Category: News

Smart exterior lighting can help protect wildlife

By Adam Rohnke Wildlife Extension Associate Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mississippi State University RAYMOND, Miss. — Lighting has increased human productivity by extending the functional time during a given day to work, play and relax. Exterior lighting for…

ECCC soccer teams set to open season

From school reports DECATUR — The East Central Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams both open their seasons Friday , at Meridian Community College. The men’s teams will take the pitch at 1 p.m., with the women’s teams to…

Jail Docket – 08/19/15

August 11, 2015 Moore, Steve R., 03/14/1983, W/M, P.O. Scott, MDOC, Violation of Parole. Schlegel, Justin, 06/02/1981, W/M, P.O.K. Jackson/T. Pritchett, MDOC, Violation of Probation. Hercules, Floyd, 03/26/1964, B/M, WSO, Aggravated Assault.

Young Lady Warriors looking to gain experience quickly

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal With Ashlie Thames being the only senior on the team, first-year Nanih Waiya head slow-pitch softball coach Courtnee Graham knew her team would be inexperienced. “We are a young team,” Graham said, after her…

Easy burger casseroles…plus Sunkist Cake

Casseroles and easy meals are a giant part of the lives of busy people, and since many of my recipes are specifically geared toward all of my readers who are very busy, these recipes that I have provided this week…

USM, ECCC combine to offer fall softball camps

From school reports East Central Community College and University of Southern Mississippi softball coaches are teaming up to offer both skills and pitching camps on the Decatur campus this fall. An All Skills Camp will be held Sept. 14, 21,…

MSU researcher: U.S. racial residential segregation evolving

STARKVILLE, Miss.–Racial residential segregation in the United States is changing its form. A new study co-authored by Mississippi State sociology professor Domenico “Mimmo” Parisi finds that, while neighborhood segregation declined between 1990-2010, segregation between suburbs and suburbs and central cities…

Lady Wildcats open softball season with two wins

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Wildcats of Louisville HIgh School started the 2015 slow-pitch softball season with a bang on Saturday, defeating Noxapater 8-0 and Nanih Waiya 13-2 in the Winston County Classic. This week LHS will…

Registration for ECCC Fall online courses concludes August 25

Submitted Registration for the Fall Full Online Term and the Fall Intensive I Online Term at East Central Community College in Decatur concludes Tuesday, Aug. 25. ECCC offers more than 300 online courses in three terms, including a Fall Intensive…

The power of water in your life

Written by: Pamela Redwine, Nutrition & Food Safety Area Agent Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County Everyday I take a bottle of water to work with me with the goal of drinking that bottle of water before lunch.…