Monthly Archives: March 2013

Mississippi producers plan for more corn, less cotton

Mississippi producers plan for more corn, less cotton By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ Corn is the anticipated biggest winner and cotton the biggest loser as Mississippi producers shuffle commodity acres to take advantage of market conditions.…

ECCC Softball Squad Falls Twice to Jones County

East Central Community College¹s fast-pitch softball squad dropped a twin bill to Jones County Junior College Tuesday, March 26 on the Ellisville campus. The Lady Diamond Warriors fell 7-4 in the opener and were blanked 8-0 in the nightcap of…

ECCC Diamond Warriors Sweep Co-Lin

Tim Anderson and Chase Domino combined for seven hits and five RBIs in leading East Central Community College to a 15-0 blowout of Copiah-Lincoln Community College in the first of two wins over the home standing Wolves Tuesday, March 26…

Three arrested for Insurance Fraud in Chickasaw County

Jackson, MS‹Three Mississippians have been indicted and arrested in Chickasaw County for insurance fraud, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. -Robert Polk, 46, of Tupelo, was arrested following indictment by the Chickasaw Grand Jury on one count of fraudulent use…

Old Waverly Celebrates 25 Years in Southern Golf

West Point, MS ­ Old Waverly Golf Club of Mississippi is celebrating its silver anniversary this year. As the club reaches the 25-year benchmark, it honors its beginnings and the milestones that have led to the acclaim it holds today.…

MSU Extension Service offers poultry education

By Keri Collins Lewis MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ With the arrival of spring, hatching chicks is a popular topic of conversation in many Mississippi classrooms. Mississippi State University Extension experts are accepting requests for their hatch-out program, which…

Jobs Increase in February

The Mississippi Department of Employment Security announced today that more people held jobs in February 2013 than in January 2013. According to preliminary numbers, employers reported 5,500 more jobs in February 2013, which is an increase of 17,000 from February…