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Anxiety over virus increases demand for mental health care

Posted 3/28/2020 in Area

The uncertainty that comes with a global pandemic like the COVID-19 coronavirus means people need someone to talk to about their concerns, said Karla Morgan, who runs Seeds Counseling and Wellness in Starkville. "Even if people aren't looking for counseling, they're looking for connection and support and ways to consider how to move forward," Morgan said.

4-County to survey members about potential internet option

Posted 3/28/2020 in Area

Members of 4-County Electric Power Association can expect to receive a survey designed to gauge their opinions on the cooperative investing in high-speed internet.

Ask Rufus: A Walk Through 200 Years of History

Posted 3/28/2020 in Local Columns

One of the highlights to have been included in this year's Pilgrimage was an Architectural History Walking Tour of Southside by Ken P'Pool, retired deputy state historic preservation officer and longtime head of the Division of Historic Preservation for the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

A unique season of life: In a time of pandemic, churches adapt to feed the flock

Posted 3/28/2020 in Community

Two weeks ago, a prevailing quandary for the Rev. Randy Sellers was whether or not to use the traditional one communion cup for all worshipers during the Holy Eucharist, or Lord's Supper, at the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation in West Point. Given the heightening awareness of COVID-19, it had become an issue of discussion among the larger church. Now, those almost seem like simpler times.

 

OTHER RECENT HEADLINES

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CAC innovates to keep community connected to the arts

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Reeves: Stricter local ordinances don't violate executive order

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Down market brings new investors, while existing ones seek to 'ride it out'

Local hospitals work to mitigate coronavirus spread

Area hospitals stocked up on masks, other COVID-19 supplies

Business Moves with Mary: Meat markets, wholesalers stay stocked during COVID-19 crisis

Governor: Mississippi not 'dictator' on limits during virus

Building permits for 3-26-20

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SPORTS

Louisville Cardinals head coach Dan McDonnell greets Mississippi State Bulldogs head coach Chris Lemonis as home plate umpire Jeff Hinrichs looks on prior to the game in the 2019 College World Series on June 20 at TD Ameritrade Park.

Complications surround potential fall college baseball season

Mississippi State softball's Class of 2021 commits are staying close despite the distance

Mississippi State forward Reggie Perry declares for NBA draft

Sweet (16) revenge: Revisiting Mississippi State women's basketball's 2010 NCAA tournament upset of Ohio State

Greg Owen hired to replace Dr. Cheyenne Trussell as new Starkville athletic director

The MAG suspends season indefinitely amid COVID-19 spread

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OPINIONS

Roses and thorns: 3/29/20

Voice of the people: Mayor Robert Smith, Sr.

Voice of the people: Kerry Blalock

Possumhaw: What you can, while you can

Cartoonist View: 3/29/20

Our View: A failure of leadership

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LIFESTYLES

Amelia Plair

Local voices: Unconventional times call for unconventional learning

MUW Campus Recreation offers 'Owls in the Nest' to stay active

MSU waiving GMAT/GRE requirements for summer and fall graduate school applicants

Southern Gardening: Gardening offers many stay-at-home benefits

In the garden with Felder: Getting the 'chili' right

Long days in the house? Local chefs tip favorite recipes

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NATIONAL NEWS

US cases now most in world, US capital sees more infections

Are gun shops 'essential' businesses during a pandemic?

Ethanol plants seek rule changes to resupply hand sanitizer

A new beat for police across US: Enforcing social distance

Officials: As Mississippi River drops, floods still a threat

Senate unanimously passes massive coronavirus aid plan

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