Monthly Archives: May 2015

Boys State wraps up with $35,000 in scholarships

> > > STARKVILLE, Miss.–More than 370 rising high school seniors are headed home from a week at Mississippi State University with new leadership skills and confidence, but many of those boys also are leaving with substantial scholarship awards. >…

Neshoba County Lake Youth Fishing Rodeo

> JACKSON –Youth 15 years and younger are invited to a youth fishing rodeo at Neshoba County Lake beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 13. The free event is hosted by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks…

Keenum elected vice president of the SEC

> > > STARKVILLE, Miss.–Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum has been elected vice president of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) by his fellow presidents/chancellors. The action was taken Friday at the SEC’s summer meeting in Destin, Florida. > >…

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> > > By Linda Breazeale > MSU Ag Communications > > STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mother Nature may deserve most of the credit, but management decisions by some “boots on the ground” also contributed to Mississippi’s record yields in cotton,…

ATVs can be fun if handled with caution

> > > By Brittany Jacks > MSU Ag Communications > > STARKVILLE, Miss. — Riding all-terrain vehicles is a fun adventure until tragedy strikes, but simple practices can keep riders safe. > > Jesse Wilson, a high school senior…