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MSU scientists study reproduction mysteries

Mississippi State University research associate Christy Steadman of Clarkson examines eggs that have incorporated quantum dot nanoparticles during intraovarian follicle growth. 
LINDA BREAZEALE/MSU

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Ag Communications

 

Mississippi State University scientists are working to find out why some pregnancies are successful and others are not.

Jean Feugang, a research assistant professor in the Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences, is … Read more

Maben Farmers’ Market open all fall

By Jane Collins, Manager

Maben Farmers’ Market

 

In addition to the pictured vendors the Maben Market on Saturday welcomed Myrna Crittenden of Eupora, who brought handmade soaps, colloidal silver, THRIVE survival fruits and vegetables, and home-canned fruit spreads.

Renae … Read more

Jail Docket

Aug. 27

Michael B. Cole, DOB 09-08-87, WM; SO1: malicious mischief.

Angela M. Wofford, DOB 11-13-91, BF; Eupora 4: contempt of court.

Kelvin Woodard, DOB 11-15-79, BM; E4; contempt of court.

Aug. 28

Juan Carlos Barrero Valerio, DOB 12-23-85, HM; … Read more

Corrections

Jason Mann was arrested on a charge of cyberstalking by the Webster County Sheriff’s Department on Aug. 20. The sheriff’s office erroneously listed his name (and date of birth) as Justin Wayne Mann on the arrest docket and the Progress-Times … Read more

Student test scores rank high

From Press & Staff Reports

 

The Mississippi Department of Education has released the state test data for the 2012-13 assessments.

These assessments include language arts and mathematics assessments in the third through the eighth grades on the Mississippi Curriculum … Read more

Program increases students’ financial knowledge

From Press, Staff Reports

Students from five Mississippi high schools that received a grant from  Discover’s Pathway to Financial Success program increased their knowledge of financial education by an average of 32 percent in the 2012-13 school year, many going … Read more

Parkway repairing bridge over U.S. 82

From Press Reports

 

Natchez Trace Parkway officials have announced that repairs on the bridge over U.S. 82 near Mathiston were to begin Wednesday.

The bridge was damaged from the impact of a truck westbound on U.S. 82. DCMS Inc. … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

In the Acting class I talk about three misconceptionsas to what an actor is to do: to be entertaining, to create emotion, and to create a character. These, however, are … Read more

Friends meeting features Weatherly

From Press Reports

 

The regular monthly meeting of Friends of the Library in Eupora will be Sept. 9 at 11:30 a.m.

Ellen Randolph Weatherly of Starkville will present “The Captain and His Lady,” in which she shares the letters … Read more

GLC-Eupora hosts T&T, Buckner

From GLC-Eupora

 

The Hudson twins, the Long triplets and Donnie Buckner blessed many hearts and lives at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora on Aug. 28 at 10 a.m.

Buckner has been volunteering at GLC-Eupora each month for the past few years and … Read more