Fathers still can bond with breastfed babies

By Ms. Linda M. Breazeale MSU Extension Service   STARKVILLE, Miss. — The choice to breastfeed babies does not remove fathers from nurturing duties that create strong bonds with their children. Hannah Lambey, a dietetic intern with the Mississippi State…

Nutrition, exercise help moms deliver healthy babies

By Ms. Susan M. Collins-Smith MSU Extension Service   Proper nutrition, physical activity and food safety precautions can help pregnant women deliver healthy babies. Niti Puri, a dietetic intern in the Mississippi State University Department of Food Science, Nutrition and…

Nutrition is key in reaching fitness goals

By Mr. Robert Nathan Gregory MSU Extension Servic   STARKVILLE, Miss. — Local gyms are popular places in January, but good nutrition is just as critical as exercise in achieving fitness goals. Food consumed after workouts — known in sport…

Consider family dietary needs at parties

By Mr. Robert Nathan Gregory MSU Extension Service   Many Americans celebrate birthdays, weddings, and other events by eating more food than normal. People who have or are at risk for diabetes must be more careful and health-conscious to maintain…

Youth recognized in Year-End awards

Local youth Julius and Robert Culwell spent 2016 on the road showing their four palomino horses at 15 different Palomino Horse Breeders of America Association (PHBA) recognized horses shows across nine different states including going to PHBA Youth Worlds in…

Nanih Waiya gets pair of district wins

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya swept a pair of District 6-1A basketball contests last Friday night at home, topping Sebastopol 50-45 in the girls’ contest and winning 54-51 in the boys’ game. Those wins capped a…

LHS ‘Cats bounce back with two region wins

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   Don’t give up on the Louisville Wildcats just yet. After dropping seven straight contests, the Wildcats grabbed a pair of Region 4-4A wins this past week, beating Caledonia 56-53 and Houston 58-41. The…