Book signing

(Seated) Author Tiffany Moore, (standing l-r) Tiffany’s husband Derek Moore; grandmother Mary McQueen; aunt Elizabeth Eichelberger; family friend Mamie Gladney; and father Johnny Harrington.

Dozens of people showed up for Louisville native Tiffany Moore’s book signing Sat. 12/12/15 at the Winston County Library.  Now living in Atlanta with her husband Derek Moore, … Read more

State ag values took a small hit in 2015


By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Neither crop yields nor prices were particularly bad in 2015, but Mississippi’s estimated state agricultural production value still dropped to $7.2 billion, a 4.9 percent decrease from the previous year.… Read more

Library fun


Winston County Librarian Andrea McHenry (in back, standing, with striped sweater) hosted a Christmas Story Hour at the library last week.  … Read more

Eggs bolster state’s total poultry values in 2015

Mississippi did not have a case of bird flu in 2015, but consumers still had to pay more for eggs following outbreaks on egg-producing farms, primarily in Minnesota, Iowa and surrounding states. Preliminary estimates indicate a 3.4 percent increase in the state’s poultry value, which includes an almost 40 percent increase for eggs. (Photo by MSU Extension Service/Linda Breazeale)

By Linda Breazeale
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Spared from bird flu outbreaks in 2015, Mississippi’s poultry industry benefitted significantly from higher egg prices but still felt the pinch from export declines.

Preliminary estimates indicate a 3.4 percent increase … Read more

Kwanzaa: The meaning of the holiday

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Kwanzaa a week-long African Inspired Celebration beginning December 26 – January 1 promotes self-esteem, hope, pride and dignity. It was created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga who delivers a yearly message that is related to the theme yearly which … Read more

MSUs Newman takes top SEC freshman honors

From school reports

STARKVILLE – Following a career-high 20 points against Northern Colorado that propelled Mississippi State to its second-consecutive win, heralded guard Malik Newman has been tabbed the SEC’s Freshman of the Week.

It’s the third league honor for … Read more