Students assist at State Capitol

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(L-R): Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman), William Bailey, Addison Horne and Speaker Philip Gunn.

By Press Reports

Addison Horne from Ackerman and William Bailey of Mathiston recently served as pages for the Mississippi House of Representatives.  Pages generally run errands for officials and House staff.  Representative Joey Hood (R-Ackerman) sponsored their visit.… Read more

Bills on House will affect each home


By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

Monday, January 19, marked the deadline for the “introduction of general bills and constitutional amendments.” Once bills have been introduced, they are referred to committees. For the next two weeks House members will focus … Read more

New adventure ahead


By Amanda McBride

It’s crazy how life changes, dreams change, new opportunities come and all of the emotions that come with change.

Change or as I like to call it a new adventure will begin this coming Monday, February 2. … Read more

MSU programs promote children’s dental health

Mississippi State University Aiken Village Preschool student Deshaun Phillips brushes his teeth to prevent cavities and maintain good dental hygiene on Feb. 18, 2013. (Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Scott Corey)

By Kaitlyn Byrne
MSU Office of Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE – The path to healthy teeth begins in childhood, and two Mississippi State University programs are working to teach proper dental hygiene.

The Mississippi Childcare Resource and Referral Network, part … Read more

Rural life challenges healthy senior diets


By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Eating well is critical to living well, but many senior citizens find both difficult to do, especially those who live in rural areas.

A study by the Southern Rural Development Center … Read more