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…

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…

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 addition…

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.

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…