Monthly Archives: November 2012

Community members can participate in MSU concert

STARKVILLE, Miss.–Residents of Golden Triangle communities are invited to a free Dec. 4 Christmas concert by the Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra. The annual Criss Christmas Concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in downtown Starkville.…

Former Greene County Chancery Clerk Sentenced for Embezzling

Former Greene County Chancery Clerk Sentenced for Embezzling Former Greene County Chancery Clerk Sentenced for Embezzling (Jackson, Miss.) – State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced that Latricia Cornelson, 48, former Chancery Clerk for Greene County, pled guilty to two counts of…

MSU project saves state money, effort

By Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ An advanced database training project conducted by the Mississippi State University Extension Service is saving the state millions of dollars, improving skills and making jobs easier. The Geospatial Education and Outreach…

Former Sardis City Clerk Sentenced for Embezzlement

Former Sardis City Clerk Sentenced for Embezzlement State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced that Odessa Johnson, former city clerk for Sardis, has been sentenced to serve 2 and a half years in the custody of the Department of Corrections followed by…

Healthy immune systems help prevent illnesses

By Kaitlyn Byrne MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ Each year, cold and flu season threatens to steal holiday happiness, but a healthy immune system can prevent sickness from ruining the most wonderful time of the year. Brent Fountain, registered…

Use good judgment when feeding wildlife

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ Warm-hearted Mississippians often turn their attention to their furry and feathered neighbors when temperatures get cold, putting out feeders to care for them over the winter. Birds are the most commonly…

Take steps to deter thieves this holiday

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Ag Communications JACKSON — Christmas gifts have begun to fill the secret hiding places of shoppers everywhere, and unfortunately, thieves know it. Ted Gordon, safety and risk management director for Mississippi State University¹s Extension Service, said…