Outgoing Senator Snares $7M Highway Grant For Starkville

STARKVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Outgoing U.S. Senator Thad Cochran this week announced a $7 million federal transportation grant for Mississippi State University to develop an approximately two-mile multimodal corridor on Hightower Road. The 2017 TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grant was approved by the U.S. Department of Transportation….

Arkansas Makes Top Ten In Driving Enjoyment

WASHINGTON, DC (Ben Caxton) — Personal-finance website WalletHub has released a report on 2018’s Best & Worst States to drive in. To determine the most driver-friendly states WalletHub looked at 23 categories including average gas prices, rush-hour traffic congestion, and road quality. Texas ranked first overall and our neighbor Arkansas…