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Fulfill taste preferences in a balanced lunchbox

Each of the five major food groups should be represented in a child’s school lunch box, but taking stock of what a child likes eating the most at home can help parents pack a lunch that meets both nutrition needs and preferences (Photo by iStock)

By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications

Packing a balanced school lunch that kids like requires one skill: observation.

Brent Fountain, nutritionist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, recommended that parents recognize what their children like eating the most at … Read more

Folks enjoy shopping, visiting at Farmers’ Market

Ben, Peyton and Carter Flora show off melons grown by their grandfather Henry Flora (second from l.) in Mathiston.

By Jane Collins
Maben Farmers’ Market

Last Friday at the Maben Farmers’ Market William Shaw brought lots of homegrown red and

William Shaw’s cooler full of shelled lima and speckled butter beans

William Shaw’s cooler full of shelled lima and speckled butter beans

green tomatoes and a cooler full of shelled … Read more

New clinic

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Last week’s “Meet and Greet” at Louisville Medical Clinic was a success! Choctaw Regional Medical Center’s new clinic opened on June 8 and is open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. … Read more

In Our Community – 07/22/15

Gods love by Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God love is like a field of red daylilies. It is beautiful to the one who beholds it. Thank you Heavenly Father for all of your blessings. I will forever praise your Holy name. … Read more

Bryant authorizes arming National Guard facilities

From Press Reports

Gov. Phil Bryant has issued an executive order authorizing the adjutant general of the Mississippi National Guard, Maj. Gen. Augustus L. Collins, to arm certain full-time military personnel at military facilities, including certain National Guard recruiting centers.… Read more

A Guide to Writing Letters to the Editor

Writing Letters to the Editor
Letters-to-the-editor are one of the best ways local activists can regularly participate in the governmental process, reaching a large audience for free. Politicians and local opinion leaders rely on such letters to get a read … Read more

MDOT joins Summer Work Zone Awareness Week

From Press Reports

Bright orange safety vests glint in the morning sunlight as roadside construction employees convoy equipment needed for the day’s scheduled work.

The heavy machinery ambles along at a steady pace, and the workers use signals to communicate … Read more

The GOP’s best Trump strategy

Editorial by Jack Ryan
Publisher Enterprise McComb Journal

It has become evident that billionaire Donald Trump doesn’t have an off switch. He is the moth drawn irresistibly to the blue insect zapper of cameras. He’s become infused with too much … Read more