On a Mission in Mississippi

By Katie Eubanks Northside Sun Staff Writer   Without the cross, Mission Mississippi would be just another nonprofit with nice ideas. But the cross changes everything. That’s what Mission Mississippi staff and board members are praying will happen over the…

Fall, winter gardens offer fresh produce

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Ag Communications   JACKSON – The vegetable garden’s homegrown goodness can last well into the fall and early winter with proper care. Summer vegetables, such as tomatoes, squash, cucumbers and peppers can all be replanted this…

Historical Highlight Luncheon next week

By Press Reports   The August Historical Highlight Luncheon at French Camp Presbyterian Church will be on Tuesday, August 13 at noon. The speaker will Dr. Patrick Hopkins, Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at Millsaps College. Patrick is a 1984…

Verbena: A hot plant for a hot place

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel Extension Horticulture Specialists   Need a good plant for those hot, dry, sunny places? How about verbena? Pink, red, and white-flowering selections are common, but those aren’t your only choices.  One is called “Peaches…

More Back to School Recipes: Brock’s Best!

I have more easy recipes for your busy weeknights! It’s Brock to the rescue! What is better than super home-cooked meals and desserts when you get home from a long and busy day? I have three simple and fabulous recipes…