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The 24th annual rice luncheon is slated for Sept. 19 at the Walter Sillers Colliseum on Delta State's campus.
Ample rains helped bring the yield for dryland corn close that for irrigated land, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture is forecasting record yield of 180 bushels per acre, Mississippi State University analysts said.
From left, Mississippi State University students Marshall Downing, Alec Mau, Shelby Newton, Penelope Dao, Sean McCarthy and Kellie Mitchell run through a scene during Tuesday's rehearsal for "Medea." Photo by: Zach Odom/Dispatch Staff With no other lighting than the sun, Shackouls Honors College students will recreate a classic Greek tragedy the way it was originally performed -- outside.
Due to a sell-out game at Ladd Peebles Stadium Saturday afternoon, for the University of South Alabama versus Mississippi State University football game, thousands of folks parked at the Bel Air Mall instead of at the stadium. The Wave Transit System, the public transportation provider for the City of Mobile, partnered with South Alabama to provide a game day shuttle service from Bel Air Mall to Ladd Peebles.
Mississippi State University analysts say ample rains helped bring the yield for dryland corn close that for irrigated land, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture is forecasting record yield of 180 bushels per acre. Extension Service agricultural economist Brian Williams says that's four bushels higher than last year and two bushels above last month's estimate.
Michael Hingson will soon visit Mississippi State University to explain how the human-animal bond saved his life during the terrorist attacks in New York on Sept. 11, 2001.
Clayton, a Tupelo High School and Mississippi State University graduate, hid in the bathroom of Alabama's football coach before popping the question to Kayla Posey. A story by Alex McDaniel of AL.com details Clayton's creative proposal.
Enrollment rose slightly for the fall semester at Mississippi's eight public universities, but fell for the fourth straight year at the state's 15 community colleges. Preliminary counts released Wednesday show the number of students rose 1.1 percent at universities to 79,909 overall and fell 1.8 percent at the community colleges to 76,266.
The Lexington County Sheriff's Office in South Carolina held a press conference on Wednesday regarding the case of Timothy Jones, Jr. who is accused of killing his 5 children. On Tuesday, Jones led law The Sheriff of Smith County in Mississippi, where Jones is in custody, told our reporters that Jones actually attended Mississippi State University in Starkville.
Jack Cristil's rich, distinctive voice and precise descriptives helped create a vast radio audience for Mississippi State football and basketball for 58 years until his doctor-ordered retirement in 2011, and during his storied tenure at the mic he became the most ardent of Maroon and White supporters. His identity with Mississippi State University was at least as strong as any of the other long-term and much-heard collegiate announcers in U.S. history.
The Mississippi city of Starkville will become the first in the right-leaning state to extend benefits to same-sex partners of its employees, according to local media reports. Starkville, a city of 24,000 residents that is home to Mississippi State University, in January became the first Mississippi city to adopt a resolution affirming the value of all citizens, in response to a state religious freedom bill - now a law - that critics say legalizes discrimination against gays and others.
Beard + Riser Architects, PLLC, is pleased to announce the addition of a new intern architect, Austin Robinson, who will join the firm for a year-long paid internship. Robinson is on track to complete his architecture degree at Mississippi State University in Spring 2015.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 01:46 am
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