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

Ramirez selected as ICC Diamond Girl

By Press Reports

Members of Itawamba Community College’s Diamond Girls have been selected for the 2015 baseball season.

They include Marilyn Ramirez of Ackerman; Rebecca … Read more

Ring in the new year by saying goodbye to smoking

By Brittany Jacks
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Smoking can be a hard habit to kick, but it can be done with the right amount of determination.

Quitting smoking is at the top of many smokers’ New Year’s resolutions … Read more

Program helps students examine medical careers

From Press Reports

High school juniors considering medical careers in Mississippi may apply by March 18 for an intense and revealing summer program at Mississippi State University.

The five-week Rural Medical Scholars summer program at MSU, which will take place … Read more