Unemployment rate falls as jobs grow

Mississippi’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 6.5 percent in February, a decrease of two-tenths of a percentage point from the January rate of 6.7 percent.

As the unemployment rate fell, the number of people working in Mississippi climbed for … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 04/13/2016

What bill is Bryant reading?
 If you read Gov. Phil Bryant’s explanation for signing House Bill 1523 — the controversial law that, depending on your perspective, either defends religious freedom or encourages discrimination against gays — you have to … Read more

Aldermen receive Winston County library report

The Louisville Board of Aldermen received the Librarians’ report as well as Retail Coach and Winston Plywood during its April 5 meeting held at City Hall.

The board met with Librarian Beth Edwards of the Winston County Library to receive … Read more

Consider motivations for buying local food

By Beth Baker
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — As the movement toward buying local food continues to grow, consumers may wonder if this trend is actually benefiting the environment.

A 2011 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends Survey reported that consumers … Read more