Rebels hoops set to open season Nov. 13

From school reports

OXFORD ‚Äî Ole Miss Basketball announced a challenging non-conference schedule Friday, highlighted by eight road or neutral-site games including possible matchups against 2015 NCAA Tournament teams Oklahoma State and Virginia in the Gildan Charleston Classic and road … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 07/22/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

This week in my public speaking classes my students and I are presenting persuasive speeches. I try to drill in my students that Aristotle taught that no persuasion will take … Read more

Birney Imes: Sonny Strickland’s labor of love

Birney Imes
July 4, 2015

ACKERMAN — By five o’clock Friday afternoon, the cars had begun piling up in the gravel lot in front of two small buildings made of rough-cut timber.

Smoke could be seen billowing from an open … Read more

Kilmichael site for new veterans cemetery

From Press Reports

Gov. Phil Bryant announced Feb. 15 that Mississippi will construct the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Kilmichael in Montgomery County.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded Mississippi a $6.6 million VA State Veterans Cemetery … Read more

MSU floral instructor moves to specialist spot

From Press Reports

A longtime Mississippi State University floral professor is now teaching the Mississippi public about floral design.

Jim DelPrince, who taught students on the Starkville campus for 23 years, joined the MSU Extension Service as a floral design … Read more