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2013-09-06 12:25:01

ATLANTA, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding businesses in Mississippi that working capital loans are still available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations affected by severe storms and tornadoes on Dec. 25, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110909/DC65875LOGO) "Businesses that suffered economic losses as a result...

2013-09-06 12:21:35

HOUSTON, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arroyo Midstream Partners, LLC ("Arroyo"), a subsidiary of Canyon Midstream Partners, LLC ("Canyon"), today announced it has entered into an Interim Gas Processing and Marketing Agreement with Goodrich Petroleum Company, LLC ("Goodrich") for acreage in Louisiana and Mississippi which is prospective for the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale ("TMS"). Arroyo is currently providing Goodrich with wellhead gas processing services at two recently completed...

2013-09-06 00:20:27

The MMMF will take place October 4-6, 2013 and will be held at Warfield Point Park in Greenville, Mississippi GREENVILLE, Miss., Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Azar, Jason Fratesi and Billy Johnson have announced the schedule and lineup for the Mighty Mississippi Music Festival. The festival begins Friday with campers arriving at Warfield Point to setup for the weekend. At 7:30 p.m. a Glow Run sponsored by Young Life of Greenville will begin. This run is a non-timed run that is...

2013-09-05 08:25:44

NATCHEZ, Miss., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new film on the life of legendary performer James Brown will start shooting in Natchez, Mississippi this fall, say producers and state officials. Mississippi native Tate Taylor, who also directed the Oscar-nominated film, "The Help," will be leading the film for Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment. "Every frame will be shot in Mississippi," Taylor told media recently at the Mississippi Coliseum on the state fairgrounds in...

2013-09-03 23:24:10

Donna Groff, AMTC Scout, is looking forward to screening local Jackson talent with the AMTC team at Jackson Marriott Hotel, 200 East Amite Street, Jackson. Professionals and amateurs, ages 4 and up are invited to attend the 2pm auditions. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Donna Groff-Wheeler is the Owner/Director of the Donna Groff Agency, and a National Scout for AMTC. The recipient of many honors and awards, Donna uses her knowledge of the modeling and talent industries to...

2013-09-03 12:24:55

Three-year agreement focused on elevating Sanderson Farms Championship's impact, stature LAUREL, Miss. and PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ: SAFM), has expanded its commitment with the PGA TOUR through a three-year renewal with the Sanderson Farms Championship. In addition to the extension, tournament officials and PGA TOUR announced today that the Sanderson Farms Championship, held at Annandale Golf Club in Madison, Mississippi, is...

2013-08-29 23:24:02

Satellite Bandwidth Internet introduces a new sales incentive program that has been implemented to provide MS high speed satellite Internet and unlimited phone service to all counties in Mississippi. Jackson, Mississippi (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 One of the most sought after satellite service provider in the United States, Satellite Bandwidth Internet.com (http://www.satellitebandwidthinternet.com) has introduced a new sales program in a move that will see productivity and quality of...

2013-08-28 23:03:21

William B. Raiford selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® 2014 Clarksdale, Mississippi (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Merkel & Cocke, P.A. is pleased to announce that William B. Raiford was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014. Mr. Raiford was selected in the practice area of Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, and was also named '2014 Memphis Medical Malpractice Law’ - Plaintiffs "Lawyer of the Year". Mr....

2013-08-27 12:27:47

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is pleased to announce new website additions including an MS Relapse Resource Center and chat feature to its award-winning website, mymsaa.org. As a leading resource for the entire multiple sclerosis (MS) community, MSAA developed these additions to provide easier access to vital information and assistance to individuals with MS, their care partners, and healthcare professionals. (Logo:...

2013-08-23 23:20:34

Donna Groff, AMTC Scout, is looking forward to screening local Jackson talent with the AMTC team at Jackson Marriott Hotel, 200 East Amite Street, Jackson. Professionals and amateurs, ages 4 and up are invited to attend the 2pm auditions. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Donna Groff-Wheeler is the Owner/Director of the Donna Groff Agency, and a National Scout for Actors, Models and Talent for Christ (AMTC). The recipient of many honors and awards, Donna uses her knowledge of the...


Latest Mississippi Reference Libraries

Delta National Forest
2014-01-20 10:49:59

The Delta National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in western Mississippi. It is located in Sharkey County and has an area of 60,898 acres. The forest headquarters are located in Jackson, Mississippi, as are all six National Forest in Mississippi, but there are local ranger district offices found in Rolling Fork. It is one of only six National Forests that are featured entirely within a single county. The Green Ash-Overcup Oak-Sweetgum Research National Areas within the Delta...

De Soto National Forest
2013-12-24 12:01:36

The De Soto National Forest is 518,587 acres of pine forest in southern Mississippi. It’s one of the most significant protected areas for the biological diversity of the Gulf Coast ecoregion of North America. It is a nationally significant site for the protection of longleaf pine savannas, pine flatwoods, and longleaf pine forests. More than 90 percent of this ecosystem type has been lost within the United States. The wet pine savannas support uncommon and endangered plant and animal...

2012-06-14 09:35:50

Symbol: SPMI9 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida – Peat mosses Subclass   Sphagnidae Order   Sphagnales Family   Sphagnaceae Genus   Sphagnum L. – sphagnum Species   Sphagnum mississippiense R.E....

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2007-03-16 18:33:29

The Blue sucker, Cycleptus elongatus, is a freshwater species of fish in the sucker family. Huge migrations of these fast, powerful fish once migrated throughout the Mississippi River basin, and spring harvests of blue sucker were a staple food for early pioneers. Blue suckers are quite rare today, mainly due to the segmentation of habitat caused by the thousands of dams that have been built in the last century. Early records indicate that this fish once reached weights of over 40 lb,...

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2007-02-13 14:51:50

The Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) is an endangered species of fish that exists in the waters of the Mississippi and Missouri River and numerous tributaries. In 1990, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service placed the species on the endangered species list, as very few young sturgeon had been found in recent years, and also due to the fact that all sightings of the fish had lessened in the preceding decade. The Pallid sturgeon is one of the largest fish found in the Mississippi...

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