Military notes – 06/03/15

A1C Christopher Barnhill
Air Force Airman 1st Class Christopher J. Barnhill graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air … Read more

In Our Community – 06/03/15

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

By this time any who read my columns know that I am a ‘tree hugger’ ‘ sometimes literally.  Of all the trees that I have admired and that have made home a place to feel … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 06/03/15

Every so often I feature mind benders, as it were, like the following: What’s the adjective whose first syllable is part of a simile that has clear, and this adjective means favoring or inclined to start quarrels or wars?

A … Read more

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 … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 06/03/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

This writer has attended four Memorial Services at Methodist churches in Winston County this month, carried lunch to three, but came home from Rural Hill, so did not carry food … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 06/03/15

A Louisiana way to grow Medicaid

Charlie Dunagin
McComb Enterprise Journal

Medicaid legislation that appears to be sailing through the Louisiana Legislature should be of interest in Mississippi.

Louisiana lawmakers, led by Republican House Speaker Chuck Kleckley, emphasize they aren’t … Read more

Calendar of Events – 06/03/15

Company Reunion
June 6
American Bosch, AMBAC, United Technologies, Johnson Electric and former employees to have a reunion and lunch, beginning 10:30 A.M. til 2:00 P.M., June 6 at Cattlemen’s Steak and Fish at 301 Tuscaloosa Rd., Columbus, MS.

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MHP issue multiple citations during Memorial Day weekend

From press reports

The Mississippi Highway Patrol concluded the 2015 Memorial Day Enforcement Period May 25 at midnight.

During the period, which began Friday, May 22 at 6pm, MHP issued 5051 citations statewide. Numbers include 126 DUI arrests, 16 drug … Read more