Monthly Archives: December 2016

MSDH news release: CON Approval

> > State Health Officer Announces Certificate of Need Decision > > Jackson, Miss. – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) announces the issuance of a Certificate of Need (CON) for the following project: > > Noxubee Critical Access…

Rice growers reduce water, maintain yields

> > > By Bonnie Coblentz > MSU Extension Service > > STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi State University researchers have a plan to drastically change the way rice farmers grow their crop while cutting water use by one-third and maintaining…

MDOT Finalizes 2017-2020 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program

> JACKSON, MISS.—The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has released the 2017-2020 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) document. > STIP is a four-year listing of planned transportation improvement activities and expenditures in Mississippi. This planning tool serves as the framework…

ECCC Again Tabbed as Military Friendly School

> > East Central Community College in Decatur has been designated as a Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs, and Military Spouse magazines. It is the fifth consecutive year that ECCC has earned the…

Noxubee County Man Going to Prison for Robbery

> > JACKSON— Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that a Macon resident has been sentenced to prison for robbery after stealing a woman’s purse outside a Columbus retail store in 2015. > > Karlo Lane, 33, pleaded guilty Thursday…

Gov. Bryant Lifts Partial Burn Ban

> Jackson, Miss. – Effective December 2, 2016, Governor Phil Bryant signed a proclamation to lift the partial state level burn ban that has been in force since October 11, 2016. The Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) requested the Governor’s ban…