Make a resolution to get more sleep this new year


By Brittany Jacks
Ag Communications

New Year’s Resolutions can be difficult to maintain, but one that is worth keeping is getting more sleep at night.

David Buys, state health specialist for the Mississippi State University Extension Service and researcher with … Read more

Currie serves at Southern Debutante Assembly

Pages and page escorts introduced at the Presentation and White and Gold Ball in December included, from the left, in front, Emorie Ruth Logan Wright of Inverness; Katherine Dale Ratchford of Demorest, Georgia; Elizabeth Campbell Robinson of Indianola; Mary Kathryn McDowell of Jackson and Elizabeth Allen Moor of Indianola; in back, Robert Pepper McDowell and Arthur Dale Currie III, both of Jackson; Joshua Paul Hill of Indianola; Benjamin Spencer Vise of Atlanta; Brooks Alexander Howie of Jackson; Garrett Stephen Johnson of Madison.

From press reports

The Southern Debutante Assembly held its 2014 Presentation and White and Gold Ball on the evening of Dec. 30 at the Greenwood Country Club in Greenwood. Twenty-six debutantes were presented to society at the event.

Flickering candles … Read more

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. remembered, honored

Approximately 50 people attended the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. program on January 19. The program is hosted by the NAACP-Choctaw County at the courthouse in Ackerman.

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

People of Choctaw County came out to remember and honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the annual program held by the NAACP-Choctaw County.

The program was held January 19 at the Choctaw County … Read more

Avoid diets that forgo necessary components

Mississippi State University Extension Service dietitians suggest eating more fruits and vegetables in recognition of National Fat-Free Living Month in January.

By Nathan Gregory

MSU Ag Communications

Losing weight and getting in shape are among the most common New Year’s resolutions, so it is no surprise that many health-oriented organizations recognize January as National Fat-Free Living Month.

Literally living fat-free, however, … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 01/28/2015

Chassaniol leads charge for secrecy and bad government

Every year, certain members of the Mississippi Legislature emerge who do their best to undermine state laws that safeguard the public’s right to know what’s going on in its government.

Sometimes, these … Read more