Local site collecting Toys for Tots

During the 2010 holiday season, Check Advance will serve as national sponsors for the U.S. Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. For the ninth consecutive year, the more than 300 branches, located in nine states have served as collection centers for new unwrapped toys and cash donations. {paypalaccess}Read more{/paypalaccess}“Reaching out to our local communities has always […]

Farm safety takes focus at workshop

The Progressive Agriculture Foundation hosted a youth farm safety day at Youth Opportunities Unlimited for Quitman County residents on Friday, Nov. 12.The Progressive Agriculture Foundation works to make farm and ranch life safer and healthier for all children through education and training. The Foundation provides a variety of support for the Progressive Agriculture Safety Day […]

USDA extends program deadline

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will continue to take applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) until January 7, 2011 in Mississippi. All applications received by close of business on January 7, 2011 will be considered for funding during in the 2011-1 ranking period, State Conservationist Dr. Homer L. Wilkes […]

Anderson honored

{paypalaccess}Read more{/paypalaccess} Mary Anderson, Certified Nursing Assistant, employee of Tunica Nursing Home, LLC was nominated for the Mississippi Healthcare Association Caregiver Award. They give this award away every year. Anderson has been employed at Tunica Nursing Home for six years. She is a very dedicated and loving person and a very hard worker. Administrator Barbara […]

Tunica County receives MDEQ grant

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has awarded Tunica County a solid waste assistance grant of $7,414 that will be used by the county to assist with illegal dumping efforts.“The Solid Waste Assistance Grants support a variety of useful solid waste management activities for cities and counties.  We are pleased this grant is available […]

USDA announces bio-mass crop rule

US Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Michael Sullivan announced that the final rule to implement the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) is complete and available to view in the Federal Register. This 2008 Farm Bill Program is part of USDA’s effort to assist a developing bio-based renewable energy industry.“In Mississippi, the […]