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June 17th, 2015

Throwback Thursday: Sally Ride rockets into space

June 17, 2015

Thirty-three years ago today, Sally Ride made her mark on history by becoming the first American woman and the youngest person at 32 to enter into space aboard the space shuttle Challenger.

June 16th

MDE seeks input on academic standards

June 16, 2015

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Education is seeking public comment on possible revisions to its English language arts and mathematics academic standards.

A website will be open until Sept. 15 for the public comment on possible changes. Any changes in the standards would be effective for the 2016-17 school year.

June 15th

Low-Carb Meal of the Week

June 15, 2015

Beef Stroganoff Meatballs
The sour cream and mushroom base of this sauce is rich and decadent. To save time and make this an easy weeknight meal, keep a batch of precooked meatballs in the freezer. Then, make the sauce and dinner is served.

2 lbs ground beef
3 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
3 tbsp gluten-free Worcestershire sauce

June 12th

Lone challenger to incumbent drops out of chancery clerk race

June 12, 2015

The lone Republican candidate in the race for Oktibbeha County chancery clerk has dropped out of the race, Republican Party Chairman Marnita Henderson told the Starkville Daily News Friday afternoon.

June 11th

Sports Photo of the Week

June 11, 2015

Starkville Academy quarterback Houston Clark celebrates the big victory over Jackson Academy last season.

VIDEO: Unity Park

June 11, 2015

A tour unity park:

Throwback Thursday: Nixon appoints first women generals

June 11, 2015

June 11 marks a milestone for all women in the U.S. armed forces.

June 8th

Shaved Kohlrabi with Apples and Hazelnuts

June 8, 2015

Shaved Kohlrabi with Apples and Hazelnuts
1/2 cup blanched hazelnuts
2 medium kohlrabi (about 2 pounds total), peeled, thinly sliced on a mandoline
1 tart apple (such as Pink Lady or Crispin), peeled, cored, thinly sliced on a mandoline
1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

June 5th

Skunk funk on the rise!

June 5, 2015

Skunks populations are growing fast in Mississippi and many other states, according to Jessica Tegt, wildlife extension professor at Mississippi State University.
They're normally loners, but higher numbers are pushing them into more contact with humans; and people are encroaching on skunk territory, she said in a news release this week.

June 4th

First Saturdays at the Market! It's Dairy Month!

June 4, 2015

Saturday's Starkville Community Market will feature some great DAIRY fun...
Farm Bureau will be making homemade butter and the MSU Animal and Dairy Science Dept will join us with a Jersey Cow to show and discuss where dairy comes from!

Tanner Fant of Starkville , Miss. will travel to Mobile, Ala. on Sunday, June 14 to participate in the 58th...
Drinking a beverage that tastes delicious and has good nutritional value is like having your cake and eating it, too.
Pasta, bread, pizza crusts, peanut butter, fried foods, beef, even certain types of chips — these are all foods that...
The memories of April 21, 2008 when we went to the Boston Marathon still lingered in our hearts and souls on April 15...
Emily Jones Deluded Diva My neighbor, (I'll call her Brenda for the sake of anonymity), is one of the best things that...


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