GRace Christian Sal val

Grace Christian School is pleased to announce our Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2014. Pictured are … Read more

WES Kindergarteners study baby chickens

4-23 WES-Kid-Group

Submitted photos

Mrs. Raines and Mrs. Ellen McMullen, Mrs. Talley and Mrs. Fannie McMullen’s Weir Elementary Kindergarten classes have been very busy studying about baby chickens.
Over the past few weeks, the students have learned… Read more

Weather may stall summer forage crops

Mississippi’s timber industry may see increasing demand for Southern pine lumber as new home construction rates continue to rise. This pine was growing in Monroe County on Sept. 12, 2013. (File photo by MSU Ag Communications/Linda Breazeale)

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

JACKSON – Hay producers need warmer temperatures and drier ground to catch up with production this spring.
“Everything is shaping up to be late with all the wet, cool weather we’ve had,” said Charlie … Read more

District play and regular season play continue

Seniors honored

From Lucretia Moss

On Wednesday, April 16, the Lady Chargers hit the road for district play in Forest.
In the 1st inning, the Chargers put 12 runs on the board with base hits from Kierra Fair, Makenzie Toombs, Lizzie Thomas, … Read more

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