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FOX 8 New Orleans
Tupelo school system moves forward on building safe roomsTOPELO, Miss. (AP) - The Tupelo Public School District is moving forward with c
Tupelo school system moves forward on building safe rooms
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 46 minutes ago
TOPELO, Miss. (AP) - The Tupelo Public School District is moving forward with construction of storm shelters at three elementary schools. Andy Cantrell, director of operations for school system, tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Tupelo school system moves forward on building safe roomsTOPELO, Miss. (AP) - The Tupelo Public School District is moving forward with c
Tupelo school system moves forward on building safe rooms
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted an hour ago
TOPELO, Miss. (AP) - The Tupelo Public School District is moving forward with construction of storm shelters at three elementary schools. Andy Cantrell, director of operations for school system, tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Editorial: Bills may dictate telemedicine in MississippiThe respected online political blog, Politico, released an interesting and perh
Editorial: Bills may dictate telemedicine in Mississippi
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 hours ago
The respected online political blog, Politico, released an interesting and perhaps surprising report about health care in Mississippi that was not about ranking at or near the bottom. Mississippi, the article said, is a leader in telemedicine. It... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mitchell: Reed focused on what’s best for MississippiOXFORD - The late January death of Jack Raymond Reed Sr. in his beloved Tupelo
Mitchell: Reed focused on what’s best for Mississippi
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
OXFORD - The late January death of Jack Raymond Reed Sr. in his beloved Tupelo passed with too little notice statewide. Reed was 91 and had been out of the spotlight for a while, which was fine with him. But he did have an impact, and it will long... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
State inmates return to Alcorn County facilityCORINTH, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Department of Corrections has placed stat
State inmates return to Alcorn County facility
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
CORINTH, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Department of Corrections has placed state inmates in the Alcorn County Regional Facility again because of the new administration. Commissioner Marshall Fisher, in a news release Monday, says state inmates began... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
State inmates return to Alcorn County facilityCORINTH, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Department of Corrections has placed stat
State inmates return to Alcorn County facility
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
CORINTH, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Department of Corrections has placed state inmates in the Alcorn County Regional Facility again because of the new administration. Commissioner Marshall Fisher, in a news release Monday, says state inmates began... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Former Alcorn County purchasing clerk sentencedABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - Alcorn County's former purchasing clerk will report Apri
Former Alcorn County purchasing clerk sentenced
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
ABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - Alcorn County's former purchasing clerk will report April 4 to begin serving more than two years in federal prison for a fraud conviction. William Paul Rhodes pleaded guilty to a single count of fraud in federal court last... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Former Alcorn County purchasing clerk sentencedABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - Alcorn County's former purchasing clerk will report Apri
Former Alcorn County purchasing clerk sentenced
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
ABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - Alcorn County's former purchasing clerk will report April 4 to begin serving more than two years in federal prison for a fraud conviction. William Paul Rhodes pleaded guilty to a single count of fraud in federal court last... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Charlie Mitchell: Jack Reed Sr.'s focus was what's best for everyoneOXFORD -- The late January death of Jack Raymond Reed Sr. in his beloved Tupelo
Charlie Mitchell: Jack Reed Sr.'s focus was what's best for everyone
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
OXFORD -- The late January death of Jack Raymond Reed Sr. in his beloved Tupelo passed with too little notice statewide. Reed was 91 and had been out of the spotlight for a while, which was fine with him. But he did have an impact and it will long... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Commercial air service to start again in TupeloTUPELO -- The final pieces are coming together for commercial air service to st
Commercial air service to start again in Tupelo
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
TUPELO -- The final pieces are coming together for commercial air service to start again in Tupelo, five months after the last carrier left. Corporate Flight Management, based in Smyrna, Tennessee, is set to begin its Tupelo-Nashville connection... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Commercial air service to start again in TupeloTUPELO, Miss. (AP) - The final pieces are coming together for commercial air se
Commercial air service to start again in Tupelo
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - The final pieces are coming together for commercial air service to start again in Tupelo, five months after the last carrier left. Corporate Flight Management, based in Smyrna, Tennessee, is set to begin its Tupelo-Nashville... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Commercial air service to start again in TupeloTUPELO, Miss. (AP) - The final pieces are coming together for commercial air se
Commercial air service to start again in Tupelo
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - The final pieces are coming together for commercial air service to start again in Tupelo, five months after the last carrier left. Corporate Flight Management, based in Smyrna, Tennessee, is set to begin its Tupelo-Nashville... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Controlled burn set next week for Tishomingo State ParkTUPELO, Miss. (AP) - The Natchez Trace Parkway plans a controlled burn at Tisho
Controlled burn set next week for Tishomingo State Park
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 5 days ago
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - The Natchez Trace Parkway plans a controlled burn at Tishomingo State Park next week, weather permitting. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1URw6J5 ) reports the prescribed fire is scheduled to take place... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Controlled burn set next week for Tishomingo State ParkTUPELO, Miss. (AP) - The Natchez Trace Parkway plans a controlled burn at Tisho
Controlled burn set next week for Tishomingo State Park
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - The Natchez Trace Parkway plans a controlled burn at Tishomingo State Park next week, weather permitting. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1URw6J5 ) reports the prescribed fire is scheduled to take place... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Education champion Jack Reed Sr. diesJack Reed Sr. — the Tupelo businessman who stood up against violence and rallie
Education champion Jack Reed Sr. dies
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 6 days ago
Jack Reed Sr. — the Tupelo businessman who stood up against violence and rallied support for public education during Mississippi’s dark days — died Wednesday. He was 91. “Mississippians have lost one of the most preeminent citizens in our long... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
