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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…

MDAH meeting focuses on Courthouse Annex

From press & staff reports   County and city leaders came together April 5 to talk about historic preservation in Winston County with a focus on the Winston County Courthouse annex.   County supervisors, city aldermen and the mayor along…

Obituaries – 04/13/2016

Ms. Vivian Dianne Morgan Ramage Anderson April 4, 2016 Funeral services for Ms. Vivian Dianne Morgan Anderson, 66, were held at John E. Stephens Chapel in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 1 p.m. Rev. Mack Alford and Rev.…

Obituary – Mrs. Janet Rose Watson Collins

Janet Rose Watson Collins, 57, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, April 7, 2016, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2016, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home…

Obituary – Mr. Johnny Douglas “John D.” Shaw

Johnny Douglas “John D.” Shaw, 82, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, March 26, 2016, at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Visitation was Monday, March 28, 2016, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell Massey…

Obituary – Ms. Nardah Reed

Nardah Reed, 77, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, in the Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville, Mississippi. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 26, 2016, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home…

Obituary – Mr. William Brooks Oswalt

Mr. William Brooks Oswalt, 84, died Sunday, April 10, 2016, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Kosciusko, MS. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 13th, at South Louisville Baptist Church, with Rev. Chris Kiepe,…

Obituary – Dr. Richard Glen Eaves

Dr. Richard Glen Eaves, 83, died Sunday, April 10, 2016, after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s and blindness. He is survived by his wife, Ann Greene Eaves; daughter, Michelle Eaves Stooksbury; son-in-law, Jeff Stooksbury; grandson, Stephen Stooksbury; and granddaughter, Shannon…

Obituary – Mrs. Joy Coleman Henry

Joy Coleman Henry, a sixth generation Mississippian and a ninth generation American, died on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016, with the sure and certain hope of the Resurrection. Mrs. Henry was born on July 21, 1928, near Shivers in Simpson…

Obituary – Mr. Marion Hamm

Marion Hamm, 86, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, March 27, 2016, at his residence in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with…