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Johnston named 22nd president of Rio Grande
The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College has announced the appointment of Dr. Michelle R. Johnston as its 22nd president.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Mississippi Business Journal
Is cotton looking too good? Farmers facing weaker prices
Cotton is looking good across the state as bolls open and harvest nears, but increased cotton acreage planted across the country means lower prices on this year's crop.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Ward 3 candidates
Education Specialist and Master's Degree in education administration from the University of Mississippi and Bachelor's degree in physical education and mathematics from Mississippi State University.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Grant will fund work on Grant memoirs
A grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission will allow the Ulysses S. Grant Association to continue its work on the first two volumes of the personal memoirs of President Ulysses S. Grant.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Delta Farm Press
Turn-row irrigation termination sessions focus on when to turn off water on soybeans
New research and field observations are showing that terminating irrigation when the soybeans are merely touching may mean at least one more irrigation is needed, says Trent Irby, Extension soybean specialist with Mississippi State University.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Big grain crops may mean farmers need to replenish nutrients levels in Mid-South corn, beans
Mississippi producers appear to be on track to harvest a soybean crop of about 48 bushels per acre and a corn crop of around 178 bushels per acre as a result of near-perfect growing conditions earlier this summer.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Riley Foundation Initiates New MSU Scholars Program
The Riley Foundation says it's increasing support of local Mississippi State University scholarships.
Sociology instructor's first love is being in her kitchen
After everyone else in her family went to bed, she crept into the kitchen and got down her mother's cookbooks.
Primeaux Cheese & Vino names new executive chef
"We are excited to welcome Chef Trent to our staff here at Primeaux," said Paul Primeaux , owner of the cafe.
Mississippi Teen Smoking rate declines
Smoking among middle school students in Mississippi is declining. According to the Mississippi State University Social Science Research Center, in 2013 4.1 percent of middle school students were current smokers, a decrease of over 20 percent from 1998.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Mississippi Press
Ocean Springs' Kay Baggett `a unique combination'
When Kay Baggett passed away Saturday at the age of 67, Ocean Springs lost a piece of its soul, because if there was anyone who was uniquely Ocean Springs, it was Kay Baggett.
How Woodpecker Bodies Cushion Collision Impact On Bird Brains
Woodpeckers are some of the most industrious birds in nature. Their intense tapping -- all an elaborate effort to procure food -- can happen as rapidly as 20 pecks per second, with each strike transmitting a seemingly brain-rattling force of up to 1,200 times the force of gravity at Earth's surface.
Scientists tap tech to reveal dinosaur egg secrets
Inside the geology department at Mississippi State University, one man is on a mission to see exactly what's inside a rock -- but this is no ordinary rock.
Methane Plumes Leaking Through Atlantic Ocean Floor: Study
Methane plumes were recently found in vast numbers off the Atlantic coast during a recent survey, overhauling previously held notions about what's under the ocean floor.
The Miami Herald
MSU's renovated stadium will be ready for kickoff
Mississippi State University Athletics Director Scott Stricklin says the freshly renovated stadium is ready for Saturday's kickoff against Southern Mississippi.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
MSU, NOAA, Liquid Robotics team up to improve hurricane forecasting
Mississippi State University and NOAA are partners with a California robotics firm in a research project to help improve hurricane intensity forecasting.
Longtime vet tech turns organizational skills into business
At age 15, she took a job at All Animal Hospital in Tupelo as a kennel worker, assistant, receptionist - whatever needed to be done.
Hundreds of Methane Plumes Spotted on Sea Floor
Bubble streams off the U.S. East Coast could be methane-rich ices warming and releasing the potent greenhouse gas Plumes of bubbles streaming from hundreds of newly discovered sea-floor seeps between North Carolina and Massachusetts are likely to contain methane and could be adding as much as 90 tonnes of the planet-warming gas to the atmosphere or ... (more)
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Analysis: Book takes fresh look at Miss. history
We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.
MSU parents warn others of new LSD type drug circulating
Two Mississippi State University students are recovering after their parents say the two smoked marijuana that they believe was laced with something very dangerous.