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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...

2013-08-19 23:17:08

State and local officials joined NGV Solutions in Flowood, MS to cut the ribbon on their new fueling facility and announce several cities' fleet conversions to compressed natural gas. Flowood, MS (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 With the number of openings expected to grow exponentially nationwide over the next two years, state and local officials gathered to cut the ribbon on the state’s first compressed natural gas fueling station. In operation since January of 2012, NGV Solutions fueling...

2013-08-14 23:02:07

Tennessee-based enterprise content solutions provider Banc Intranets has added BankFirst Financial Services as a new client. Banc Intranets will implement its BancWorks employee intranet solution to help the Columbus, Miss. bank have secure, online access to its corporate information. JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Banc Intranets LLC, a Johnson City, Tenn.-based provider of enterprise content management solutions, has expanded its client roster to include BankFirst Financial...

2013-08-06 23:04:54

A donation from the Jackson Christian Booster Club provided students, parents, faculty, staff and alumni with a first glimpse of the school’s new identity on Monday evening, Aug. 5. Jackson, Tennessee (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 A donation from the Jackson Christian Booster Club provided students, parents, faculty, staff and alumni with a first glimpse of the school’s new identity on Monday evening, Aug. 5. Jackson Christian hosted a Back-to-School Celebration that incorporated 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....

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,...

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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Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.