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Upton retires from 4-County

Longtime 4-County Electric Power Association executive Carey Upton retired July 31 after 16 years of service to the cooperative. Upton, manager of human resources and training, was honored July 31 during a reception at the Columbus-based cooperative. He began working at 4-County Dec. 14, 1992, as a human resource specialist. He later advanced to his current position as manager of ...

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Bohach tapped as MSU V.P.

Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum announced that Gregory A. Bohach is being named vice president for the Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine. His appointment is pending formal approval by the Board of Trustees, State Institutions of Higher Learning. Bohach has been serving concurrently as associate dean of the university of Idaho’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences ...

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Committee approves spending projects in Mississippi

Funding to support four defense projects in Mississippi has been approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee as part of the FY2010 Military Construction and Veterans’ Affairs Appropriations Bill, according to Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.). The Mississippi projects are: Columbus Air Force Base — $10 million for an aircraft maintenance administration facility to provide adequate workspace for Air Force aircraft maintenance ...

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Publication: State consumer confidence up

STARKVILLE — Second-quarter results from the Mississippi Index of Consumer Sentiment show an overall 5.47 percent increase, according to a new online business forecasting report. “Economy Watch,” produced quarterly by Mississippi State University’s College of Business, is reporting that overall confidence rose to 76.42 percent for April-June, compared to 72.46 percent for the first quarter. Based on data collected by ...

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Miss. State raises another $60 million

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University (MSU) is marking the third-highest giving year in its 131-year history. The MSU Foundation reported July 14 that a total of nearly $61.5 million was raised during the just-ended fiscal year. The amount represents immediate and deferred financial gifts, as well as pledges payable over five years, received from thousands of individuals, corporations, foundations, trusts ...

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MSU announces alumni leaders

As the Mississippi State University Alumni Association welcomes new officers for the national board of directors, it also is preparing to observe 125 years of service to the land-grant institution and its graduates. The 2009-10 leaders include three Mississippi residents and two from Alabama.  Officially taking office July 1, they include Charles A. Cascio of Cleveland, president; Karen Dugard Lawler ...

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