Mississippi Daybook

Associated Press Mississippi Daybook for Friday, March 6

March 6. ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY — Gov. Phil Bryant, former Assistant Secretary of Energy Charles McConnell and others to speak on enhanced oil recovery using carbon dioxide in Mississippi and elsewhere. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Windsor Room III, Jackson Marriott, 200 E. Amite Street, Jackson. Contact: Rick Journey at 205-243-9551 or rjourney@rickjourney.com.

March 6. TELEMEDICINE — Representatives from the United States Department of Agriculture, the Appalachian Regional Commission and the University of Mississippi Medical Center will host a joint press conference to discuss UMMC's selection to provide telemedicine services to 10 rural hospitals in northern Mississippi. 10 a.m. Location: Suite 451 of the USB Building, 6360 I-55 North Frontage Road, Jackson. Contact: Jack Mazurak at 601-984-1970 or jmazurak@umc.edu.

March 6. UNIVERSITIES DAY — Mississippi's public universities to hold Day at the Capitol. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Location: State Capitol in Jackson. Contact: Caron Blanton at 601-432-6333, 769-257-4585 or cblanton@mississippi.edu

March 6. COURTS — Mississippi Supreme Court to hand down decisions. 1:30 p.m. Contact: Beverly Kraft at 601-576-4637.

March 6. MUW LECTURE — Dr. Katharine Kittredge, a professor of English at Ithaca College, to speak on "My So-Called Sporting Life: What Women Can Gain (and Lose) from Playing Sports" as part of the Gordy Honors College Forum series. 6 p.m. Location: Poindexter Hall on the MUW campus in Columbus. Contact: Dr. Thomas G. Velek at tvelek@as.muw.edu or 662-241-6850 or visit http://web2.muw.edu/index.php/en/main-honors

March 7. ENERGY — Charlotte Batson, owner of Batson & Company Energy Consultants, to speak at University of Southern Mississippi lecture series on the oil and gas industry. 11:45 a.m. Location: Thad Cochran Center Ballroom on the USM campus in Hattiesburg. Contact: Tasha May at 601-266-5507 or tasha.may@usm.edu

March 7. FAITH & POLITICS — Faith & Politics Institute's 14th Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage. U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., to participate.

— Noon. Ground Zero Blues Club and Tour to Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale. News media availability.

— 3:30 p.m. Program at Fannie Lou Hamer Memorial Garden. Participants will join the Fannie Lou Hamer Legacy Committee in laying a wreath on Hamer's grave in Ruleville.

— 5 p.m. Program on Emmett Till at Mount Zion Baptist Church in Money.

Contact: LeMia Jenkins at 292-225-5898.

March 8. FAITH & POLITICS — Faith & Politics Institute's 14th Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage. U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., to participate.

— 9:15 a.m. Visit to Medgar Evers Home Museum in Jackson.

— 11 a.m. Mississippi Veterans of Civil Rights Movement Program, with focus on Mississippi Freedom Summer, held in historic Woodworth Chapel at Tougaloo College in Jackson.

— 2 p.m. Signs of Hope and Healing Program at Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church in Jackson. News media availability.

Contact: LeMia Jenkins at 292-225-5898.

—The AP-Jackson