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2014-09-03 23:03:50

Credit unions in Mississippi can enhance their ATMs and improve member service through MSCUAs strategic alliance with Dolphin Debit. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Dolphin Debit, a full-service ATM management company, announced today that it has been selected by the Mississippi Credit Union Association (MSCUA) as a Strategic Service Partner. Dolphin Debit will work closely with MSCUA to provide cost-effective ATM management solutions and industry expertise to more than 85 credit...

2014-09-03 08:34:56

New Location Donating 50% of Opening Day Sales to Batson Children's Hospital FLOWOOD, Miss., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Outback Steakhouse(®) is debuting its newest restaurant location in Flowood, Mississippi, opening its doors at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 8. To show its support of the local community, 50% of the restaurant's opening day sales (up to $5,000.00) will be donated to Batson Children's Hospital, benefitting the Pediatric Neuromuscular Center and Camp Rainbow. The...

2014-09-02 08:22:53

HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced the completion of its Denkmann 33-28H-2 (75% WI) well in Amite County, Mississippi. The well, which was drilled with an approximate 6,000 foot lateral and was fracked with 22 stages, has achieved a peak 24-hour average production rate to date of approximately 1,250 barrels of oil equivalent ("BOE") per day, comprised of 1,200 barrels of oil and 300 Mcf of gas on a 16/64 inch choke....

2014-08-28 23:01:08

HORNE LLP has laid out the challenge to change the stereotypes of the accounting industry. RIDGELAND, Miss. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 HORNE LLP has laid out the challenge to change the stereotypes of the accounting industry. The $67 million firm has more than feel-good emotions at stake, the future of the industry may hang in the balance. Described by experts in the accounting industry as the “perfect storm,” a mass exit of Baby Boomers creating succession issues, poor leadership...

2014-08-26 12:21:39

STARKVILLE, Miss., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New questions about geology, oceanography and seafloor ecosystems are being raised because of research by a Mississippi State University geologist. Lead author Adam Skarke, assistant professor of geosciences at MSU, worked with researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and other institutions on a scientific team that discovered methane seeps in unlikely places along the seafloor on the northern part of the U.S....

2014-08-25 16:24:19

Resort to roll out hundreds of new gaming options, a VIP Lounge, Max & Erma's Restaurant, a live entertainment venue and the region's first underground parking garage GREENVILLE, Miss., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tropicana Entertainment Inc. ("Tropicana") announced today that it is ahead of schedule to complete construction of its multi-million dollar expansion at its Trop Greenville property. This project, and the major investment Tropicana is making in Greenville, demonstrates...

2014-08-25 12:27:07

The Advisory Board Company recognizes Baptist Beaumont Hospital, Mississippi Baptist Health Systems, IU Health Goshen Hospital, and Springhill Medical Center WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three hospitals and one health system were selected from hundreds of hospitals nationwide to receive the 2014 Revenue Cycle Solutions Awards, The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO) announced today. The Awards recognize institutions' leadership in initiatives to improve financial...

2014-08-19 08:30:49

GLENDALE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. ("ApolloMed") (OTC-QB: AMEH), an integrated physician-centric healthcare delivery company announced its fiscal 2015 first quarter results for the three months ended June 30, 2014. It should be noted that the Company changed its year-end and now reports financial results on calendar quarters. FY 2015 now covers the reporting period from April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015. Financial Highlights for the Three Months...

2014-08-19 08:26:41

Steven Wells Hicks will be signing copies of his politically-inspired novel Destiny's Anvil: A Tale of Politics, Payback & Pigs today, August 19, 2014, at Lemuria Books. JACKSON, Miss., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steven Wells Hicks announces his farewell book signing and reading today, as he prepares to move to New Orleans after 40 years in Jackson. The signing will begin at 5:00PM, with the reading at 5:30PM at Lemuria Books. Photo -...

2014-08-18 08:33:22

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mississippi Community College Board (MCCB) has selected and implemented AspirEDU, Inc.'s Dropout Detective(TM) solution for identifying at-risk community college students enrolled in online programs. AspirEDU is a provider of educational analytics and student retention technology. "One of the key goals of our eLearning division is to find solutions that help us support the success of our students who are taking online courses," said...


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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.