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Set healthy priorities to balance life, work

Juggling work, family and health can be a challenge.

By Brittany Jacks
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Creating a healthy balance between work and life is essential to being more productive and focused.

David Buys, health specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service and researcher with the … Read more

Summer program targets rural medical scholars

Smiling Young Doctor

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi high school juniors considering medical careers in their home state have the opportunity to take part in an intense and revealing summer program at Mississippi State University.… Read more

Chargers continue Region 5-3A slate

Danny Woodard (10) flies in for a score.

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High School boys basketball team won two of the three games they played last week to improve to 20-2 overall.… Read more

Throw out excuses when it comes to eating greens

Cooking with healthy vegetables makes for better body health.

By Brittany Jacks
MSU Extension

STARKVILLE, Miss. – They may not wear tights and capes, but greens are super foods.

Kale, collards, spinach, broccoli, cabbage, turnip greens, Swiss chard, mustard greens and all types of lettuce are good sources of … Read more

Look back

Mrs. Betty Sellers of Shreveport provided the copy of the play program.  … Read more

Rotary Classic Rodeo tickets available

The Eupora Rotary Club is partnering with the Starkville Rotary Club to host the Rotary Classic Rodeo, which will be Feb. 12 and 13 at the Mississippi Horse Park in Starkville.

North Mississippi Medical Center is a title sponsor of … Read more

Dripping faucets in freezing weather prevents bursts

By Nathan Gregory
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Homeowners may be wary of wasting water by allowing faucets to drip as a precaution during freezing weather, but they must weigh the cost of higher water bills against the much … Read more

The not-so-shadowy truth about groundhogs

By James L. Cummins
Special To The Plaidealer

Groundhog Day, February 2, is a popular tradition in the United States. But what is it, why is it called such, where did it come from and what does it mean?

Legend … Read more

Newman, Weatherspoon rally MSU past Ole Miss

From school reports

STARKVILLE – Growing up in the state of Mississippi, Malik Newman and Quinndary Weatherspoon were both aware of the Mississippi State-Ole Miss rivalry before taking the floor at the Humphrey Coliseum.

When the lights came on and … Read more