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Mississippi chooses Minnesota company for standardized tests

JACKSON — Minnesota-based Questar Assessment will provide most of the standardized tests for Mississippi beginning next year.

The state Board of Education voted Thursday to award a one-year contract worth $12.3 million to Questar. 166 more words


Benchmark Coach & RV Park, Marion, MS

April 2015

Benchmark Coach & RV Park

6420 Dale Drive

Marion, MS 39342

Phone: 601-483-7999

Web: http://www.benchmarkrv.net

Rate: Website says $25, but that must be outdated.  168 more words


April 9th, 2015 Dream-Mississippi River Flooded

The Mississippi River was massively flooded. The cities were actually turning into little islands. You needed to use a boat to get anywhere. A cop was looking for me. 48 more words


New adventures in writing and life

After talking with several of my professors, good friends, classmates, and a tarot card reader, I’ve finally decided that I’ll be moving from Mississippi to attend a very good MFA program in the Pacific Northwest. 220 more words

Visiting with one of Mississippi’s Favorite Gardeners -- Norman Winter

Spring is in the air and if the weather will cooperate, we can get in the yard and create our own “Garden of Eden.”

As the pollen swirls in the air this month, causing either serious allergies or a “hankering” to dig in the dirt, we wanted to visit with one of Mississippi’s favorite gardeners, Norman Winter. 1,204 more words


From Flickr: "Holiday Inn - Meridian, Mississippi (2)" by Jordan Smith (The Pie Shops)

U.S. Highways 80, 11, and 45 By-Pass North
Swimming Pool – Completely Air-conditioned

via Flickr http://flic.kr/p/rTCmLE