The positives of breastfeeding touted by display

By Bonnie Myers

World Breastfeeding Month began August 1.

This year’s theme is entitled “The Road to Lifelong Health Begins with Breastfeeding”. What does breastfeeding have to do with lifelong health? Why does the American Academy of Pediatrics now refer … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – August 9, 1912 NOXAPATER: The Noxapater Press issued its first edition last week, published by Messrs. Wm. C. Fancher and B. W. Holman. It is six column folio carrying a fairly good line of ads and … Read more

ECCC hosts MVP Baseball Showcase August 18

From press reports

An opportunity for high school baseball players to display their skills will be available Saturday, August 18, 2012, when East Central Community College’s Baseball Program hosts its annual MVP Showcase on the Decatur campus.

Neal Holliman, Diamond … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – August 9, 1912 NOXAPATER: The Noxapater Press issued its first edition last week, published by Messrs. Wm. C. Fancher and B. W. Holman. It is six column folio carrying a fairly good line of ads and … Read more

Out to boost tourism, counties wish to add MS Scenic Byways

From staff and press reports

It was the success of other Mississippi Counties Like Hancock county which recently received $800,000 to upgrade its scenic byways that sparked discussions of unified branding and creating a Mississippi Scenic Byway for Choctaw, Winston, … Read more