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Avoid diets that forgo necessary components

MSU AG COMMUNICATIONS/KEVIN HUDSON
Mississippi State University Extension Service dietitians suggest eating more fruits and vegetables in recognition of National Fat-Free Living Month in January.

By Nathan Gregory

MSU Ag Communications

Losing weight and getting in shape are among the most common New Year’s resolutions, so it is no surprise that many health-oriented organizations recognize January as National Fat-Free Living Month.

Literally living fat-free, however, … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 01/28/2015

Chassaniol leads charge for secrecy and bad government

Every year, certain members of the Mississippi Legislature emerge who do their best to undermine state laws that safeguard the public’s right to know what’s going on in its government.

Sometimes, these … Read more

Ramirez selected as ICC Diamond Girl

By Press Reports

Members of Itawamba Community College’s Diamond Girls have been selected for the 2015 baseball season.

They include Marilyn Ramirez of Ackerman; Rebecca … Read more

Ring in the new year by saying goodbye to smoking

By Brittany Jacks
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Smoking can be a hard habit to kick, but it can be done with the right amount of determination.

Quitting smoking is at the top of many smokers’ New Year’s resolutions … Read more

Program helps students examine medical careers

From Press Reports

High school juniors considering medical careers in Mississippi may apply by March 18 for an intense and revealing summer program at Mississippi State University.

The five-week Rural Medical Scholars summer program at MSU, which will take place … Read more

Forgot New Year’s? Today is the day to quit

Every January 1, people all over the world make New Year’s resolutions. Although New Year’s has come and gone, it’s not too late to quit. Why not get started today?

According to the CDC, nearly 7 out of 10 current … Read more

In Our Community – 01/28/15

New Beginnings
Lisa Harris
It is again time to change the calendars. A new year brings anticipation of a bright future. Will this be the year that I find Prince Charming? Will this be the year I return to a … Read more

Holmes men take control of MACJC North Division

From school reports

A 58-point second half helped the Holmes Community College Bulldogs gain sole possession of the North Division lead as Holmes knocked off visiting East Mississippi in Goodman Thursday night by the score of 90-80.

With the win, … Read more

Lady Chargers post back-to-back hoops victories

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Lady Chargers of Choctaw County High School used relentless defensive pressure in the half court on Saturday morning to open the Mid-Mississippi Challenge with a solid 41-31 victory over Starkville Academy.

“We played … Read more