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News By Department: MSU Extension- Lauderdale County

A group of people surround more than 20 musical instruments.
April 25, 2018 - Filed Under: 4-H, Leadership, Community
RAYMOND, Miss. -- Patients at Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson now have the gift of music to help them during the healing process.
Elizabeth Hale, a participant in the Leadership Lauderdale Youth 4-H Club, delivered new acoustic guitars, xylophones, bongos, ukuleles, triangles, tambourines and an electric keyboard to the hospital on April 11. The donation of more than 20 instruments was part of the teen’s Leadership Lauderdale Youth community service project, which she named “The Miracle of Music.”
January 6, 2014 - Filed Under: Lawn and Garden

MERIDIAN -- Garden enthusiasts with resolutions to learn more about their favorite hobby should mark their calendars for a series of workshops available at the county Extension office.

Wayne Porter, a regional Extension horticulture specialist, will kick off the 2014 “Lunch and Learn” program on Jan. 23 at noon. From February through November, workshops will be held the third Thursday of each month.

January 7, 2010 - Filed Under: Community

MISSISSIPPI STATE – Neshoba and Lauderdale counties are participating in a pilot program aimed at turning the tide on poverty by recruiting community members to work together on unique solutions.

“Turning the Tide on Poverty” is an initiative of the Southern Rural Development Center that works in 13 Southern states and is headquartered at Mississippi State University. The initiative has identified sites in five of the region’s states for the pilot programs.