By Amy Barefield
MSU School of Human Sciences
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Grandparents provide a loving, low-cost and flexible alternative to center-based child care for many families across Mississippi. The benefits to the parents, children and grandparents in these situations are … Read more
From C.J. Johnson
Dunbar Rowland’s history of Mississippi continues in this column.
“The civil government of Mississippi, which was overthrown by the force of military authority, had been in operation nearly three years.
Under conditions as they existed for three … Read more
Choctaw County Flea Market
Saturday, October 3, Main Street Parking Lot – Ackerman, from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. No vendor fee, but each vendor will need to fill out an application to reserve a 10′ x 10′ space. Applications … Read more
From school reports
FULTON – Itawamba Community College baseball coach Rick Collier announced the program will host a showcase for upcoming junior and seniors on Saturday, September 26 with registration starting at 10 a.m. with the showcase starting at 11 … Read more
By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Ag Communications
STARKVILLE, Miss. — When brooding chicks are warm, they grow well in poultry houses, but when heaters are not operating efficiently, it drives up the already high cost of broiler production.
This is the … Read more
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