History of Decoration Day/Memorial Day

Submitted by C.J. Johnson In this day and age Memorial Day is a three-day holiday weekend, falling on the last Monday in May.  A great deal of our country’s history is caught up in this particular holiday.  In researching the…

Nanih Waiya Champions

Game One: Big Bats power NW past Smith Smithville in opener By Laurence Hilliard Winston County Journal PEARL – It took Nanih Waiya a couple of innings for the bats to warm up Tuesday. But once they did, the Warriors…

Register now for MSU Camps

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU-EXT-AgCommNews Three Mississippi State University Conservation Camps are giving Mississippi middle and high schoolers a chance to explore wildlife, the outdoors, and careers in science and nature this summer. The MSU Extension Service and the MSU College…

Unemployment down

Mississippi’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.0% in April, tying the lowest level since January 1976 when the current method of calculating state unemployment rates started.  Since 1976 the Mississippi rate has been 5.0% in ten months but never lower.…