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Mississippi Business Journal
MSU receives funding for two proposals aimed at boosting NASA missions
STARKVILLE - Mississippi State University is receiving funding for two proposals expected to help NASA achieve its long-term space mission as well as enhance commercial partnerships and technological innovation on Earth.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
OCSD warning of suspects posing as law enforcement
Oktibbeha County law enforcement agents are warning residents of two suspects who are reportedly posing as police officers and conducting illegal traffic stops after a resident claimed she was taken to Kemper County against her will Monday.
County clerks file motions to quash McDaniel subpoena for election materials
Circuit clerks in Adams and Oktibbeha counties have filed motions to quash or modify the subpoena from Chris McDaniel's attorney Mitch Tyner that requested all original election materials from the United States Senate Republican Primary be forward to the Jones County Circuit Clerk by Friday.
Long-time Columbus GNC franchise owner retires
Jo Ann Walk-Ferguson, who helped open the first GNC store in Columbus three decades ago, has retired.
For Whom The Cowbell Tolls
MSU News and Notes for August 27
Wondering what is going on around Mississippi State athletics? Here is a wide look on this hump day edition of MSU News and Notes.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Starkville police make pair of burglary arrests
On Tuesday, Starkville Police Department officers arrested Shaston Carea Irons, 25, of Derma, after responding to a residential burglary in progress.
Sales tax revenue continues upward trend
Columbus' check from the Mississippi Department of Revenue this month was $722,512.39, nearly a $12,000 improvement from August 2013.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
New leadership at local Boys and Girls clubs
Brittany Houston has been promoted to unit director of the Columbus Boys and Girls Club.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Barn quilt project connects art students with community
During the 2014 spring semester, a group of Mississippi State students were part of a service-learning art project to design and paint an eight-foot-square wooden barn quilt.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Sturgis motorcycle rally ending hiatus this weekend
Sturgis' annual bike rally returned from a lengthy hiatus Thursday night with a kick-off party in Louisville and will continue through Sunday morning.
Jerome Bettis surprises Mississippi State
A different kind of bus showed up to Starkville, Mississippi, this week. No, it wasn't ESPN's Bus Blitz road trip.
Daily Times Leader
Celebrate Recovery group offers support
Four years ago, the Golden Triangle community got a lifeline in the way of resident support through Celebrate Recovery, a nonprofit organization devoted to providing a community in which participants struggling with a number of life's ails may find strength and safety.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Browning on Business: Columbus getting a new pizza restaurant, fabric store
Preston Lott, who was part of the duo that opened the first Lost Pizza Company in the Delta in 2007, confirmed to The Dispatch on Wednesday that the pizza restaurant will open a location along Highway 45 North later this year.
Healthy eating, including peanuts, can help with diabetes, obesity
"If you have diabetes or are at increased risk for diabetes, you don't have to cut peanuts from your diet," says Malcolm Broome, executive director of the Mississippi Peanut Growers Association, who spoke at the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation's summer peanut commodity meeting.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
National View: As Mississippi moves on, a new struggle arises
Fifty years ago, shortly after the Ku Klux Klan abducted and murdered civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, James Chaney and Andrew Goodman, I was sitting in one of Starkville, Mississippi's few black-owned cafes when Police Chief Thomas Josey stormed in and unleashed a torrent of abuse.
The Mississippi Press
MGCCC, Mississippi State partner in 'historic moment' to offer engineering degrees at Gautier campus
Following the historic signing of a partnership agreement between MSU and MGCCC, MSU President Mark E. Keenum presented MGCCC President Mary S. Graham a Mississippi State cowbell that she did not hesitate to ring in celebration of bringing an engineering degree program to the MGCCC Gautier campus as early as fall of 2015.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Mississippi Business Journal
(See Video) Mississippi State athletics unveils Dudy Noble Field master plan
The Jackson, Miss., design team of Wier Boerner Allin Architecture and national baseball stadium experts Populous, in consultation with MSU 
Starkville sees limited rollout of MetroCast fiber Internet
Eight single-family Cottages at Creekside units are the first homes in Starkville to receive access to MetroCast's residential fiber-optic Internet service, the company announced Friday.
New high oleic varieties may be future for peanuts
High oleic, smaller-seeded peanut varieties is where "I think the future is going to be for the peanut industry," says Jason Sarver, Mississippi State University Extension peanut specialist.