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Down 4-0 and hitless for seven and two-thirds innings, Mississippi State Tuesday night somehow found a way to victory. SEC Player of the Year Tanner Allen surely helped. So did some splendid relief pitching. And a questionable decision by the opposing coach surely didn’t hurt.
Below is a press release from Senators Hyde-Smith and Wicker:
White House says fight far from over, couches response to defeat in racial tones.
A neighbor has been charged with arson for burning the trailer where former state Rep. Ashley Henley’s sister-in-law’s body was found around Christmas — the same property where authorities say Henley was gunned down on June 13.
ROSEDALE — Arragements for James Matheney, 67, of Rosedale who died Thursday, June 17, 2021, at home are incomplete with Redmon Funeral Home.
Listed below is the daily COVID-19 update for the state of Mississippi.
The federal government wants an independent monitor to ensure the Mississippi Department of Mental Health continues to transition to a community-based treatment program for the seriously mentally ill.
First Lady Jill Biden will visit COVID-19 vaccination sites in Jackson on Tuesday as part of the Biden Administration’s nationwide tour to reach Americans who haven’t been vaccinated and promote vaccine education.
In the parlance of Mississippi Supreme Court justices, the word “shall” means maybe when it comes to fully funding public school districts. But when justices are talking about giving themselves a pay raise, “shall” means shall — or got to get ‘er done.
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Carolyn Prisock had a brain tumor removed 15 years ago, and suffers debilitating migraines and side effects from medications — one caused her to temporarily lose her eyesight.
Mississippi Secretary of State Michael Watson visited the Indianola Rotary Club this week.
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With a name that couldn’t be more fitting for this time of year, the Hotter than Hades Half Marathon is slated for 6 a.m., Saturday and plenty of spots are still available for the marquee race and others.
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Gov. Tate Reeves told hundreds of business leaders on Wednesday that his main regret about his handling COVID-19 is that he didn’t deem all businesses essential and let them remain open during the height of the pandemic.
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Vernon Greenlee has secured his win for Ward 3 after Monday’s special election.
Vernon Greenlee and Stephen Poole went head to head in Monday’s runoff election to determine the winner in the Ward 3 Greenville City Council race.
With only a week left, the Save the Building Campaign is getting close to an achievable goal.
The E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center Restoration Fund at the Community Foundation of Washington County has almost $120,000 in a combination of actual dollars in the fund and promises to contribute.
Washington County residents and those nearby will soon have the advantage of boarding a direct flight from the Port City to the Music City of Nashville as they once did not so long ago.
LELAND — Funeral services for Mary Louise Wright, 58, of Leland, were held Monday, Aug. 10, at Roundaway Cemetery. She passed away Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville. Arrangements were under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
The Greenville Police Department is seeking the public’s help to find the people responsible for two shootings that left six people injured over the Fourth of July weekend.
At 4:03 p.m. July 4, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to King Stop, 207 Highway 1 N., in reference to two shot people.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Christopher Marquee Moore, 43, of Greenville, will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at Oaklawn Gardens. He died July 30, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be from 1-4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, at Harris Funeral Home, Greenville.
Delta Center Stage’s first performance of the year, won’t be on a stage. This year’s revival of Monuments on Main Street will be the weekend of Oct. 16-18 with cemetery tours starting at 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. on Sundays.
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GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for George Edison Jr., 73, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Aug. 5, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
At the Tuesday July 21, City Council meeting, the Greenville City Council ordered that the furloughed city employees are to return to work as of August 1, 2020. The remaining of cost savings methods due to COVID-19 are still in effect:
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Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cowart, of Tylertown, and Mr. Billy Clifton, of Richton, announce the marriage of their daughter, Heather Marie Van Norman, to Matthew Ryan Miles, son of Ms. Cindy Parker Boyles, of Greenville, and Mr. and Mrs. Terry E. Miles Jr., of Ridgeland.
What is ichthyosis? Benford shares her story of living with the rare skin disorder she was born with
Covered head to toe in patches of dry, scaly skin, people only need to take one look at Kelly Benford to know she is different.
Local police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found lying in a vacant lot Tuesday morning.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday for a welfare concern call.
At the Washington Washington County Board of Supervisors’ first meeting of the new year, both the county engineer and county attorney were replaced after a motion was made by the board’s newest addition, Mala Brooks.
Anyone craving a quality cup of fresh, homemade coffee needs to head over to Grounded Sister Coffee Shop to get their fix.
Grounded Sister Coffee Shop opened Saturday, May 23, in the former Midtown and McCormick Book Inn building, 825 S. Main St.
Crazy Horse — a name that carries with it more than mere fame, but actual pride and a historical significance.
To unpack that historical significance will be Crazy Horse family elder Floyd Clown Sr. along with author William Matson, who together, authored, “Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy.”
There are now two deaths and outbreaks at two long-term care (LTC) facilities in Washington County, according to this morning’s report from the Mississippi State Department of Health.
By now, many have grown wearisome of the “stay home” directive, but not necessarily of doing their part by preventing the spread of COVID-19.
For those Washington County residents who can relate to the former, Warfield Point Park may be a welcomed sight as it is now allowing campsite, recreational vehicle and boat ramp access.