Monthly Archives: March 2013

Families First offers Nutrition Education

Families First For Mississippi is promoting healthy living during the month of March. Presentations, workshops, and health fairs will be held throughout the state in an effort to promote health and well-being for families. Each March, the Academy of Nutrition…

Fly Timber Expanding Operations in Grenada, Miss.

Grenada, Miss. (March 19, 2013) ­ Officials from Fly Timber have announced the company is expanding its operations in Grenada, Miss., in Grenada County. The project represents a company investment of more than $6 million and will create 30 new…

State Auditor Returns Over $92,000 to Tishomingo County

State Auditor Stacey Pickering returned $92,583.71 yesterday, March 18, to the Tishomingo County Board of Supervisors following an investigation into former Chancery Clerk Hayden Ables¹ misappropriation of public funds. The Auditor¹s Office found that Ables used his position as Chancery…

ECCC Golfers Finish Fifth in Co-Lin Tourney

ECCC Golfers Finish Fifth in Co-Lin Tourney East Central Community College¹s golf team placed fifth in MACJC Event #3 held March 17-18, 2013, on the Wolf Hollow course at Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Wesson. The Warrior linksters carded a 621…

Caterpillar Foundation provides $20K for robotics

STARKVILLE, Miss.–Mississippi students will receive a boost through a Caterpillar Foundation initiative to support K-12 education in science, mathematics, engineering and technology (STEM) through the Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State. Roberto Ortega, manager of the Caterpillar plant in…

Updated damage reports from MEMA

PEARL ­ The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received reports of damage from 14 counties as a result of severe weather moving through the state. The counties reporting damages are as follows: * Calhoun: Trees and power lines down. *…

ECCC Baseball Team Splits Division Doubleheaders

ECCC Diamond Warriors Split Division Doubleheaders East Central Community College¹s baseball squad began MACJC South Division competition by splitting doubleheaders with visiting Pearl River Community College on March 12 and home standing Jones County Junior College on March 16. The…