Food safety tips keep wedding guests smiling

Keeping hot and cold foods at the proper temperatures during a wedding reception is essential for maintaining food safety and quality. (Photo by iStock)

By Keri Collins Lewis
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Food-borne illnesses are not popular wedding favors, and brides can keep their guests smiling by practicing a few simple food safety tips.

Natasha Haynes, host of “The Food Factor” and … Read more

WA girls finish fourth in AA Tournament

Darby Nowell (4) takes a shot from long-range.

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Lady Patriots of Winston Academy closed out a strong season by finishing fourth in the MAIS AA State Girls Basketball Tournament.

WA reached the semifinals by knocking off Adams County Christian School … Read more

Newlyweds should save, plan before buying home

Newlywed couples who want to buy their first home should educate themselves on the process and have a written financial plan to follow. (Photo by iStock)

By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Newlywed couples face numerous questions when considering the purchase of their first home.

Finances, mobility, career stability, credit and the state of the housing market are all important factors to think … Read more