Exotic plants produce unwanted fields of white

By Ray Iglay
Wildlife Biologist MSU

Driving along Mississippi highways is always best when the surrounding landscapes capture the driver’s imagination. Our road systems serve as scenic byways showcasing nature’s beauty.

On a recent road trip, the natural beauty of … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary 10/15/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

“The Exploring Ways to Use Our Minds Efficiently” website points out that developing a vocabulary is one of the most overlooked ways to improve our lives.

The website brought out … Read more

Local retired educators meet

By Sandra Dalton

On Oct. 1, the Local Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi met in the Mathiston Library.

President Sue Cooper welcomed everyone and introduced Maury Shurlds to give our devotion.

Mr. Shurlds gave an inspiring devotion for retirees on … Read more

Utility deposit waived for domestic violence victims

Mississippians who are victims of domestic violence can now receive additional relief to help them flee from violent homes and dangerous situations.

A new Public Service Commission rule that requires utilities to postpone collecting initial deposits for 60 days for … Read more

Sports Schedules – 10/15/2014

Prep Volleyball
6 p.m. — Water Valley at Choctaw County
Junior College Football
6:30 p.m. — East Mississippi at Northwest Mississippi
6:30 p.m. — Pearl River at Northeast Mississippi

Prep Football… Read more

Time Capsules – 10/15/2014

75 Years Ago:
Oct. 19, 1939

Highway 82 Now Completed
Highway 82 was thrown open to traffic yesterday between Kilmichael and Winona by action of the state Highway Department.

Residents of the two towns held dedicatory exercises celebrating the completion … Read more

Breast cancer 2nd-most common for women

From NMMC-Eupora

Breast cancer is the second-most common cancer among women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer death in women of all ages.

The American Cancer Society estimates … Read more