MSU disaster response evolves after Katrina

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Mississippi State University leaders realized the importance of instituting a standardized response system to assist with all types of catastrophes that might strike the state.

Six months after … Read more

Time Capsules – 09/02/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Sept. 5, 1940

1st Cotton Sold Tuesday
The first bale of cotton to be ginned here for the 1940 season was sold to the highest bidder on the streets of … Read more

Area resident earns degree from WGU

Wade Henson of Kilmichael has received his bachelor of science in nursing from Western Governors University.

The university held its 29th semiannual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on Aug.15 and celebrated the graduation of more than 8,500 graduates. In … Read more

Holmes drops tough loss to homestanding Hinds

From school reports

RAYMOND — After getting in a hole here Thursday night against the Hinds Eagles, the Holmes Community College Bulldogs battled back and took a lead in the fourth quarter but couldn’t hang on as Hinds scored late … Read more

Letters to the editor – 09/02/15

Need real Americans in Congress

As recent guest speaker at Rotary Club, I noticed that Sen. Cochran’s
chief of propaganda, (Chief of Staff Keith) Heard, bragged about the senator wanting to work toward creating jobs in Mississippi.

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Shape-up spending

Submitted by MSU Extension

How is your financial health?  This is a good time to do an annual checkup to assess financial fitness and get your finances in shape.  What you don’t know CAN hurt you! Hidden financial problems usually … Read more