By Robbie Faulk
Starkville Daily News
No matter the stature in sports, it’s always about the heart, determination and fundamentals.
Few communities exemplify that better than in Webster County and in Mathiston, where winning is all that they know.
It’s … Read more
By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications
Packing a balanced school lunch that kids like requires one skill: observation.
Brent Fountain, nutritionist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, recommended that parents recognize what their children like eating the most at … Read more
From Press and Staff Reports
Rhonda Booth of Eupora, a devoted mother, wife, Christian, baker’s assistant at French Camp Academy, writer and author, has completed her first book, “Popcorn Millie Meets Roze Tillie,” a touching story of acceptance, religion, faith … Read more
The United Methodist Women’s Razmus Circle of Mathiston United Methodist Church met July 6. … Read more
By Jane Collins
Maben Farmers’ Market
Last Friday at the Maben Farmers’ Market William Shaw brought lots of homegrown red and
William Shaw’s cooler full of shelled lima and speckled butter beans
green tomatoes and a cooler full of shelled … Read more
Mathiston political rally
A political rally will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. July 25 in Mathiston’s town park.
In addition to political speaking, gospel singing will also be going on. Sean Greer from Macon will bring some good old-fashioned, hand-clapping … Read more
From school reports
STARKVILLE, — With an expected completion date of January 2016, progress continues on the construction of the new MSU Softball Stadium.
A $6-million project in total, the new facility will have 1,000 chairback seats for fans, a … Read more
From Press Reports
The number of vehicle thefts is shockingly high in the United States, with a vehicle stolen approximately every 45 seconds.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation supports Vehicle Theft Prevention Month, held each July by the National Highway … Read more
From Press Reports
Gov. Phil Bryant announced Feb. 15 that Mississippi will construct the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Kilmichael in Montgomery County.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded Mississippi a $6.6 million VA State Veterans Cemetery … Read more
By Lelia Kelly, PhD
State Consumer Horticulture Specialist
North Mississippi Research and Extension Center
Encourage continued blooming of crepe myrtles by cutting back the tips of the branches as flowers fade. This will remove the developing seedpods and … Read more