Archive | April 29th, 2014

Delta Council to hear from ag official in charge of Farm Bill’s implementation

April 29, 2014

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Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Krysta Harden – the official in charge of leading the government’s implementation of the new Farm Bill — will be the keynote speaker for the 79th Annual Meeting of Delta Council May 30 in Cleveland. Harden’s talk will be at 10:30 a.m in Delta State University’s Bologna Performing Arts Center. Gov. […]

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Women’s Foundation of Mississippi gains place in Aspen Institute effort

April 29, 2014

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The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi’s efforts to help single mothers further their education received a significant boost with its inclusion in the Aspen Institute’s Ascend Network, a new network of leading organizations using “two-generation approaches” to create economic mobility for families. The “two-generations” approach helps  mothers continue their education while receiving quality care and schooling for […]

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Sanderson Farms Championship gets PGA approval to move to Country Club of Jackson

April 29, 2014

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Special to the MBJ RIDGELAND, Mississippi – The PGA Tour Policy Board has approved the move of the 2014 Sanderson Farms Championship to the Country Club of Jackson, Century Club Charities announced today. Earlier this month, Century Club Charities endorsed the move to the Country Club of Jackson from Annandale Golf Club for the 2014 […]

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Flying event on coast to empower people with disabilities, wounded military personnel

April 29, 2014

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Special to The MBJ LONG BEACH, Mississippi — Magnolia Business Alliance member, Operation PROP (People Reaching Outrageous Potential) is headed to the Stennis International Airport on May 17 to kick off its first flying event which empowers people with disabilities, as well as wounded military personnel, to achieve outrageous potential. Operation PROP believes that the […]

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Threat continues for more severe storms

April 29, 2014

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While residents across Mississippi are reeling from yesterday’s destructive tornadoes, emergency officials warn the today’s storms could bring more devastation. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service ask residents to remain weather-aware with additional severe weather expected to move through the state this afternoon through mid-evening. The National Weather Service forecast includes […]

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State inmates get specialized training from MSU’s Franklin Furniture Institute

April 29, 2014

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Special to The MBJ Several state inmates will be leaving prison with specialized managerial and manufacturing training from the Franklin Furniture Institute at Mississippi State University. Twenty Mississippi Prison Industries Corp. (MPIC) inmate workers at South Mississippi Correctional Institution (SMCI) in Leakesville are enrolled in “The Management and Supervision of Modern Manufacturing” course. The three-hour […]

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