Sports schedules

WED, DEC. 30 Prep Basketball TBA — East Webster Classic (East Webster, Eupora, Choctaw County entered) TBA — Newton Classic (Louisville Boys entered) College Football 2:30 p.m. — MSU vs. North Carolina State in Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C.

New home starts boost 2015 forest products value

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — An uptick in new home construction lifted the 2015 year-end value of Mississippi’s timber harvest. James Henderson, associate forestry professor with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said preliminary figures indicate…

Healthy Holiday Substitutions for healthier meals

MSU Extension During the holiday season, eating healthy can seem downright impossible. Between shopping for the holidays, family and work responsibilities and sometimes not enough sleep, temptation to indulge in your favorite holiday foods can be hard to resist. This…