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Memories of our County – 12/31/14

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Featherbeds
Someone mentioned the other day that nothing is free. Someone somewhere had to sacrifice for every good thing we enjoy. I began to think about that statement and … Read more

Ag values set to top $7B for third year

By Keri Collins Lewis
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Despite low prices for many commodities, the overall projected totals for Mississippi’s crop values should top $7 billion for the third straight year and essentially match the record set in … Read more

Louisville Community Blood Drive at Walmart

From press reports

Mississippi Blood Services will be holding a community blood drive in Louisville on Sunday, January 4, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The MBS Donor Coach will be at the Walmart in Louisville. All donors will receive … Read more

Chaney stresses caution with fireworks

JACKSON – For Mississippians planning to host New Year’s Parties or head out to a restaurant or club to ring in 2015, Mississippi State Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney stresses caution in celebrating in order to have … Read more

Deer have antlers, not horns

By James L. Cummins
Special to The Journal

In many deer camps throughout Mississippi, it is not uncommon to hear someone refer to a white-tail buck’s headgear as “horns.” In reality, those “horns” are actually antlers.

Horns are made of … Read more

Landscape suggestions given for showy bark

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists

In winter, garden features such as bark come into their own. If showy bark is missing in your landscape choose from these suggestions and add some winter interest to your yard. … Read more