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Nutrition vulnerabilities increase as adults age

By Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications STARKVILLE, Miss. — Even people who can eat almost anything when they are young will eventually begin monitoring their calories, cholesterol, fiber, sodium or sugar as they get older. Brent Fountain, associate professor of…

Editorial Roundup – 01/27/2016

Eaton a victim of ‘home cooking’ It was clear from the start that the Republicans in the state House of Representatives were going to figure out a way to overturn an election in east Mississippi that kept them one vote…

GCS honor roll

Grace Christian School Honor Roll 1st Grade Headmaster: Cade Gregory, Marshall Miller, Laci Montgomery, Eli Burdine, and Charlie Peeples 2nd Grade Headmaster: Allie Jenkins, Brooklyn Prince, Sterling Chambers, Cooper Randle, Daniel Butler and Ian Petite. 2nd Grade Honor Roll: Emmett…

Calendar of Events – 01/27/2016

NARFE Meeting Jan. 28, 11:00 a.m., The National Active & Retired Federal Employee’s Association (NARFE) at the Hilton Garden Inn in Starkville. Guest speaker will be Jamey Bachman, Executive Director of Volunteer Starkville. All active and retired federal employees are…

French Camp hoops set to host McAdams Friday

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer The French Camp Academy basketball teams are looking to pick up a region win this week when they host Ethel on Tuesday and McAdams on Friday. Last week’s action saw the boys and girls both…

In Our Community – 01/27/2016

A Thought For Today By Ernestine Kennedy And he said unto them all, if any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me. For whosoever will save his life shall…

Cold weather impacts energy use, bill

From Press Reports Officials at 4-County Electric Power Association are encouraging their members to ring in the new year with some energy efficiency methods. Weather affects electric use and can drive everyone’s bills up. People can help keep their energy…

Sports Schedules – 01-27-2016

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27 College Basketball 6 p.m. — Auburn at Ole Miss THURSDAY, JAN. 28 Prep Basketball 6 p.m. — Hebron Christian at Kemper Academy Junior College Basketball 5:30/7:30 p.m. — EMCC at Northeast Mississippi 5:30/7:30 p.m. — East Central…

Obituary – Mr. Charlie Hunt, Jr

Ackerman, MS Charlie Hunt, Jr., 86, a supervisor for Wonder Bread Company, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016 at the Golden Living Nursing Center in Eupora, MS. Mr. Hunt was born September 2, 1929 in Choctaw County. He was a…

Obituaries – 01/27/2016

Earnestine Stevenson Haste Jan. 14, 2016 Memorial services for Earnestine Stevenson Haste, 83, of Ackerman were Jan. 21, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Roger Griffith officiating. She was born Nov. 15, 1932, in Choctaw County.…