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Beekeeping requires planning, patience

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Extension Service People interested in beekeeping should take time to answer some important questions and develop a plan before beginning this hobby. One of the best ways people can learn about the hobby is to join a beekeeping group, said Jeff Harris, Mississippi State University Extension Service bee specialist. “Local beekeeping…

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Co-Lin Emergency Medical Technician students complete training

Seven Copiah-Lincoln Community College Workforce Education students recently completed the non-credit evening Emergency Medical Technician basic course after 220 hours of training. After 144 hours of textbook training, participants are required to observe for 12 hours in an emergency room and to participate in five ambulance runs. Upon successful completion of the training, students have…

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Governor’s Office of Military Affairs created and director appointed

Gov. Tate Reeves recently announced the creation of the Governor’s Office of Military Affairs, within the Mississippi Development Authority, to better coordinate our military and national security efforts in and around the state. This Office will align and integrate the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security priorities, aerospace investments, and university research to…

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Monticello will not have face mask requirement

A proposed face mask order for the Town of Monticello fell short Monday night after town board members heard from some business owners. Mayor Martha Watts was prepared to issue an executive order requiring masks in public places around town. She said, “The numbers being presented are skewed and manipulated, but doing nothing has not…

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