Month: May 2015

Battle memory trouble with routines, activity

May is Older Americans Month… By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Ag Communications STARKVILLE, Miss. — Many jokes are made about memory loss and aging, but finding ways to combat this inevitable mental decline is no laughing matter. Experts say time is…

Soul’s Haven Church shares highlights of 2014

From Church Reports Soul’s Haven Church has enjoyed numerous special events and programs during the past year. These are just of the few of the most memorable from last year. We began 2014 with well-known gospel singer Kevin Spencer in…

Hardin to serve as summer missionary

By Gwen Sisson Mississippi State University student Colton Hardin has been selected to serve as a summer missionary with Central Atlantic Leisure Ministries, associated with the Baptist Convention of Maryland and Delaware and Ocean City Baptist Church. Hardin is the…

Baseball title culminates amazing year for East Webster

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times If East Webster High School principal Bill Brand collected a ring for every state championship his school won this year he would have to use two hands to display them. When the Wolverines of…

Eupora dietitian had cooking bug at early age

By Ginna Parsons Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal From the time Cim Gore of Eupora was a little girl, she knew she wanted to cook when she grew up. “That was always what I wanted to do — not be a…

Sutphin, former Wood president, dies

From Staff & Press Reports A memorial service was held Sunday afternoon on the campus of the former Wood College in Mathiston for Dr. Felix Sutphin, who served as its president for 30 years. Sutphin, of Union, died May 18…

SquareFest celebrates small-town living

By Gwen Sisson Laura Edwards, president of the Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce, said the annual SquareFest draws people from in and out of the city, county and the state together to celebrate what small-town living is all about! “SquareFest…

Reunion held at old Pheba High School

By Terry Harpole A large crowd turned out May 9 to attend a reunion at old Pheba High School. In 1908, the Mississippi Legislature enacted a law allowing counties to establish agricultural schools in the counties. Pheba High School was…

Know warning signs of depression in seniors

By Nathan Gregory MSU Ag Communications   STARKVILLE, Miss. — Older Americans may become depressed as they face the many challenges aging brings, but spotting the signs and being proactive can limit the illness’s influence. This responsibility starts with the…

Take steps to prevent falls among older adults

By Brittany Jacks MSU Ag Communications STARKVILLE, MISS. — Preventable falls can lead to catastrophic problems for older adults, so it is important to be proactive. David Buys, health specialist with the Mississippi University Extension Service and researcher with the…