Monthly Archives: June 2013

Delayed watermelons arrive for July picnics

By Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE ­ Mississippians love Fourth of July watermelons, and the 2013 melon crop should be worth the wait after weather delays. David Nagel, horticulturist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said the…

MSU baseball celebration set

MSU Baseball ‘Welcome Home’ Celebration set June 26, 2013 Celebrating the best season by any team in school history, the Mississippi State athletic department invites fans to Dudy Noble Field this Thursday [June 27], at 7 p.m., to celebrate the…

FW: Online data resource updated with recent census figures

Online data resource updated with recent census figures, adds interactive features The University Research Center recently updated the online data resource, the Mississippi Handbook of Selected Data, which contains maps, graphs and tables displaying socio-economic data relevant for Mississippi. Last…

Editorial Thoughts from Greenwood:

Editorial Thoughts from Greenwood: Section 5 has served its purpose The U.S. Supreme Court¹s decision to effectively nullify a controversial portion of the 1965 Voting Rights Act has brought on the expected hyperventilating. Critics of the decision have acted as…

Bates Joins ECCC Football Staff

A former University of Alabama standout is the most recent addition to first-year head football coach Ken Karcher¹s staff at East Central Community College in Decatur. Todd Bates will coach defensive linemen and serve as strength and conditioning coach, effective…

HARPER RESPONDS TO COURT¹S VOTING RIGHTS OPINION

WASHINGTON, DC ­ U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court¹s decision to strike down Section IV of the ³Voting Rights Act of 1965²: ³The ŒVoting Rights Act¹ had no provision for…

Hosemann Statement on Supreme Court Ruling

Statement by Secretary Hosemann on Supreme Court Voting Rights Act Opinion ³The United States Supreme Court placed Mississippi on equal footing with every other State. The Court¹s decision removes requirements for Mississippi to travel through the expensive and time consuming…

MSU holds July 18 Corn and Soybean Field Day

STONEVILLE ­ Corn and soybean producers as well as others involved in agriculture will benefit from the July 18 Corn and Soybean Field Day at Mississippi State University¹s Delta Research and Extension Center. Registration begins at 10 a.m. in the…