Wicker tells MSU graduates to make positive impact

Graduates Kathy R. Rainey of West Point, Kameca L. Woodard of Weir, Marietta Porter of Starkville, and Cynthia D. Waldrip of Louisville enjoy celebrating their achievements at Mississippi State University’s commencement exercises Saturday. (Photo by Russ Houston)

From press reports

 

U.S. Sen. Roger F. Wicker told Mississippi State fall graduates Saturday [Dec. 14] that big things are expected from them, but that important contributions to society don’t always come with public acclaim.

Wicker delivered the commencement … Read more

Joyful Noise Quartet performs in Washington, D.C.

Joyful Noise Quartet along with their spouses and Congressman Alan Nunnelee pose for a photo while standing on the balcony of the Capital overlooking the site of every Presidential Inauguration since Ronald  Reagan.  Pictured (left to right) Linda King, Perry King, Congressman Alan Nunnelee, Anita Jenkins, Chris Jenkins, Carol Smith, and Buddy Smith. Submitted photo

By Press Reports

 

Joyful Noise Quartet, based out of Ackerman, participated in the 2013 Values Voter Summit held October 11-13 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Members of Joyful Noise Quartet are: Chris Jenkins, Anita Jenkins, Buddy … Read more

Deer hunters need wild hog awareness

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Ag Communications

 

PONTOTOC – Most deer hunters will not encounter wild hogs, but if they do, wildlife biologists want them to be prepared.

At a recent wild hog seminar in Pontotoc, wildlife biologists emphasized the … Read more

Obituaries

Mark Stephen Ford

Funeral services for Mark Stephen Ford, 52, were held on December 15, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church in Mathiston, MS with Rev. Ralph Cain officiating. Interment was held at Double Springs Baptist Cemetery.

Mr. … Read more

Champions of Change awarded to WAC

By Staff and Press Reports

 

Weir Attendance Center recently received a “Champions of Change” award from the Mississippi Department of Education.

They received this award for showcasing the greatest gains in closing achievement gaps for the students.

“This is … Read more

Protecting your pets from the cold

Winter can be a challenging time of year for pets. The cold temperatures along with chemicals and poisons used during this time of year can be very dangerous to pets. Also, arthritic pets can have worsening pain and pets with … Read more