Monthly Archives: August 2014

Demand Issued Against Jones County Judge

> JACKSON – Circuit Judge Billy Joe Landrum of the 18th Circuit Court District has not been following state law in administering a Jones County Community Services Program for offenders coming through his court, according to the State Auditor’s Office.…

Make Safety Top Priority this Labor Day

> Make Safety Top Priority this Labor Day > > JACKSON, MISS. – Labor Day is a wonderful time to celebrate achievements of the American workforce during one of the final weeks of summer.During this peak holiday travel time, the…

Riley Foundation initiates new MSU scholars program

> > MERIDIAN, Miss.–The Riley Foundation again is increasing support of local Mississippi State University scholarships. > > Recently the Lauderdale County-based organization provided funding for a new set of academic awards at the MSU-Meridian campus to begin this fall.…

National nonprofit donates to MSU veterinary program

> MISSISSIPPI STATE — The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has awarded the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine a grant to support the college’s Mobile Veterinary Clinics. > > The $40,000 grant will cover…

MDOT Employee Selected for Rotary Peace Fellow

> JACKSON, MISS.— The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is proud to announce that employee Bul Mabil was selected by the Trustees of the Rotary Foundation to serve as a Rotary Peace Fellow and will travel to England to study…

MSU 2014 Men of Color Summit to focus on education

> > > STARKVILLE, Miss.–Men of color aspiring to academic and professional success face unique challenges, so one of the Southeastern Conference’s most diverse universities is sponsoring a Men of Color Summit to discuss those issues. > > “Global Competitiveness:…

ATV Riding in Public Streams is Illegal

> JACKSON – Fisheries Biologists with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) want to remind All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) drivers that riding in streambeds can be harmful to fish habitat and fish, and may be unlawful. ATVs…