Grandparents offer quality option to working parents

By Amy Barefield MSU School of Human Sciences STARKVILLE, Miss. — Grandparents provide a loving, low-cost and flexible alternative to center-based child care for many families across Mississippi. The benefits to the parents, children and grandparents in these situations are…

Calendar of Events – 09/23/15

Choctaw County Flea Market Saturday, October 3, Main Street Parking Lot – Ackerman, from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. No vendor fee, but each vendor will need to fill out an application to reserve a 10′ x 10′ space. Applications may…

Itawamba set to host baseball showcase

From school reports FULTON – Itawamba Community College baseball coach Rick Collier announced the program will host a showcase for upcoming junior and seniors on Saturday, September 26 with registration starting at 10 a.m. with the showcase starting at 11…

MSU study reveals positive outcomes of pre-K experiences

STARKVILLE—Mississippi students attending pre-kindergarten programs are more likely to succeed in the K-12 environment than their peers who enter the system without a pre-K experience, researchers at Mississippi State University have found. For the first time, using student-level data from…