VFW 5569 receives Award

(From Left to Right) Jones, Armstrong and Tony Ballard

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5569 of Ackerman recently received a Membership Award from Emmit Armstrong, District Commander. … Read more

The Horsehead Nebula recently photographed at Rainwater Observatory

HORSEHEAD IMAGE TAKEN HERE AT RAINWATER 2016

This spectacular and eerie image of the Horsehead Nebula was recently photographed at Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi! It was taken by retired California aerospace engineer, Bill Kennedy, using Rainwater’s powerful 150mm APO Triplet Skywatcher refractor telescope. The total … Read more

Milk provides great taste, good health benefits

Milk, such as this pictured with the Mississippi State University award-winning dairy herd, is rich in vitamin D and calcium. (Photo by Kevin Hudson/MSU Ag Communications)

By Brittany Jacks
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Drinking a beverage that tastes delicious and has good nutritional value is like having your cake and eating it, too.

Brent Fountain, associate professor of food science, nutrition and health promotion … Read more