Sutphin, former Wood president, dies

Dr. Felix A. Sutphin

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 … Read more

SquareFest celebrates small-town living

Red Roots

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 … Read more

Reunion held at old Pheba High School

Joe Arik welcomes people to the reunion.

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 … Read more

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 ability … Read more

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 … Read more

Forward thinking helps navigate legal waters

By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Older Americans, along with their caregivers and families, can better navigate legal and financial waters related to aging by making appropriate plans, protecting their identities and being aware of scams.

Creating … Read more