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18 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

Oktibbeha supes sign off on Communiversity plan

The Golden Triangle Development LINK secured the last local-level funding commitment for a proposed East Mississippi Community College workforce development center Monday as Oktibbeha County supervisors pledged $2.5 million across 15 years for the project.


Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Oktibbeha County, MS, Lowndes County, MS, Clay County, MS, Starkville, MS

19 hrs ago | Daily Times Leader

MSU excavation team leaves Israel amid military action

A collaborative excavation trip to Israel between three universities, including Mississippi State University, got cut short as regional tensions between Israel and Palestine flared up again.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Interns get hands-on experience with city

Jasmine Brown is learning there's a big difference between what the textbooks say and what goes on in the real world.


Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS

CBS 3 Springfield

Brown is first African American woman to sit on Mississippi federal bench

History in the state where the first African American woman holds a seat on the U.S. District Court.


Related Topix: Washington County, MS, University of Mississippi, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Brown leaving MSU Meridian

12 to accept a leadership post at a Florida university. He will become dean of the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida.


Related Topix: University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, Emporia State University, University of Mississippi

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Delta Farm Press

As China's cotton acres shrink, door opens to more U.S. sales

Within just a five-year period through 2016-17, China will have gone from producing 35 million bales of cotton to just 20 million bales, opening the door to more sales of U.S. cotton, says O.A. Cleveland, Jr., Extension economics professor emeritus at Mississippi State University.


Related Topix: Guntown, MS, Kosciusko, MS

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Regular and dwarf cannas shine in Southern gardens

GARY BACHMAN/MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION SERVICETropical canna lilies are dwarf varieties that come in several colors, including this yellow selection.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Portera: Communiversity would be 'major new asset'

Golden Triangle Development LINK consultant Malcolm Portera discusses the new workforce training center for East Mississippi Community College with Lowndes County supervisors Tuesday morning.


Related Topix: Lowndes County, MS, University of Alabama, Clay County, MS, Oktibbeha County, MS

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Delta Farm Press

They're everywhere! Armyworms chomping through Mississippi crops

"By far been the biggest armyworm invasion we've ever seen in the Mid-South" is occurring this year, says Angus Catchot, Extension entomology professor at Mississippi State University.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Mississippi, Entomology, Pontotoc, MS, Grenada County, MS

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Hispanic Business

Grads Still Face a Tough Jobs Market

July 13--TUPELO -- Sporting his trademark blue-and-gold bow tie, Anthony Golding is getting ready for his second year as an eighth-grade history teacher at Tupelo Middle School.


Related Topix: University of Mississippi, Mississippi State, MS

Mississippi Business Journal

Farmers plant more row crops than originally planned

Mississippi producers planted more of the state's major row crops than they planned in March, and the majority of them are in good condition.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Mississippi, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Mississippi Business Journal

Starkvillea s Cotton Mill Marketplace hotel breaks ground Wednesday

Groundbreaking is scheduled for noon Wednesday in Starkville for a 117-room Holiday Inn hotel, part of the the of the Cotton Mill Market Place project now under way at the intersection of Spring Street and Highway 12. The $20 million investment in the hotel and 15,000-square-foot retail center now under construction should create more than 150 ... (more)


Related Topix: Starkville, MS

Vicksburg Post

Miss Mississippi 2014 no stranger to competitions

From a Miss Mississippi's Outstanding Teen to a top-13 finalist on American Idol, Miss Mississippi 2014 Jasmine Murray credits her involvement and love of pageantry for opening the doors to her future.


Related Topix: Mississippi

Fox News

Miss Rodeo lassos a human

This year's Miss Rodeo America, Paige Nicholson, visited Fox & Friends and lassoed both a fake steer, and a slow-moving cameraman.


Related Topix: Entertainment

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Jackson State announces hiring of Larry Bailey

After a thorough national search and interview process, Dr. Larry G. Bailey was chosen to be the next vice president of academic affairs for Jackson State Community College, the school announced in a news release Friday.


Related Topix: Mississippi, Delta State University, Cleveland, MS, University of Mississippi

The Clarion-Ledger

Engagement: Amanda Brown & Parker Jacobs

Karen Jacobs of Ridgeland. The bride elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Mable Woodson and the late Hoyt Crandall Woodson of Sturgis and Mrs. Betty Brown and the late Charles LeRoy Brown of Starkville.


Related Topix: Ridgeland, MS, Madison, MS, Sturgis, MS

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Jasmine Murray, 22, crowned Miss Mississippi

Murray won the title Saturday night during the Miss Mississippi Pageant at the Vicksburg Convention Center.


Related Topix: Mississippi, Recreational Vehicle, Clarion

Commercial Dispatch

Sustainable landscapes workshop set for Aug. 1

Mississippi State University experts will share the latest tips and best practices for creating healthy, beautiful and low-maintenance landscapes at an Aug. 1 short course.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Home Gardening, Home, Columbus, MS

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Atlantic

It Takes a Village-to Staff a Factory

"It indeed is an oasis, but the passion and commitment are replicable elsewhere."


Related Topix: West Point, MS, University of Alabama, Jackson, MS

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Ornamental sweet potato vines make carpet of color

GARY BACHMAN/MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION SERVICESome sweet potato vines offer dark colors for your landscape.


Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home