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12 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

Traci Forrest, Katie Hoggatt, Alison Howell, Kevin Jackson and...

Traci Forrest, CPA, has been promoted to senior manager. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University.


Related Topix: Jackson, MS

How to do Hyperlapse Photography

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

16 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

Zack Harrington joins Mississippi State University fundraising team

Zack Harrington has joined the Mississippi State University fundraising team as assistant director of development for the university's College of Business.


17 hrs ago | Times Post

CDF lands Carl Small Town Center help

When Chickasaw County community leaders contacted Mississippi State University's Carl Small Town Center, they wanted to discuss ways to connect the Tanglefoot Trail to downtown Houston and the Natchez Trace Parkway.


Related Topix: Houston, MS, Chickasaw County, MS, US National Parks, Natchez Trace Parkway

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Jumpertown's White wins distinguished award

The Mississippi State University sophomore was among 100 recipients in the nation to receive the $25,000 annual scholarship given to college students pursuing careers in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, as well as information technology and other fields related to the automotive industry.


Related Topix: Jumpertown, MS

Mississippi Business Journal

Grain sorghum could go from record yield to zero due to aphid

Crops almost never go from potentially record yields one year to drastic acre reductions the next, but catastrophic aphid infestations coupled with low prices may force grain sorghum growers into that situation.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology

WLOX-TV Biloxi


Mississippi State University's Center for Resolving Human-Wildlife Conflicts has added two staff members who will focus on controlling the state's wild hog population.


Sun Aug 17, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Columbus native part of Southern Writer's book festival

Columbus native Yvonne R. Edwards will appear at the Southern Writer's Book Festival Aug. 23 at Barnes & Noble at The Summit in Birmingham, Alabama.


Related Topix: Columbus, MS, University of Southern Mississippi, Mississippi University for Women

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Education Notebook

Park University's Minot Air Force Base Campus Center held its commencement ceremony on June 6 at the Jimmy Doolittle Center.


Related Topix: Park University, D'Iberville, MS, Biloxi, MS, Gulfport, MS


Sturgis, Mississippi Motor Cycle Rally 2014

This is a view of some of the Motorcyclists, from nearby Sturgis, Mississippi Motorcycle Rally, riding through Highway 15, in Maben, Mississippi, Saturday Morning August 16, 2014, at 9am.


Related Topix: Sturgis, MS, Mississippi, Motorcycles, Maben, MS

Fri Aug 15, 2014


Busy Schedules Force Young People to Manage Time Well

Parents aren't the only ones who struggle with time management anymore; school children are finding it more difficult to squeeze in all the things they want to do each day.


Delta Farm Press

White sugarcane aphid continues to dog Mid-South milo

"This pest jumps out pretty quickly," said Nick Seiter, University of Arkansas entomologist.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, University of Arkansas, Agriculture, Mississippi

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Local Professor Discusses Impact of Black Bear's Killing

Doctor Jarrod Fogarty teaches biology at Mississippi State University Meridian. He says the killing of a black bear in Lauderdale County in January of this year is very unfortunate for the black bear population because a loss of just one bear impacts the genetic diversity of the black bear population.


Related Topix: Meridian, MS, Lauderdale County, MS, January

The City Wire

Delta Plastics announces plan to reduce agri water usage by 20%

Delta Plastics and a consortium of agricultural interests in Arkansas launched a new water conservation software initiative that leaders say could reduce water usage by 20% by the year 2020.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, University of Arkansas, State University, AR

Five reasons why solo travel should be on your bucket list

In college, I stayed in hostels, ate strange foods and slept in trains when I traveled to the Netherlands, Germany and France by myself.


Related Topix: Netherlands Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, France, World News, Paris, MS, Belgium

Commercial Dispatch

Same-sex couple files marriage license in Oktibbeha

Ravi Perry and Paris Prince went to Oktibbeha County's courthouse Wednesday and filed their marriage license with the government, a mundane task couples complete on a routine basis.


Related Topix: Oktibbeha County, MS

Wed Aug 13, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Gautier, MS, Mississippi State, MS, Jackson County, MS, Starkville, MS

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Police: MSU junior dies from apparent overdose

The Starkville Police Department charged two men with felonies after a 22-year-old Mississippi State University student died from an apparent drug overdose Sunday.


Related Topix: Starkville, MS, Madison, MS

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Statea s truck crops ring in at more than $118M

Locally grown produce continues to increase in popularity on Mississippi's kitchen counters, grocery shelves and restaurant menus as consumers seek fresher fruits and vegetables.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, Smith County, MS, Fruits, Weather

Source of soybean root rot stumps scientists

The disease makes leaves turn yellow, orange-brown or mottled even though their veins remain green, said Tom Allen, an extension plant pathologist at Mississippi State University.


Related Topix: Pathology, Medicine, Agriculture, Science, State University, AR, University of Arkansas

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Minor adjustment expected for Mill parking garage plan

Construction continues on The Mill in Starkville, which resides on Russell Street around the corner from Mississippi State University.


Related Topix: Starkville, MS, Oktibbeha County, MS