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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.
If you haven’t already taken notice, today’s Delta Democrat-Times includes a special edition — Women in Business.
This is a special issue we publish annually to highlight various women in the community who not only excel at their work, but go above and beyond in their day-to-day lives.
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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
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The 2019 Delta Hot Tamale Festival brought in loaded pockets and empty stomachs waiting to be filled with some of the best tamales the festival had to offer.
In addition, the festival was graced by several beautiful young ladies who competed and were crowned as winners of the Delta Hot Tamale Pageant.
Leland High School girls basketball head coach Patansy Miller-Hampton lost a number of valuable players to graduation last season — including former Delta Democrat-Times Player of the Year Shomaria Overton — but, as always, the Lady Cubs still have high expectations.
St. Joseph Catholic School senior Trey Benson did not want his high school career to end Friday night, and in the second half he and his teammates made the plays to make sure it continued.
Los Angeles Chargers general manager Tom Telesco speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
According to a report from Axios, President Trump has spent around 60% of his scheduled time during working hours as unstructured "executive time." CNN's Jim Acosta reports.
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)
Arkansas forward Daniel Gafford (10) tries to get past Mississippi defender Dominik Olejniczak (13) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 2, 2019 in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)
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.
Mississippi guard Devontae Shuler (2) is fouled as he goes up between Missouri's Reed Nikko (14) and Xavier Pinson (1) during an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — That college-town staple, the banner spray-painted on a bedsheet, is being furled in one Mississippi town.
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.
Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson, left, argues a call with a referee during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Missouri Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Columbia, Mo. Missouri won the game 79-78.(AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
CLINTON, Miss. (AP) — A man who shot and killed four people he held hostage in a Mississippi home has died from gunshot wounds he received during the 12-hour standoff, authorities said Sunday.