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St. Joseph's Brittain Virden wins Planters Bank Player of the Week

By DAVID W. HEALY,

For four seasons Brittain Virden, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, has been anchoring the lines of the St. Joseph Catholic School football team.

Virden will be the foundation one more time this Friday when his Fighting Irish take on Indianola Academy in the MAIS Class 3A State Championship game.



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Statewide Results

As of 9:50 pm

Governor

1,175 of 1,768 precincts - 66 percent

Tate Reeves, GOP 277,292 - 53 percent

Jim Hood, Dem 238,740 - 46 percent

David Singletary, Ind 5,127 - 1 percent

Bob Hickingbottom, CST 1,479 - 0 percent

Lieutenant Governor

1,153 of 1,768 precincts - 65 percent






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Tornado death confirmed as violent storms smack the South

Tornado strewn debris and fallen trees take their toll in this Columbus, Miss., neighborhood, Sunday morning, Feb. 24, 2019. At least one person was killed among the shattered businesses and wrecked homes that dotted the South as severe storms followed a weekend of drenching rains and a rising flood threat. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)



Telmon Thompson

Telmon Thompson

JACKSON — Funeral arrangements for Telmon Thompson, 54, of Jackson, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson.


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Lavorne Jones

Lavorne Jones

Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.




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