Monthly Archives: February 2015

Consider safety tips for spring gobbler season

> > > By James E. “Jim” Miller > Professor Emeritus, Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture > MSU Extension Service > > STARKVILLE, Miss. — With spring gobbler season quickly approaching, here are some precautions hunters need to remember…

Diversity efforts create inclusive environment at MSU

> > > STARKVILLE, Miss.–A diverse group of celebrated speakers and successful professionals are packing Mississippi State University’s forums, conferences and symposiums exploring inclusion strategies, diversity policies and the unique challenges faced by people of color. > > The MSU…

State’s plants should rally from recent snow

> > > By Bonnie Coblentz > MSU Ag Communications > > STARKVILLE, Miss. — Winter storms make pretty landscapes, but many homeowners wonder what impact the ice and snow will have on plants that already started preparing for spring.…

MDOC-SMCI PRISON HIRING CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS

> > JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) intends to hire 50 new correctional officers for the prison in Leakesville, Miss. in March. > > Interviews and screenings will be held Saturday, March 7, 2015, at the South…

Parchman fowl unite MSU, state agencies

> > Parchman fowl unite > MSU, state agencies > > By Linda Breazeale > MSU Ag Communications > > PARCHMAN, Miss. — A chicken flock at the state’s largest correctional facility is uniting the Mississippi State University Extension Service,…

EC Tennis Squads Fall to Jones

> ECCC Tennis teams dropped a pair of decisions to Jones County Junior College Tuesday, Feb. 24 in Decatur. > > In women’s competition, results were as follows: > > Doubles – EC’s Shannon St. Claire and Kristine Jenkins fell…

MDPS Accident Report Update from Winter Storm

> > > MS Department of Public Safety Accident Reports from Winter Storm > > Pearl— The Mississippi Department of Public Safety is reporting state troopers responded to 150 weather related accidents on state roads from the storm system that…

After the Storm Precautions

> The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) continues to monitor the health impacts of recent severe winter weather. > Significant power outages, home repairs, and flooding can create dangerous and potentially life-threatening situations. > > MSDH urges residents should…