Monthly Archives: July 2012

MDOC INVESTIGATES REPORT AS SEARCH FOR PAROLEE CONTINUES

MDOC INVESTIGATES REPORT AS SEARCH FOR PAROLEE CONTINUES (Jackson) – The Mississippi Department of Corrections is investigating a report about two probation/parole officers searching for a parolee at a Jackson apartment complex on July 19, 2012.   Parolee Tommy Lee…

IMPACT program continues free services for kids

As it has for more than a decade, Mississippi State’s T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability is continuing a free program for young children unlike any other in the area. Funded by the Mississippi Department of Health, Project Insuring…

MSU hosted crop field day on Starkville farm

Despite morning rains, about 150 people from attending the Agronomic Crops Field Day at the R.R. Foil Plant Science Research Center Thursday at Mississippi State University. A bus tour took participants to six stops to view the university¹s cotton, soybean…

Plant daylilies in all shapes, sizes, colors

Daylilies are extremely easy-to-grow flowering perennials, and their variety gives gardeners plenty of ways to create unique, colorful landscape designs. They come in every color, shape, and size imaginableŠand some you probably never dreamed possible. The orange ditch lilies, Hemerocallis…

1932-2012

The MDWFP Celebrates 80 Years of Conservation: 1932-2012 This year the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) is celebrating 80 years of conserving natural resources across the state. The MDWFP is about hunting, fishing, conservation, and education. We…

BorgWarner Announces Expansion at Water Valley, Miss., Facility

FW: BorgWarner Announces Expansion at Water Valley, Miss., Facility                    BorgWarner Announces Expansion at Water Valley, Miss., Facility Water Valley, Miss. – Gov. Phil Bryant joined officials from BorgWarner, a global powertrain supplier, today in announcing the company is expanding…

MBI Issues Silver Alert

MBI Issues Silver Alert The Mississippi Highway Patrol/Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert regarding a missing elderly George County man. Chester C. “Sonny” Breland, 83, was last seen at his  home located at 164 Stonecypher Road in…

2012 drought will shrink livestock¹s profit margins

By Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ Pictures of wilting corn in the Midwest may dominate the evening news, but the 2012 drought is also shrinking livestock¹s profit potential nationwide. John Michael Riley, agricultural economist with Mississippi State…

HARPER TO PRESENT CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL

U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) will honor 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 the Lawrence County Courthouse and is…