MSU historical equipment restored by local company

A staff member from Taylor Machine Works lifts a 1948 log loader to transport it to the company’s Louisville, Miss., headquarters for restoration.  (File Photo by MSU Forest Operations/Misty Booth)

MISSISSIPPI STATE — A 66-year-old piece of forestry equipment on display at Mississippi State University is being restored by the company that built it.
The Logger’s Dream is a 1948 log loader manufactured by Louisville, Mississippi-based Taylor Machine Works. The … Read more

Polo support


Polo Custom Products held a myriad of diverse fundraisers to assist 6 of their employees who were affected by the April 28 tornado that ripped through Winston County.  The fundraisers included … Read more

Log jam

(photo courtesy of Elmetra Patterson)

On Friday, June 5, 2014, Supervisor Gloria Turnipseed met with Willie T. Eichelberger, Vice President of the Dean Park Commission, Elmetra Patterson of Friends of Dean Park, Inc.  and several Mennonites to discuss the progress of … Read more

Case returns to ECCC staff


David Case was recently selected Vice President for Institutional Research and Effectiveness at East Central Community College in Decatur, announced ECCC President Dr. Billy W. Stewart.
Case, who began his new duties on May 1, 2014, previously served as Director … Read more

MSU Extension Service helps sponsor housing workshop

MSU Extension Service co-sponsored a free public workshop with JTS & CO. Mortgage Brokers on June 5, 2014.
This workshop was focused on where to start when buying a home. Crystal Blair, FCS/4H agent and Sandra Jackson, 4H Program Associate … Read more