Posts Tagged ‘STARKVILLE’

Golden Triangle economic development model could be emulated across state

On Sept. 14, government and economic development officials in the Golden Triangle unveiled a plan for an economic development cooperative they say will become the model of regionalism in Mississippi. The Golden Triangle Regional Development Authority will not officially arrive until October 2014. Until then, the Golden Triangle Development LINK (which was known as the […] [...]

Parker’s pen and paint brush take her everywhere in Mississippi

by Published: August 12,2012

Tags: Hurricane Katrina, Laurie Parker, STARKVILLE

It’s been 16 years since this beloved book was first published. It’s back with a 2012 edition, and it’s still delightful, fun and so Mississippi. The author, Starkville poet and collage artist Laurie Parker, has taken artistic freedom with this latest version, keeping the same lyrical story — complete with whimsy — and updated it […] [...]

Clay, Lowndes, Oktibbeha counties explore partnership

Representatives from the three Golden Triangle counties have formed a steering committee to explore the possibility of forming an umbrella organization charged with spurring economic development in the region. The committee held its first meeting last week, representing the first step toward a partnership among entities that have traditionally carried on a governmental and industrial […] [...]

Huston named top MSU vet

Dr. Carla Huston, associate professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Population Medicine at Mississippi State University, has been named the state’s top veterinarian. The Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association presented her with the Mississippi Veterinarian of the Year award was at the 2012 MVMA winter meeting in Starkville. Huston earned her bachelor’s, doctor of veterinary […] [...]

Nutritionists win dietetic awards

Sylvia Byrd and two nutrition students in Mississippi State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences were honored at a statewide awards function March 8. Byrd is an associate professor and director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics in MSU’s Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion. She has been named the Outstanding Dietetic […] [...]

OUTDOORS: Mississippi Decoys pops up on turkey hunting market

The trick to turkey hunting is what the hunters colloquially call “tomfoolery.” The ploy is for the hunter to sit still in a totally camouflaged manner making hen calls to fool a gobbler into thinking this is a hen. If the calling is seductive enough and the gobbler a little over zealous in his love […] [...]

The comeback of CADENCE BANK

The rescuers of once-distressed Cadence Bank have moved the regional banking company’s headquarters from Starkville to Birmingham, Ala., but are living up to pledges to make Starkville a hub for the operations end of an expanded community banking business, economic development leaders say. The new $4.1 billion Cadence Bank, N.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cadence […] [...]

MSU taps Zimmerman

Starkville native Paul S. Zimmerman is a new fundraiser for Mississippi State University‘s James Worth Bagley College of Engineering. The Oktibbeha County resident began his official duties in the college in November as an assistant director of development. He is a 2000 MSU business administration graduate who previously worked in sales for 13 years at […] [...]

West inducted into Hall

Fifty-one years after graduating from Mississippi State University, Coyt “Bud” West returned to his alma mater to be honored by the industry he served. On Nov. 17, West’s colleagues, friends, family, and MSU faculty and administration gathered at the university’s poultry science building to honor West as he was inducted into the Mississippi Poultry Association’s […] [...]

Avery honored with award

Mississippi State University has recognized Extension professor Jimmy Avery with a Spirit of Excellence Award. As Mississippi’s only Extension catfish specialist, Avery has spent the last several years working to revitalize an industry in which Mississippi excels. That leading position has been hit hard recently due to foreign imports and falling prices. He coordinated efforts […] [...]

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