ECCC Phi Theta Kappa Inductees recognized

Approximately 37 East Central Community College students were inducted into Theta Xi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges, during ceremonies held recently on the Decatur campus. To qualify for the prestigious organization, whose mission…

Choose technology gifts for children carefully

By Linda Breazeale MSU Extension Service   Before buying electronic educational gadgets to help children learn, adults need to recognize the difference in active engagement and passive entertainment. Louise E. Davis, a professor of child and family development for the…

Farmers diversify income in autumn

By Kaitlyn Byrne MSU Ag Communications   MISSISSIPPI STATE – Fall is an ideal time for farmers to add value to their businesses by engaging in agritourism and developing farm-to-table relationships. Becky Smith, Mississippi State University Extension Service instructor of…

AMERICAN PICKERS to film in Mississippi

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to head to Mississippi! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region this winter. AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world…