Ag values set to top $7B for third year

By Keri Collins Lewis
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Despite low prices for many commodities, the overall projected totals for Mississippi’s crop values should top $7 billion for the third straight year and essentially match the record set in … Read more

Louisville Community Blood Drive at Walmart

From press reports

Mississippi Blood Services will be holding a community blood drive in Louisville on Sunday, January 4, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The MBS Donor Coach will be at the Walmart in Louisville. All donors will receive … Read more

Chaney stresses caution with fireworks

JACKSON – For Mississippians planning to host New Year’s Parties or head out to a restaurant or club to ring in 2015, Mississippi State Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney stresses caution in celebrating in order to have … Read more

Deer have antlers, not horns

By James L. Cummins
Special to The Journal

In many deer camps throughout Mississippi, it is not uncommon to hear someone refer to a white-tail buck’s headgear as “horns.” In reality, those “horns” are actually antlers.

Horns are made of … Read more