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CDC: Fully vaccinated can ditch masks indoors

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease ... Read more | Add your comment

Como alderman charged by Hernando police

Como alderman Tonia Heard was arrested by officers of the Hernando Police Department late Tuesday evening, May 11, ... Read more | Add your comment

Kratom, cash seized in raid at Crossroads Grocery

The Panola County Sheriff’s Office is reporting the arrests of two individuals on Wednesday, May 12, after a ... Read more | Add your comment

Commissioner asks public to refrain from panic fuel buying

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson encourages the public across Mississippi to refrain from “panic buying” fuel ... Read more | Add your comment

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Starkville man charged with $6M COVID-Relief fraud

A Starkville man was arrested Thursday by FBI Special Agents after being indicted by a federal grand jury on criminal charges related to his alleged ... Read more

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Mississippi court upholds life sentence for pot possession

By LEAH WILLINGHAM (AP) — The Mississippi Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a life sentence for a man convicted of a marijuana possession charge because he ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 9:12 pm

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Open letter to Mississippi parents about vaccination in adolescents

Mississippi children have faced many trials and challenges this past year during the COVID-19 pandemic. They have missed in-person learning. They have lost loved ones ... Read more

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State Treasurer giving 15 surprise scholarships

State Treasurer David McRae today launched a statewide scholarship giveaway ahead of National 529 Day (May 29). The Treasurer advises Mississippians to keep an eye ... Read more

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Fans allowed to voted for MS Outstanding Player Awards

For the first time in the award program’s 25-year history, Mississippi football, baseball and basketball fans will have the opportunity to take part together in ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 8:36 pm

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Gas prices hit $3 per gallon average, first time since 2014

The national average price of gasoline on Wednesday has passed the $3 per gallon mark, according to GasBuddy, the travel and navigation app used by ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 9:59 am

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ND Camp of Champs set for June 14-17

The North Delta School will hold its Lady Wave Camp of Champs basketball camp June 14-17 from 8:30 to noon at the North Delta gym. ... Read more

by Brad Greer, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 9:53 am

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State Treasury launches E-claims for unclaimed money

State Treasurer David McRae announced Tuesday the Treasury has launched an e-claims process for unclaimed money. Constituents are now able to conveniently search for, claim, ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 11:14 am

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19 college nominees hoping for Outstanding Player Awards

Some of the top college athletes to play the major sports of football, baseball and men’s and women’s basketball in Mississippi will be honored from ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:30 am

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Take mystery out of fertilizer purchases

By Gary R. Bachman MSU Extension Service With the summer season fast approaching, I’ve been getting questions about fertilizing, primarily concerning the types of fertilizer ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, May 10, 2021 3:55 pm

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Why Mother’s Day founder Anna Jarvis fought to have holiday abolished

BY JONATHAN MULINIX Years after she founded Mother’s Day, Anna Jarvis was dining at the Tea Room at Wanamaker’s department store in Philadelphia. She saw ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Saturday, May 8, 2021 9:56 pm

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Second suspect charged with felony murder in Crowder case

By Therese Apel / Darkhorse Press After more than a year and a half of waiting for literally anything to happen in the case of ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Friday, May 7, 2021 8:37 am

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Department of Mental Health, Bureau of Narcotics join to raise awareness

by Sean Tindell and Wendy Bailey In 2020, as many as 508 Mississippians died of drug-related overdose deaths.  Only three years prior, in 2017, the ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Thursday, May 6, 2021 3:53 pm

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Operation Blue Rain nets nine suspected of child exploitation

The following news release from the office Lynn Fitch, Mississippi Attorney General, was sent to media outlets Thursday, May 6. The Mississippi Attorney General’s Office, ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Thursday, May 6, 2021 12:33 pm

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Silver Alert issued for Southaven man

The Silver Alert issued for Darrell Eugene Hopper has been canceled. He has been located and is safe. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:53 pm

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Northwest nursing instructors earn state award

Two Northwest educators have recently been honored for their work, with both selected to receive a prestigious award from a pool of statewide nominees. Dr. ... Read more

by Staff reports, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:27 am

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Property Transfers 04/19-23/21

Property transfers between April 19- 23, 2021, recorded with Panola County Chancery Clerk: Second Judicial District Sharon Lewis Mitchell, Paula Gayle Lewis, and Michael Lynn ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:05 am

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Sen. Hyde-Smith to headline 86th annual Delta Council meeting

Delta Council President, Paul Hollis of Rolling Fork, and Chairman Tom Gresham of Indianola are pleased to announce the 86th Annual Meeting of Delta Council ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, May 3, 2021 4:07 pm

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Culinary peppers are great garden additions

By Gary R. Bachman MSU Extension Service The month of May signals that it’s time for me to start planting culinary peppers in my home ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, May 3, 2021 2:47 pm

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William Pride III passes at 40

Panola County awoke Saturday, May 1, to the dreadful news that Batesville businessman William L. Pride, III, had suffered a fatal heart attack during the ... Read more

by Staff reports, Monday, May 3, 2021 8:21 am

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Tupelo takes direct hit from large nighttime tornado

Nearly 100,000 Mississippi residents were under a tornado emergency on Sunday night, including the city of Tupelo, as a confirmed large and destructive tornado tore through the ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, May 3, 2021 7:26 am

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Judge Murphey appointed to Commission on Judicial Performance

Chief Justice Mike Randolph has appointed Circuit Judge Smith Murphey V of Batesville as a member of the Commission on Judicial Performance and Judge Stanley ... Read more

by Staff reports, Sunday, May 2, 2021 6:13 am

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Changes in beef industry go beyond the numbers

By Nathan Gregory MSU Extension Service Mississippi’s beef cattle herd size and farm inventory have not changed much in the last three years, but changes ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Saturday, May 1, 2021 12:49 pm

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Construction underway on Northwest Softball and Soccer Complex

Northwest Mississippi Community College has officially broken ground on a new Softball and Soccer Complex on the college’s main campus. College and local leaders gathered ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Saturday, May 1, 2021 12:47 pm

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Take the shot, or don’t get a check

Dear Editor, Just a little over a year ago our country changed forever as it seems like the entire world shut down. The coronavirus or ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Friday, April 30, 2021 9:11 am