Photo of Brookhaven, a rural town

Senator Hyde-Smith believes the Unites States is strong when agriculture and rural America are strong.  The Senator understands the unique challenges faced by rural Mississippi to provide residents with basic services, infrastructure, education, and health care.  She supports policies that will allow rural communities to expand economically.  The federal government should not be a roadblock to the growth and wellbeing of rural America.


HYDE-SMITH PRESENTS HIGHEST CIVILIAN DEFENSE MEDAL TO JAY BLOUNT OF GREENVILLE

HYDE-SMITH PRESENTS HIGHEST CIVILIAN DEFENSE MEDAL TO JAY BLOUNT OF GREENVILLE

Blount Only the Second Mississippian to Earn Prestigious Honor Based on his Sacrifices as a Civilian Contractor in Iraq

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PHOTO:  U.S. Senator Hyde-Smith presents Jay Blount of Greenville (center) with the Defense of Freedom medal, the highest Defense Department honor for a civilian.
(From left:  son and daughter-in-law Heath and Megan Blount; grandson Sutton Blount; daughter Jade Melton; Sutton; Hyde-Smith; LTC...

Indianola Native Jay Blount to Receive Second Ever Civilian Purple Heart

Indianola Enterprise-Tocsin

Indianola Native Jay Blount to Receive Second Ever Civilian Purple Heart

By Mark H. Stowers

A war zone is a war zone.

Both soldiers and civilian contractors put their lives on the line everyday overseas in the fight for America’s freedoms.

For Indianola native Jay Blount,...

Gardner Succeeds in Effort to Help Recruit and Retain Rural Docs

Holyoke (Colo.) Enterprise

Gardner Succeeds in Effort to Help Recruit and Retain Rural Docs

U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner (R-CO), Jon Tester (D-MT) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) recently applauded the newly finalized Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services rule to provide reimbursement for time that...

Hyde-Smith Focuses on Infrastructure Needs in Visit to Columbus

Construction Equipment Distribution

Hyde-Smith Focuses on Infrastructure Needs in Visit to Columbus

by Sara Smith

Visiting Local Machinery Company, Miss. Senator Links Road, Bridge Work to Economic Growth

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) said economic growth in rural Mississippi requires...

USDA approves money for Lauderdale County water system

Meridian Star

USDA approves money for Lauderdale County water system

Staff report

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who serves on the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, on Friday announced $11.4 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grants and loan guarantees to support water...

Hyde-Smith visits area

Daily Corinthian

Hyde-Smith visits area

By Jebb Johnston

U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith touched on several issues of the "hot button" variety during a Corinth talk on Thursday.

The congresswoman's itinerary included an appearance at the Corinth Lions Club meeting as area first responders were treated to...

Responding to the New Reality: Problems With the NFIP

Daily Dos News

Responding to the New Reality: Problems With the NFIP

Daily Dose

As Hurricane Barry’s projected damage from flood and wind losses approaches between $500 million and $900 million, according to CoreLogic, some are saying that building in flood zones has become increasingly dangerous....

Late planting seen hitting yields of major row crops

Mississippi Business Journal

Late planting seen hitting yields of major row crops

By Jack Weatherly

Late planting due to flooding will have a negative impact on yields of major row crops in Mississippi, according to Dr. Josh Maples, assistant agricultural economics professor at Mississippi State...