Dr. Kristi M. Fondren receives national award


Dr. Kristi McLeod Fondren, Associate Professor of Sociology at Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, was recently selected to receive the 2016 Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt Award for Excellence in Recreation and Park Research by the National Recreation and … Read more

CRMC hosts Monster Mash celebration on Halloween

Submitted by Stephanie Black

CRMC Director of Social Services and Discharge Planning

Staff, patients of past & present came together to celebrate Halloween this year at Choctaw Regional Medical Center. The Monster Mash, held on Halloween day, encompassed tricks & … Read more

Choose technology gifts for children carefully

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Extension Service

Before buying electronic educational gadgets to help children learn, adults need to recognize the difference in active engagement and passive entertainment.

Louise E. Davis, a professor of child and family development for the Mississippi … Read more

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Dec. 1 Ackerman Christmas Parade

The Town of Ackerman announces plans for the 2016 Christmas Parade. This year’s theme will be “A Storybook Christmas.” It will be held … Read more

National Collection Week for OCC has begun

From press reports

Nov. 14, local residents began a mission to make a lasting impact on children in need. They are looking beyond their own wish lists and packing shoeboxes for boys and girls around the world—for many of the … Read more