Monthly Archives: October 2015

Fire Safety No Trick on Halloween

> > > Jackson, MS – As tiny ghosts, goblins, pirates, cowboys, and princesses prepare for trick-or-treating this Halloween weekend, Commissioner of Insurance and > State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney reminds parents that fire safety is no trick on Halloween.…

Mississippi promotes agriculture at expo

> > > STARKVILLE, Miss. — From live blues music to shrimp and catfish, visitors to the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia, got quite a taste of Mississippi at the annual event. > > Billed as North America’s premier…

Presley has stood up to boondoggle.

> Presley has stood up to boondoggle. > > There was a time when we considered Brandon Presley, the public service commissioner from Mississippi’s Northern District, as too populist. > His populism has grown on us, however, specifically as it…

Statewide Burn Ban Lifted

> Statewide Burn Ban Lifted > > JACKSON—At the request and advice of the Mississippi Forestry Commission, Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a proclamation lifting the statewide burn ban that has been in force since Oct. 20. > > Local…

UM Takes Down State Flag

> > Staff Report > > OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi Police Department officers lowered and furled the state flag in a Lyceum Circle ceremony as the campus opened Monday morning. The flag will be preserved in the University…