Monthly Archives: May 2012

Multiple County Officials Switch Parties

Multiple County Officials Switch Parties Today the Mississippi Republican Party welcomed several former Democrat elected officials to the Republican Party at a news conference held at the State Republican Party headquarters in Jackson.  Several Republican elected officials were on hand…

Conway Twitty to be honored.

Conway Twitty to be honored. On Thursday, May 31, country music star Conway Twitty will be honored with the latest marker on the Mississippi Country Music Trail. The marker unveiling is scheduled for 1 p.m. at 700 Second Street in…

UM Team Overhauls State’s Child Welfare Training

UM Team Overhauls State’s Child Welfare Training A University of Mississippi-led team is at the forefront of improving child welfare training in the state. The new UM Child Welfare Training Academy, established through a four-year grant administered by the Mississippi…

FSA to close offices

FSA to close offices WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the consolidation of 125 Farm Service Administration (FSA) offices across the country, consistent with the 2008 Farm Bill passed during the previous Congress.…

FSA to close offices

FSA to close offices WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the consolidation of 125 Farm Service Administration (FSA) offices across the country, consistent with the 2008 Farm Bill passed during the previous Congress.…

Greenville man convicted in murder for hire scheme

Greenville man convicted in murder for hire scheme A Greenville man has been convicted of four counts of conspiracy to commit capital murder, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.   Perry Jackson, age 42, of Greenville pleaded guilty before Judge…

Presley alert about scams

Presley alert about scams Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley warned Mississippi consumers today of a weekend series of scam calls claiming to be BancorpSouth asking customers to either validate or re-instate their debit cards. Presley said his office contacted officials…

Ronald McDonald House Grant Announcement

Ronald McDonald House Grant Announcement           JACKSON, MISS. — Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mississippi Board of Directors announced it will accept grant applications from qualifying organizations for projects that improve the health/well-being of infants (defined as ages under one year.)…