Monthly Archives: October 2012

Love of horticulture grows prolific career

Love of horticulture grows prolific career By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE — As a boy growing up in central Mississippi, Joe Gordy never imagined that his love of flowers would grow into an accomplished career. Gordy, a…

OCH Rehab Services to Offer Free Screenings, Tour of Facility

OCH Rehab Services to Offer Free Screenings, Tour of Facility OCH Rehab Services to Offer Free Screenings, Tour of Facility        OCH Regional Medical Center’s Rehab Services Department welcomes visitors to tour its facility Wednesday, October 24, in recognition of National…

Beating breast cancer? There¹s an app for that!

By Mariah Smith Extension Center for Technology Outreach October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and if the men in the National Football League can wear pink, surely the rest of us can use technology to prevent, diagnose and beat breast…

Food defense workshop helps processors plan

MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ To most consumers, the idea of someone purposefully contaminating food seems far-fetched, but to food business owners, it is a reality for which they must plan. Mississippi State University Extension Service food scientists partnered with the U.S.…

Watch for deer

Watch for deer MDOT Reminds Motorists to Watch Out for Deer on Mississippi Highways As we approach the fall months, deer are more visible and active on Mississippi highways and roadways. The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) warns motorists to…

Voter Registration Deadline Approaches

Voter Registration Deadline Approaches Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann would like to remind everyone the deadline to register to vote in the November 6, 2012, General Election is October 6, 2012.   State law requires Circuit Clerks’ offices to be…

Mississippi Rabbit Season Opens October 13

Mississippi Rabbit Season Opens October 13 Mississippi’s rabbit hunting season begins October 13, 2012 and closes February 28, 2013. The bag limit is 8 rabbits per day.  Rabbit hunting is a fun and exciting way to spend time with family…

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In-woods equipment show set for Oct. 5-6 MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ The Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show will showcase the newest technology and machinery being used to advance the South¹s timber industry. The event is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday…

Authorities Search for Mississippi Alabama Man

Authorities Search for Mississippi Alabama Man The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is assisting the Attala County Sheriff’s Department with efforts to find an Auburn, Alabama man whose been missing since September 25th.  Twenty-year-old Nicholas Jones is described as a white…