Monthly Archives: July 2015

Invasive Asian carp pose double threat

> > By Vanessa Beeson > Forest and Wildlife Research Center > > Many Mississippians are aware of the damage wild hogs do to the land in the region, but they may not know the Mississippi River and surrounding waters…

Unusually High Absentee Voting Activity Reported**

> Jackson—A statewide comparison of absentee ballots cast thus far in the Primary Election shows several counties have a high number of absentee ballots requested. > > “High absentee ballots are always cause for concern with our Agency,” says Secretary…

Business startup gets large investment, office space

> > > STARKVILLE, Miss.–A startup business created by a Mississippi State student team plans to use a record-setting private investment and its first formal office space to develop an even more sophisticated product. > > The recent $100,000 commitment…

Floral design workshop series kicks off Aug. 1

> > > BILOXI, Miss. — The first in a six-part floral design workshop series for the public will be Aug. 1 at the Coastal Research and Extension Center in Biloxi. > > Long-time Mississippi State University floral professor Jim…

DA Announces Alcorn County Supervisor Resigns

> JACKSON – District Attorney John Weddle announces Jimmy “Dal” Nelms, an Alcorn County Supervisor, is resigning his post effective immediately and has withdrawn his candidacy for re-election. Nelms was charged with grand larceny yesterday after authorities say he allegedly…