All of Mississippi Shares in Launch of NASA’s Artemis I Mission
Dr. Richard J. Gilbreach, director of NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center, writes that he feels blessed to lead such a talented team that worked on the frontline to build each of the four RS-25 engines that will help launch Artemis I to the moon on Aug. 29, 2022, from Florida’s Space Coast. SSC is a NASA rocket-testing facility in Hancock County near Bay St. Louis, Miss., located on the banks of the Pearl River at the Mississippi-Louisiana border.
Prairie Arts Festival Spotlights West Point’s Creative Legacy
The Prairie Arts Festival in West Point, Miss., on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, this year includes a “Kid Town” area where children can get their faces painted and ride ponies, a mechanical bull and various carnival attractions.
Mississippians May See Student Loan Debt Drop $10,000-$20,000 Under Biden Order
Hundreds of thousands of Mississippians who received federal student loans could have their debt eliminated or significantly reduced under an executive order President Joe Biden announced Wednesday. The plan cancels up to $10,000 in federal student-loan debt for lower and middle-class Mississippians, or up to $20,000 for those who received Pell Grants.