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2014-02-10 23:03:32

If improving oral and overall health is on the list of New Year’s resolutions for 2014, patients should let Drs. Roger B. Parkes and R.

2014-02-07 23:21:05

Tuesday, RJ Young executives and employees, Tupelo Chamber of Commerce officials, Tupelo area political dignitaries, and area business leaders celebrated the company’s new office located at

2014-02-05 23:22:32

SouthGroup Insurance Services has again joined with Friends of Children’s Hospital to present the SouthGroup Make a Difference 5K Run/Walk on February 15, 2014 in Ridgeland.

2014-02-03 16:24:11

Waltman Pharmaceuticals expands retail-friendly skin care line for teens and young adults JACKSON, Miss., Feb.

2014-01-31 23:33:41

On February 6th, RJ Young will unveil its new Technology Portal to the Mississippi Gulf Coast business community with an open house to showcase cutting edge office technology. Nashville,

2014-01-31 12:28:26

The following statement may be attributed to Mayo Flynt, President, AT&T Mississippi JACKSON, Miss., Jan.

2014-01-30 20:23:58

Support will help JAG reach more youth at risk of dropping out JACKSON, Miss., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov.


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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