Monthly Archives: April 2013

Before ’42’ went pro, he trained under MSU alum

STARKVILLE, Miss.–Amid the storyline of Jackie Robinson’s epic struggle and ultimately successful effort to break major league baseball’s color line is a smaller storyline involving a former outfielder who played for what now is Mississippi State University. Prior to making…

Warm weather brings out sun-seeking snakes

By Keri Collins Lewis MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ Mississippi is home to a wide variety of creatures, and warmer spring temperatures bring many of them — including snakes — out into the sun. ³We have 35 species of…

Tornado-damaged tower cripples farming efforts

MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ Even if their farms were not in the path of the April 11 tornado, hundreds of farmers will feel the loss of the massive communications tower in Noxubee County. The 300-foot-tall microwave tower located in the middle…

‘Super Bulldogs’ to enjoy weekend packed with fun

STARKVILLE, Miss.–For Mississippi State students, employees, alumni and friends, mid-April signals the arrival of the university’s annual family-friendly Super Bulldog Weekend. The Old Main Music Festival, a Southeastern Conference Women’s Tennis Championship, Maroon-White Intersquad Football Game, and SEC baseball series…

Drug research company won MSU startup award

Drug research company won MSU startup award MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ Sano Chemical, the company launched to develop an antifungal drug discovered at Mississippi State University, received the university¹s Faculty Start-up Company of the Year award April 5. Dr. Stephen Pruett,…

Seven counties reporting damages to MEMA

Seven Counties Reporting Damages to MEMA PEARL ­ The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received a report of one death and at least five injures from severe storms and a tornado that moved through Kemper County earlier this afternoon. Seven…