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St. Joseph runs away from Claiborne in South State Quaterfinals

By PATRICK ERVIN,

St. Joseph Fighting Irish head coach James Hunter knew that Thursday night’s 68-51 win over Claiborne County in the quarterfinals of the South State Tournament was bittersweet. His starters played so well in the first half that from the opening play of the second half, officials invoked mercy rule and allowed the clock to run uninterrupted.


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Kendrayia Hall

Kendrayia Hall

ROLLING FORK — Funeral services for Kendrayia R. Hall, 6, of Rolling Fork, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at Mount Lula MB Church, Rolling Fork, with Pastor Willie Dorsey officiating. Kendrayia was a first grader at South Delta Elementary School.


Leroy McDavis

Leroy McDavis

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Leroy McDavis, 79, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at his home.


Mark Herzog

Mark Herzog

BOSTON — Mark Benjamin Herzog, 27, of Boston, died in New Zealand doing what he loved, climbing and spreading his love of medicine and service to others around the world while on a medical rotation.




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Lee-Mitchell

Dr. and Mrs. David H. Lee, of Greenville, Mississippi, announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Ellen Brister Lee, to Kyle P. Mitchell.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Lester Adam Shipley, and the late Mr. Lester Adam Shipley, of Greenwood, Mississippi, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Harrell Lee, of Greenville. 


Tornado death confirmed as violent storms smack the South

A child plays around the podium that was virtually undamaged or moved in the tornado that destroyed First Pentecostal Church in Columbus, Miss., Sunday morning, Feb. 24, 2019. While no-one was injured during Saturday's storm, at least one person was killed in town among the shattered businesses and wrecked homes. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)


'Apollo 11' a nostalgic flight

"Apollo 11" might focus on the moon mission of a half-century ago, but in its own way the CNN Films documentary feels like a step into a time capsule. Meticulously recapturing the drama of that "giant leap for mankind" in 1969, it's a wonderfully nostalgic if somewhat antiseptic reminder of what it meant to first break the bonds of Earth.



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