For Youth Tour participants, history comes to life

By Brad Barr


For a group of excited Mississippi high school juniors, history repeated itself during their recent tour of Washington, D.C.

The visual journey of our nation’s monuments brought the pages of their history books to life—live and … Read more

MSU salamander work has conservation impact

By Bonnie Coblentz

MSU Ag Communications


A tough bunch of salamanders found a home in a brand-new lab at Mississippi State University, where they are helping researchers learn how to keep populations of these amphibians from declining worldwide.

The … Read more

Rainwater Observatory presents a look at Space Weather

From press reports


Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this summer season called “SPACE WEATHER”. This presentation will be given on Friday, August 9, 2013, starting at 7 p.m. by teacher … Read more

On a Mission in Mississippi

By Katie Eubanks

Northside Sun Staff Writer


Without the cross, Mission Mississippi would be just another nonprofit with nice ideas.

But the cross changes everything.

That’s what Mission Mississippi staff and board members are praying will happen over the … Read more

Fall, winter gardens offer fresh produce

By Susan Collins-Smith

MSU Ag Communications


JACKSON – The vegetable garden’s homegrown goodness can last well into the fall and early winter with proper care.

Summer vegetables, such as tomatoes, squash, cucumbers and peppers can all be replanted this … Read more