Posts Tagged ‘Department of Agriculture and Commerce’

House bill for $50 million Coliseum redo, new Trade Mart heads for Senate

By TED CARTER A bill to spend $51 million to give the Mississippi Coliseum a makeover and tear down and rebuild the neighboring Trade Mart is halfway home, having passed the House overwhelmingly. Rep. Jeff Smith’s House Bill 39 proposing the general obligation bond must get through the Senate’s Ways and Means Committee chaired by Joey […] [...]

Our homegrown commodity

Aside from politics and sports talk, there is little question that the conversation in Mississippi always comes back to food and where to get a taste of some homegrown country goodness. Mouth-watering fresh fruits and vegetables are produced abundantly in a state known first and foremost for agriculture and one has to look no further […] [...]

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