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Kings of the South: St. Joseph runs past opposition to clam South State Title

By DAVID W. HEALY,

For the second straight season, the St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball team captured a regional state championship. Now, the Fighting Irish have their sites set on winning it all.

The Fighting Irish (17-4) defeated Discovery Christian 65-41 Saturday in the championship game of the MAIS Class 2A South State Tournament.


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Leeon Leaks

Leeon Leaks

GUNNISON — Funeral arrangements for Leeon Leaks, 62, of Gunnison, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Horn Lake.





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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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