New nutrition labels can improve decisions

By Michaela Parker

MSU Extension Service

The iconic design of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Nutrition Facts label will stay the same, but the content of the label will soon be updated to reflect new scientific information.

The FDA … Read more

Unemployment rates drop across the state

Mississippi’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell again in May to 5.8 percent.  The May rate is the lowest level of unemployment in Mississippi since March 2004, when the unemployment rate was also 5.8 percent.  The May 2016 rate is two-tenths … Read more

12U winners at Red Hills Invitational

The Louisville 12U Girls All Star team won the Red Hills Invitational Tournament in Louisville on June 18th. Team members are Gabby Cistrunk, Brayleigh Gregory, Laney Gregory, Aspen Harris, Jasmine Jackson, Keahjah Johnson, Marley Joiner, Madi Lee, Hailey Simpson, Mayson … Read more

Youth skills football camp offered

MaxxSouth Broadband will provide $15,900 worth of video and still-image advertising for this year’s Skills and Drills Football Camp in Philadelphia, Mississippi on June 25.

The Neshoba County Youth Football and Cheer League (NCYFL) is partnering with former National Football … Read more

MC announces local students named academic scholars

Clinton, Miss. – The Office of Academic Affairs for Mississippi College has released its list of academic scholars for the 2016 spring semester. Named from the local area:

PRESIDENT’S LIST: To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must … Read more

Jail docket

June 9

Darin Cotton, BM, Attala County, holding for Attala

Carlton Ashford, BM, Attala County, holding for Attala

Ricky Luckett, BM, Attala County, holding for Attala

Ricky Meeks, BM, Attala County, holding for Attala

Lester Johnson, L-5 Eichelberger, disorderly conduct, … Read more