‘Tomato Battles’ promote disease-resistant plants

From Press Reports

The Mississippi State University Extension Service is holding “Tomato Battles” in Webster, Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lowndes, Marshall, Oktibbeha, Prentiss and Union counties.

Scott Cagle, Chickasaw County coordinator for the MSU Extension Service, said the competitions are designed to … Read more

Sports Schedules – 04/29/15

College Softball
6 pm. — Ole Miss at Mississippi Valley State

Prep Softball
5:30 p.m. — Kemper Academy at Starkville Christian
College Baseball

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Editorial Roundup – 04/29/15

Concerns over Kemper Mine
By Wyatt Emmerich

Last week the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) purchased a natural gas electricity plant in Ackerman, just an hour’s drive from the $7 billion Kemper power plant.

The Ackerman gas plant, which sold for … Read more

NMMC partner in Transitions Program


Care transitions occur when a patient moves from one health care provider or setting to another. Nationwide, nearly one in five Medicare patients discharged from a hospital are readmitted within 30 days, at a cost of over $26 … Read more

Holmes Lady Bulldogs fall to Jones in playoffs

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldog season came to an end at Jones County Junior College in Ellisville Saturday afternoon with a 10-0 loss to the Lady Bobcats in the best-of-three MACJC Playoffs. With the loss, the … Read more