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Health Challenge starts June 1

Are you ready for your 60-day challenge? Healthy Living Mississippi is hosting its second annual 60-Day Health Challenge from June 1 to July 31. It costs just a dollar a day, $60, to participate.

“Mississippi has been voted the most obese state in the United States for the 10th year in a row,” Dr. Adrienne Hicks of Greenwood, founder of Healthy Living Mississippi, said. “But do we have to be for 11 years in a row?”

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Sunday 05/17/2015
2015 STAR students, teachers announced
Updated: May 17, 2015 - 2:02 am

Three students and three teachers from Leflore and Carroll counties have been selected as STAR Students/Teachers for the 2014-15 school year.

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Southern cooked, not fried
Updated: May 17, 2015 - 2:02 am

Laurie Triplette of Oxford, author of the cookbook “Gimme Some Sugar, Darlin’,” recently visited with the Greenwood chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, who treated her to a dinner of her making, sort of.

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Need a finance boot camp?
Posted: May 17, 2015

The Mississippi Community Financial Access Coalition (MCFAC) recently held the first class of its annual “Financial Education Boot Camp” at Greenwood Leflore Hospital.

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REACH MS recognizes Elzy honor
Updated: May 17, 2015 - 2:02 am

Amanda Elzy Junior High School has been recognized at the state level for its PBIS (Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support) program by REACH Mississippi (Realizing Excellence for All Children).

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Sunday 05/10/2015
Jessie Stewart, ‘Mom’ to all she meets
Updated: May 10, 2015 - 2:02 am

Jessie Pearl Watt Stewart has three biological daughters and one adopted, but she’d tell you that she has more children than she can count.

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Art camp at MSA
Updated: May 10, 2015 - 2:03 am

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) in Brookhaven will hold a summer camp May 31-June 5 for students entering the eighth through 10th grades next school year. 

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RAMP program comes to an end
Updated: May 10, 2015 - 2:02 am

A mentoring collaboration between Greenwood-Leflore Public Library and Mississippi Valley State University has wrapped up after 12 weeks, and several of those involved say it went well.

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