Monthly Archives: September 2016

Extension collaboration supports food pantry

> > By Nathan Gregory > MSU Extension Service > > LAMBERT, Miss. — Ask anybody in Quitman County, and they will describe the food pantry that opened there in 2014 as one of the rural town’s most important resources.…

Sweet potato harvest yields mixed baskets

> > By Linda Breazeale > MSU Extension Service > > VARDAMAN, Miss. — After two challenging years in Mississippi sweet potato fields, farmers are hoping for a problem-free harvest over the next few weeks. > > Stephen Meyers, Extension…

Jackson Man Going to Prison for Capital Murder

> > JACKSON— Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that a Jackson man is going to prison for capital murder. > > Donte Shepard, 22, was sentenced Thursday to serve life in prison without parole by Hinds County Circuit Court…

ECCC Club Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

> ECCC Club Celebrates Native American Heritage Month > > Members of East Central Community College’s Native American Club celebrated Native American Heritage Month today (Sept. 22, 2016) on the college’s Decatur campus. Club members played traditional music for spectators.…

Miss MSU program takes place Sept. 23 in Lee Hall

> STARKVILLE, Miss.—Sixteen students from as near as Starkville and as far away as Nebraska are seeking the title of Miss Mississippi State University 2017. > > Taking place Friday [Sept. 23], the annual campus pageant gets underway at 7…

Improved pneumonia treatment focus of current MSU research

> Improved pneumonia treatment focus of current MSU research > > > STARKVILLE, Miss.—Streptococcus pneumoniae likely is not a term immediately recognizable by most individuals, even if they have had unpleasant run-ins with the common bacterium. However, experts at Mississippi…