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13 hrs ago |

Meridian woman crowned Miss Hospitality

The 21-year-old senior at Mississippi State University won the Miss Hospitality Pageant in Hattiesburg Saturday night.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi

21 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

Weather, armyworms challenge turf and forage producers

In 2014, forage producers raised an estimated 600,000 acres of hay across the state.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Dennis, MS, Noxubee County, MS

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Meridian's Bonnie Blue Dulaney crowned Miss Hospitality

A Senior Mississippi State University biochemistry major from Meridian has been crowned Mississippi's Miss Hospitality for 2014.


Related Topix: Hattiesburg, MS, Neshoba County, MS

Diane C. Peranich: Time to switch university partners on Coast

Our quality of life and our ability to diversify the Coast's economy are at risk.


Related Topix: University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, Harrison County, MS, Libraries

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sea Coast Echo

Going for Baroque: Lagniappe Church hosts second annual Music & Art Camp in Bay St. Louis

Nineteen children who have spent their whole lives experiencing only south Mississippi's two seasons this week got the opportunity to learn about Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons."


Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS, Oldies, The Four Seasons, Family, Kids, Pass Christian, MS

WLOX-TV Biloxi


Since 2007, Kelly has served as Gulfport's chief administrative officer. He was appointed to the board by Gov. Haley Barbour in 2011.


Related Topix: Gulfport, MS, Haley Barbour, US Governors

New Albany Gazette

Dr. David Ellis, 94, dies

He achieved his medical career as one of the area's longest-serving doctors in a roundabout way, and when he did start, it was in an era when a local physician was expected to make a string of house calls late into the night.


Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Blue Mountain, MS, Potts Camp, MS, Lafayette County, MS, Prentiss County, MS

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Elephant ears can add to garden color, texture

GARY BACHMAN/MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION SERVICEDiamond Head, named after the volcanic cone on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu, has jet black leaves with a texture resembling corrugation.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Commercial Dispatch

Business brief: Forde inducted

John Forde, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA of Starkville, will be inducted into the Southern Public Relations Hall of Fame Friday at noon in the John Grisham Room at Mississippi State University Mitchell Memorial Library.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Gulf Coast Neighbors: Valerie Winn enjoys multifaceted creative outlets

In addition to being the office administrator of Palmetto Dental Care in Gautier, and being the published author of Forsaking Mimosa, a novel published in 2012 by Dogwood Press, she is also a photographer and an artist.


Related Topix: Gautier, MS, McComb, MS, Photography, Arts, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Journalism

Commercial Dispatch

You scream, I scream: Bully's cold treat keeps gaining in popularity

Mississippi State University students line up for Bulldog ice cream served by members of the MSU Alumni Association at a prior celebration of the university's anniversary.


Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Baked Goods, Cookies, Columbus, MS, Cake, Poplarville, MS

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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

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