Monthly Archives: December 2014

Cowboys’ Donald Hawkins Gives Back to Tunica

> > By Kevin Maloney/NWCCRANGERS.com > > TUNICA – Former Ranger and NJCAA First Team All-American offensive tackle Donald Hawkins has been on the receiving end of numerous awards and honors on the football field as a college player, but…

Woman charge with violation of Social Host Law

In the early morning hours of September 25, 2014, an automobile accident near Purvis, MS claimed the lives of three teenagers. At the request of the Lamar County Sheriff’s Department, the Mississippi Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Bureau of Enforcement initiated…

Turn off the TV, turn on the talk

> > > By Amy Barefield > MSU School of Human Sciences > > MISSISSIPPI STATE — The countdown to the holiday break has begun, and parents and caregivers looking to keep kids occupied and happy should focus on the…

The W to raise awareness of healthy eating

> COLUMBUS, Miss. — Mississippi University for Women plans to make Mississippi healthier with mobile kitchen demonstrations of healthy ingredients and food preparation. > > In the fall of 2015, The W looks to launch Project CHEW (Cook Healthy, Eat…

Solar Farm in Chickasaw County approved

Presley: Commission Approves Construction of State’s Largest Solar Farm in Chickasaw County Jackson, Mississippi (December 17, 2014) – Today Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced that the Public Service Commission has approved construction of a massive solar energy project in…

ECCC Collects Toys for Tots

> ECCC Collects Toys for Tots > More than 1,000 toys and gifts for needy children were recently collected by East Central Community College staff members and students for the annual Toys for Tots Campaign sponsored by the Marine Corps…

I-20 Trailer Fire spotted

> I-20 Trailer Fire Fact Sheet > What happened? > * At Approximately 6:30 p.m. driver realized trailer was ablaze. Driver detached trailer and removed himself safely. > * Lake and Forest volunteer FD responded to the scene. Due to…

MSU department announces major archaeological find

> > STARKVILLE, Miss. — Six official clay seals found by a Mississippi State University archaeological team at a small site in Israel offer evidence that supports the existence of biblical kings David and Solomon. > > Many modern scholars…

Third White-tailed Deer Gun Season Opens December 24

> > Third White-tailed Deer Gun Season Opens December 24 > JACKSON – Mississippi’s third white-tailed deer gun hunting season will open December 24 and run through January 21. Hunting with dogs is allowed during this season. Legal deer include…