State soybean value grew $1B since 2006

These soybeans in Oktibbeha County were part of the crop that set a record yield of 45 bushels an acre in 2012 and 2013. The crop increased in value by $1 billion over six years. (Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Scott Corey)

By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Soybeans have been an important commodity in Mississippi for more than 50 years, but recent advances have pushed the crop’s value above $1 billion.
Mississippi soybeans had a value of $267 … Read more

Sunflower celebrates 45th anniversary

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Photos by Daniel Brunty

Sunflower Grocery of Weir is celebrating the approach of their 45th year in business as a family with relics and decorations all around the store that… Read more

Wounded Warrior 5K winners announced

The Top 3 Male runners are:1st place: Kevin Rafferty, 2nd place: Timmy Farrish, 3rd  place: John Wilbanks.

Reported by Donna McKay, club reporter

The Wounded Warrior Project 5K on March 29, sponsored by the Ackerman Twentieth Century Club, was a huge success.
The women of GFWC Ackerman Twentieth Century Club would like to thank our donors, volunteers, … Read more

Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan
Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

What’s a noun that has “as” right in the middle and means a morbid, threatening influence or atmosphere that tends to corrupt or deplete? Meaning reason or justification for existence, … Read more