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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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Joan Bagby

Joan Bagby

COVINGTON, La. — Joan Wilson Bagby, age 84, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Covington, Louisiana, after a period of protracted illness.





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Mississippi editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers:

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Feb. 11

The Daily Leader on a school safety bill:

It is hard to imagine schools preparing for an active shooter the way they do for other disasters like tornadoes and earthquakes. But that is the world we live in now.


CK Garner

CK Garner

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for CK Garner, 67, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, at Indianola Rehab and Healthcare Center LLC.


Walter Simmons Sr.

Walter Simmons Sr.
Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Simmons Sr., 71, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
He passed at DRMC, Greenville April 12 and will be buried under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


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