting scammers calling looking for ways to steal your money or identity. Calls have covered everything from government agencies such as IRS, Social Security, and local sheriff’s … Read more

Editorial roundup – 08/19/15

This just doesn’t seem right

By Charlie Dunagin
Editor McComb Enterprise Journal

You’d think the state auditor’s office would have more pressing business than harassing former Waveland police officers who lost their weapons in Hurricane Katrina and had them replaced … Read more

Smart exterior lighting can help protect wildlife

By Adam Rohnke
Wildlife Extension Associate
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mississippi State University

RAYMOND, Miss. — Lighting has increased human productivity by extending the functional time during a given day to work, play and relax. Exterior lighting for … Read more

Calendar of Events – 08/19/15

Turning Tide
The MSU Extension Service- Choctaw County’s Turning the Tide on Poverty project is offering free adult computer classes. Class size is limited to 10 people and will be held Sept. 9,16, 23, and 30 from 9:30 a.m. -11:30 … Read more

The power of water in your life

Written by: Pamela Redwine, Nutrition & Food Safety Area Agent
Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Director
Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County

Everyday I take a bottle of water to work with me with the goal of drinking … Read more

Berries are better than ice cream when done right

Written by: Pamela Redwine, MSU Extension Service
Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator/Family & Consumer Science Agent/4-H
MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County

Berries are a decadent treat of summer. They are a health benefit as their potassium helps keep … Read more

Sports Schedules – 08/19/15

THURS, AUG. 20
Prep Softball
4/6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Kemper Academy
4:30/6 p.m. — Grenada at East Webster
4:30/6 p.m. — French Camp Academy at Winona
5 p.m. — Noxapater at Ethel… Read more