Monthly Archives: October 2013

MSU Deer Lab launches food plot planting app

> > > MISSISSIPPI STATE – Wildlife managers can get expert tips on what to plant in food plots year-round with a new app from the Mississippi State University Deer Lab. > > Bronson Strickland, a wildlife management specialist with…

FARMtastic experience awaits school children

> > MISSISSIPPI STATE – A new agricultural event targeting third-graders will take place at Mississippi State University Nov. 5-9. > > FARMtastic is an educational program designed to help children learn the sources of their food, clothing and other…

MSU research: Arts integration impacts test scores

> STARKVILLE, Miss.–Effective classroom arts integration can reduce or eliminate educational achievement gaps for economically disadvantaged students, according to a Mississippi State University research report. > > In other words, when teachers reinforce academic concepts with the arts, students learn…

Natural horsemanship promotes leadership

> > By Linda Breazeale > MSU Ag Communications > > TUNICA – A decade after watching her first demonstration of Pat Parelli’s natural horsemanship techniques, Katie Cagle was in the arena with her horse for some personal instruction from…

Lyceum concert invites all to say ‘Hello, cello’

> > STARKVILLE, Miss.–The internationally recognized Portland Cello Project brings its very special style of musical entertainment to Mississippi State for a Nov. 5 concert in the university’s 2013-14 Lyceum Series. > > The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in…

AG warns Mississippians of recent lottery scams

> > Jackson, MS- Attorney General Jim Hood is warning Mississippi residents to be cautious of phoney phone marketers promising lottery winnings or bogus checks in the mail claiming you’ve been selected as a grand prize winner. > > This…

State of MS Receives $60k for Securities Violation

> > Jackson, Miss.— Mississippi received $60,302 in settlement funds, after a multi-state investigation found UBS Financial Services violated State securities laws. Conducted by the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), the investigation revealed several UBS employees sold securities without…

Coffeeville Officer-Involved Shooting

> > The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is assisting the Coffeeville Police Department with the investigation of an officer-involved shooting that occurred Sunday night, October 20th. Coffeeville police received a domestic violence call about 9:00 p.m. at 210 Rayburn Street.…

Children’s concert honors famous Mississippians

> > STARKVILLE, Miss.–The Starkville/Mississippi State University Symphony Association will sponsor a series of concerts for children and an evening concert for all music lovers Nov. 1. > > School children, kindergarten through fifth grade, are invited to attend “Mississippi…