State’s alligator numbers allow hunting for 10th year

By Jessica Tegt
Wildlife Extension Professor
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture – Mississippi State University

To keep the population of the official state reptile in check, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks will allow alligator hunting for … Read more

School is in — smoking is out

From Press Reports

Mississippi high school student Michael Henderson appreciates the fact that he can go to school and not feel pressure from his classmates to use tobacco products.

“I am 100 percent behind the ‘no tobacco products on school … Read more

911 Calls – 09/02/15

Aug. 24
7:28 a.m., MVA, Hwy. 15 and Scott Avenue; Mathiston FD, Mathiston PD, EMS respond.
9:56 a.m., medical, Snow Bottom Road; EMS, Walthall FD respond.
2:28 p.m., medical, Shaw Road; EMS, Walthall FD respond.

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Sports Schedules – 09/02/15

Prep Softball
4/6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Central Academy
5/6 p.m. — East Webster at Noxapater
5/6:30 p.m. — French Camp at Ethel
5:30/6:30 p.m. — Eupora at Bruce

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Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 09/02/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

After a conversation in which I had an uncertainty about the usages of alumna, alumnus, alumni and alumnae, I knew it would be good to review these terms and write … Read more