MSU Extension programs address obesity problem

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service Recent data suggests Mississippians are learning that more is not always better when it comes to body weight. The adult obesity rate has been increasing in the state for many years, but a recent…

Obituaries

Elsie Gene Cooper Cockrell Sept. 18, 2016 Services for Elsie Gene Cooper Cockrell, 79, of Tupelo were Sept. 21, 2016, in the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with the Rev. Matt Scopel officiating. Burial was in Lee Memorial Park.…

Live at The Lake Saturday October 1

Burnt Orange Studio, City of Louisville, Chamber of Commerce and Lake Tiak O’Khata proudly presents. TRES GONDOLEROS Oct. 1 at Lake Tiak Okhata. Comprised of Mark Goldbeck of Jefferson City, MO on piano and vocals, Fernando Alois of Caracas Venezuela…

Our hunting guide for all in today’edition

Dear Sportswomen… Being a wife, mother and holding down a full time job can get a little stressful at times, but thats life – and I wouldn’t change it for anything. I’ve come to realize in the last several years…

In our community

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin My article will be short this time – don’t know if that will be received as good or bad.  Anyway, I am in the throes of digging out corners and moving spider webs.  For some…

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 58 Miscellaneous Incident reports and 7 Incident Offense reports this week. 9/16/16 Deshan Shannon B/F 2/19/78 APD Disturbing the Peace 9/16/16 Larryn Lee Miller B/M 1/3/96 CSO Bench warrant/No D.L., No D.L., No Insurance,…