Civil War – Life inside a siege: A look at Vicksburg

From the National Park Service comes a look at life inside Vicksburg during those miserable, frightening days and nights of the Siege. “… citizens who had chosen to remain and Confederate soldiers defending the city coped as best they could.… Read more

Good manners require handwritten responses

If you want to make Emily Post roll over in her grave, consider texting a thank you message or posting your appreciation to someone on their Facebook wall, rather than sending the traditional, handwritten thank-you note. No matter how much Read more

New procedure gives reflux relief for many patients

From Press Reports

 

Elwanda Walker endured test after test and tried medication upon medication before finding relief from chronic reflux in a new procedure done exclusively in this region at North Mississippi Medical Center.

Reflux, also called gastroesophageal reflux … Read more

Late freezes delay, reduce blueberries

By Bonnie Coblentz

MSU Ag Communications

 

Late-spring cold snaps and untimely freezes have delayed harvests and reduced yields for Mississippi’s 2013 blueberry crop.

George Traicoff of Hernando runs a family owned and operated you-pick operation in DeSoto County. He … Read more

Open carry law for guns prohibited on corps property

By Press Reports

 

Vicksburg, Miss…The Mississippi Legislature passed House Bill 2, which allows any person in Mississippi who is legally allowed to carry a gun the right to openly carry the gun without a permit.  The law goes into … Read more

Crop update, tour set for July 11 Pontotoc station

From Press Reports

 

Growers, crop consultants and other agriculture professionals in north Mississippi can learn about the latest crop research and emerging technologies during a July 11 field day in Pontotoc.

Researchers and specialists with Mississippi State University’s Extension … Read more