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Fathers still can bond with breastfed babies

By Ms. Linda M. Breazeale MSU Extension Service   STARKVILLE, Miss. — The choice to breastfeed babies does not remove fathers from nurturing duties that create strong bonds with their children. Hannah Lambey, a dietetic intern with the Mississippi State…

Nutrition, exercise help moms deliver healthy babies

By Ms. Susan M. Collins-Smith MSU Extension Service   Proper nutrition, physical activity and food safety precautions can help pregnant women deliver healthy babies. Niti Puri, a dietetic intern in the Mississippi State University Department of Food Science, Nutrition and…

Nutrition is key in reaching fitness goals

By Mr. Robert Nathan Gregory MSU Extension Servic   STARKVILLE, Miss. — Local gyms are popular places in January, but good nutrition is just as critical as exercise in achieving fitness goals. Food consumed after workouts — known in sport…

Consider family dietary needs at parties

By Mr. Robert Nathan Gregory MSU Extension Service   Many Americans celebrate birthdays, weddings, and other events by eating more food than normal. People who have or are at risk for diabetes must be more careful and health-conscious to maintain…

Youth recognized in Year-End awards

Local youth Julius and Robert Culwell spent 2016 on the road showing their four palomino horses at 15 different Palomino Horse Breeders of America Association (PHBA) recognized horses shows across nine different states including going to PHBA Youth Worlds in…

Hathorn to represent LHS at clinic

Tykeia Hathorn has been chosen to represent the Louisville High School Pride Band at East Central Community College Concert Band Clinic on the Decatur campus January 27 through 28. Students must be chosen by high school band directors with approval…

Spots available for ECCC Baseball’s Indoor Hitting and Pitching Clinics

The East Central Community College baseball program is again offering indoor hitting and pitching clinics on the Decatur campus for youth ages 6-12. The Hitting Clinic will be from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. on Thursday evenings for four consecutive weeks…

NAACP ACT-SO to host meeting

The NAACP ACT-SO (Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics) will meet Sunday, January 29,2017 at Louisville City Hall at 4 pm. There are twenty-six (26) categories of competition in STEM, HUMANITIES, BUSINESS, CULINARY, PERFORMING ARTS AND VISUAL ARTS. Students enrolled…

Calendar of Events

Republican Meeting set There will be a meeting of Republican voters residing within the city limits who are interested in forming a Republican Municipal Executive Committee for the City of Louisville. The meeting will be held on Thursday, Jan. 26…