MERIDIAN — Dr Paul Allen, professor at MSU and former Civitan member, talked about his recently released book, "Choose Stocks Wisely" and the amazing returns of his method of choosing which stock to invest in. He is a Christian and believes investing in stocks should only be done after you evaluate a company"s risk properly. His personal strategy is consistent, he believes, with good stewardship over God's resources. He shares his own successful investing strategy in his book. There will be a book signing in the near future.
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City defends plan to drain lake
City officials say they need to drain Long Creek Reservoir and cut a 40-foot section out of the lake's dam to protect lives and property downstream, but it is unclear from engineering reports and state officials if the dam needs to be totally drained and breached to shore up the dam.
State officials said city needs to contact feds about bald eagles
If there are bald eagles nesting at Long Creek Reservoir, then city officials need to contact the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, said Nick Winstead, an ornithologist with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks Museum of Natural Science.
Long Road Ahead
Monday marks three months since the April 28 tornado ripped through Decatur, causing extensive damage to homes, businesses and government buildings.
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Decatur road work ramping up
Work began earlier this month to resurface an 11-mile stretch of Highway 503 in Decatur.
College programs aim at enabling the ‘New Creatives’
When Adobe launched its 2014 Release of the Creative Cloud the announcement video opened with interviews from a complex group of people who they referred to as “The New Creatives.”
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