11 hrs ago
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.
17 hrs ago
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.