Monthly Archives: February 2016

One fundamental key builds healthy marriages

> > By Brittany Jacks > MSU Extension Service > > STARKVILLE, Miss. — The foundation of a healthy marriage rests on the solid ground of communication. > > Karen Benson, an agent of the Mississippi State University Extension Service…

MDOC Busts Major Inmate-Led Smuggling Ring

> JACKSON – For months, a state inmate has been paying several people, including a corrections officer, to smuggle cell phones, chargers, spice, tobacco, and other items into prisons, according to a Mississippi Department of Corrections’ investigation. > > Four…

MSU undergrad takes cardiovascular research to heart

> > STARKVILLE, Miss.—Kellie Mitchell, a Mississippi State biochemistry major, is conducting research she hopes will one day help save lives. > > By studying the heart cells of swine with metabolic syndrome, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences…

ECCC Closing Early Today

> > Due to the latest weather information available to East Central Community College, all classes and activities that begin at 1 p.m. or after on today, Tuesday, February 23, both on the Decatur campus and all off-site locations, will…

Start transplants now if growing heirlooms

> By Gary R. Bachman > MSU Horticulturist > Coastal Research & Extension Center > > It’s that time of year when gardeners across the state start planning their vegetable gardens. > > After I wrote last week about the…

Engineers Make a World of Difference

> Jackson, Miss.—The Mississippi Department of Transporation(MDOT) will join universities and numerous agencies throughout the state in recognition of National Engineers Week(EWeek) February 21-27. > > EWeek was first recognized in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers. Today,…