Monthly Archives: September 2013

Yokohama Tire invests in education with gifts

> > STARKVILLE, Miss.–Yokohama Tire Corporation, on the eve of its groundbreaking ceremony for a major new facility in Clay County, showed the company’s support for education and economic development in the region with a substantial gift to Mississippi State…

Changes continue for swine industry

> > MISSISSIPPI STATE – Mississippi swine producers are discovering the only constant in their industry is change. > > John Michael Riley, agricultural economist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said a variety of challenges have kept the…

Sweet potato undercutter studies show promise

> > > Sweet potato undercutter > studies show promise > > By Susan Collins-Smith > MSU Ag Communications > > MISSISSIPPI STATE – A machine designed by a group of Mississippi State University researchers could help sweet potato farmers…

Tai Chi at OCH Wellness

> > > The Wellness Connection at OCH Regional Medical Center will offer a six-week Tai Chi class beginning Tuesday, October 1 from 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. in the OCH Aerobic Room. > > A form of moving meditation,…

Philadelphia resident facing insurance fraud charges

> Jackson, MS—A Neshoba County resident has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of insurance fraud, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. > Phillip Willis, 46, of Philadelphia, has been arrested by the Neshoba County Sheriff’s Office following indictment…

Regional 4-H workshop polishes area volunteers

> Regional 4-H workshop > polishes area volunteers > > MISSISSIPPI STATE – Since the 4-H goal of making the best better applies not only to young people but also to the volunteer leaders who oversee local clubs, ongoing training…