Foust looking for big year with Millsaps Majors

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

When the Majors of Millsaps College play a passing team, Alex Foust’s eyes light up. That gives the former Ackerman High School standout the opportunity to do what he loves, get into the offensive backfield … Read more

Sports Schedules – 07/22/15

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 12
Women’s College Soccer
10 a.m. — MSU at UT-Martin

SATURDAY, AUG. 15
Women’s College Soccer
7 p.m. ‚Äî Memphis at MSU… Read more

Watch for powdery mildew on crepe myrtles

By Lelia Kelly, PhD
State Consumer Horticulture Specialist
Extension Professor
North Mississippi Research and Extension Center

Encourage continued blooming of crepe myrtles by cutting back the tips of the branches as flowers fade. This will remove the developing seedpods and … Read more

Prevent vehicle theft: #protectyourride

From Press Reports

The number of vehicle thefts is shockingly high in the United States, with a vehicle stolen approximately every 45 seconds.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation supports Vehicle Theft Prevention Month, held each July by the National Highway … Read more

Diabetes scams fool with quack cures 


From Press Reports 

Watch out for an email scam promoting medicine for diabetes or other common medical conditions. These messages claim that the products are endorsed by official organizations and offer amazing results, but it’s all a con, according to … Read more