Registration open for ECCC’s Spring Intensive Term

It’s not too late to register for classes at East Central Community College in Decatur for the Spring 2016 Intensive Term II on-campus courses and the Spring 2016 Intensive Term II online courses.

The last day to register for on-campus … Read more

Jail Docket – 01/27/2016

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Dept filed 29 miscellaneous incident reports and 10 incident offense reports last week.

1/16/16 Fred Baber B/M 7/19/87 APD Public Drunk
1/16/16 Melody Rushing Stagg W/F 12/11/72 CSO Burglary of a Dwelling, Poss. of Control Sub. … Read more

New director targets nutrition, health issues

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Sylvia Byrd is committed to improving the nutrition and health of low-resource households through her efforts as the new project director for the Mississippi State University Extension Service Office of Nutrition Education.… Read more

Letter to the Editor – 01/27/2016

A thank you
The best and most beautiful
Things in the world cannot
Be seen or even touched
They must be felt with the heart
-Helen Keller

It’s during this difficult time that we learn how much our friends really … Read more

Nutrition vulnerabilities increase as adults age

By Linda Breazeale
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Even people who can eat almost anything when they are young will eventually begin monitoring their calories, cholesterol, fiber, sodium or sugar as they get older.

Brent Fountain, associate professor of … Read more