Monthly Archives: July 2012

MSU names building to honor former director

By Dr. Rebekah Ray MSU Delta Research and Extension Center STONEVILLE ­ Mississippi State University will honor a 1950 graduate and longtime professor and administrator when a new building is dedicated at the Delta Research and Extension Center. The facility…

Master Gardeners help communities blossom

JACKSON ­ After 20 years in Mississippi, the Master Gardener program is stronger than ever and still making its mark on the state. Lelia Kelly, state Master Gardener coordinator with the Mississippi State University Extension Service since 2002, said she…

Missing Choctaw Countian update

Missing Choctaw Countian update The Mississippi Highway Patrol/Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is issuing a Silver Alert for James William Sunn, 76, of Ackerman. Sunn left Ackerman toward Arkansas July 18, 2012 en route to Vancouver Island, British Columbia and has…

Choctaw county man missing

Choctaw county man missing The Mississippi Highway Patrol/Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is issuing a Silver Alert for James William Sunn, 76, of Ackerman. Sunn left Ackerman toward Arkansas July 18, 2012 en route to Vancouver Island, British Columbia and has…

HARPER TO PRESENT CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) will honor Senior Master Sergeant Johnny C. Whitfield of Monticello with the Tuskegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal during a ceremony Friday, July 27, 2012. The 2:00 p.m. event will be held at…

Kirkpatrick Inducted in Southern Public Relations Hall of Fame

Kirkpatrick Inducted in Southern Public Relations Hall of Fame     Kirkpatrick Inducted in Southern Public Relations Hall of Fame William E. “Bud” Kirkpatrick, former director of public relations for The University of Southern Mississippi, was recently inducted into the Southern Public…

Washington Flights

Cochran Welcomes Decision to Retain Nonstop Jackson-to-Washington Flights U.S. Transportation Dept. Decision Keeps Direct Flight Option for Mississippi          WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today applauded the U.S. Department of Transportation decision granting long-term authority to US Airways…