Monthly Archives: January 2014

Current library exhibit features ‘Game of Change’

> > STARKVILLE, Miss.–A current exhibit in Mississippi State’s Mitchell Memorial Library focuses on the “Game of Change” that occurred during the 1963 NCAA Mideast Regional Basketball Tournament. > > > > The game’s significance centers around the history-making precedent…

Regional Science Bowl to be held at The W

> > COLUMBUS, Miss. – About 100 high school students from throughout the state will gather at Mississippi University for Women to compete in the annual Regional Science Bowl Friday, Jan. 31. > > The competition is being hosted by…

FROZEN PIPES PREVENTION SHOULD BE A PRIORITY TONIGHT

> Jackson, MS, January 28, 2014 — With temperatures predicted to drop near the teens and severe winter weather occurring, Mississippi residents should take precautionary measures inside their homes. The frigid temperatures expected to hit the state again this week…

KIDS COUNT releases reading proficiency data

> > In a new KIDS COUNT® data snapshot, the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds that a large majority of children in the United States are not reading proficiently by the time they reach fourth grade—a key predictor of a…

EMEPA offices closing due weather conditions

> EMEPA offices closing due to weather conditions > > East Mississippi Electric Power Association is closing at noon today due to weather and driving conditions. We will reopen at noon Wednesday, Jan. 29. > > Dispatchers and crews will…

Mississippi Unemployment Rate Drops Again

> JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Department of Employment Security announced today that Mississippi’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December 2013 was 8 percent, down .3 percent from November’s rate. The last time the state’s unemployment rate was 8 percent…