Local schools receive Value Added awards

From Press & Staff Reports The Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools, Mississippi’s only statewide educational consortium, is excited to announce the 2017 Value Added Award recipients. Value Added Awards recognize schools that have exhibited exemplary growth for…

Club plants tree in Maben park

From Club Reports MABEN — The second Friday in February is Arbor Day in the state Of Mississippi. Thus the 55-year old-Maben Home and Garden Club commemorated the day Feb. 10 by planting an eastern redbud in W.O. Shivers Park.…

Extension offers workforce development

From Press Reports Mississippians can apply to participate in an upcoming workforce development program to help them get work-from-home jobs. The program recruits, trains, places and mentors participants for full-time or part-time customer service jobs. The Mississippi State University Extension…

Calendar of Events

NARFE to meet The National  Active and Retired Federal Employee’s Association will meet Feb. 23 at the Hilton Garden Inn on Highway 12 East in Starkville. Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at 11:30. This month’s speaker…