New state senator holds 2nd swearing-in for home folksGUNTOWN, Miss. (AP) - New state Sen. Chad McMahan held a second swearing-in cer
New state senator holds 2nd swearing-in for home folks
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
GUNTOWN, Miss. (AP) - New state Sen. Chad McMahan held a second swearing-in ceremony for himself in Guntown's City Hall so home-town folks could attend. He says many people cannot get off work and get to Jackson for the inauguration, so he brought... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
New state senator holds 2nd swearing-in for home folksGUNTOWN, Miss. (AP) - New state Sen. Chad McMahan held a second swearing-in cer
New state senator holds 2nd swearing-in for home folks
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 10 days ago
GUNTOWN, Miss. (AP) - New state Sen. Chad McMahan held a second swearing-in ceremony for himself in Guntown's City Hall so home-town folks could attend. He says many people cannot get off work and get to Jackson for the inauguration, so he brought... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
GED Testing Service drops passing score 5 pointsTUPELO, Miss. (AP) - The company that runs the high-school equivalency exam has
GED Testing Service drops passing score 5 points
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - The company that runs the high-school equivalency exam has dropped the passing score by five points, from 150 to 145. GED Testing Service recommends that states make that change retroactive to January 2014, when it introduced a... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
GED Testing Service drops passing score 5 pointsTUPELO, Miss. (AP) - The company that runs the high-school equivalency exam has
GED Testing Service drops passing score 5 points
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 10 days ago
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - The company that runs the high-school equivalency exam has dropped the passing score by five points, from 150 to 145. GED Testing Service recommends that states make that change retroactive to January 2014, when it introduced a... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Tupelo owes an enduring debt to Jack Reed Sr.In Tupelo, Elvis is king. In fact, he is more prominent in death than he ever
Tupelo owes an enduring debt to Jack Reed Sr.
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
In Tupelo, Elvis is king. In fact, he is more prominent in death than he ever was in life. Up until his death in 1977, the only homage paid to the entertainer in the town of his birth was a small park in East Tupelo, which was home to a swimming... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable cityTUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Tupelo leaders have submitted an application for a grant t
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable city
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 11 days ago
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Tupelo leaders have submitted an application for a grant they say would make the city more pedestrian friendly. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/20dXoQB ) the city proposes the construction of... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable cityTUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Tupelo leaders have submitted an application for a grant t
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable city
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 11 days ago
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Tupelo leaders have submitted an application for a grant they say would make the city more pedestrian friendly. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/20dXoQB ) the city proposes the construction of... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable cityTUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Tupelo leaders have submitted an application for a grant t
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable city
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 11 days ago
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Tupelo leaders have submitted an application for a grant they say would make the city more pedestrian friendly. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/20dXoQB ) the city proposes the construction of... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable cityTUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Tupelo leaders have submitted an application for a grant t
Tupelo officials pursuing a more walkable city
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 11 days ago
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Tupelo leaders have submitted an application for a grant they say would make the city more pedestrian friendly. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/20dXoQB ) the city proposes the construction of... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Man accused of embezzling from Hamilton Youth Football programABERDEEN -- A man accused of embezzling from a youth football program is now in
Man accused of embezzling from Hamilton Youth Football program
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
ABERDEEN -- A man accused of embezzling from a youth football program is now in jail. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Matthew Householder was arrested by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office on Thursday and charged with... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Man accused of embezzling from football program arrestedABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - A man accused of embezzling from a youth football progra
Man accused of embezzling from football program arrested
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 13 days ago
ABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - A man accused of embezzling from a youth football program is now in jail. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1nsa4Se) Matthew Householder was arrested by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office on... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Man accused of embezzling from football program arrestedABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - A man accused of embezzling from a youth football progra
Man accused of embezzling from football program arrested
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 13 days ago
ABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - A man accused of embezzling from a youth football program is now in jail. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1nsa4Se) Matthew Householder was arrested by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office on... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Dutschke Pursues Appeal in 5th CircuitAberdeen, Miss.A Mississippi man seeks to overturn his 2014 conviction that he
Dutschke Pursues Appeal in 5th Circuit
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 13 days ago
Aberdeen, Miss.A Mississippi man seeks to overturn his 2014 conviction that he sent poison-laced letters to President Obama and others. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that James Everett Dutschke has asked the 5th Circuit Court of... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Tupelo civic leader Jack Reed Sr. dies at 91JACKSON -- Jack Reed Sr., a Tupelo businessman who spoke out against Mississipp
Tupelo civic leader Jack Reed Sr. dies at 91
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
JACKSON -- Jack Reed Sr., a Tupelo businessman who spoke out against Mississippi's segregationist culture and was a longtime advocate for public schools before losing a race for governor in 1987, has died. Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton in a statement... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Man files appeal on conviction he sent poison-laced lettersABERDEEN -- A Tupelo man seeks to overturn his 2014 conviction that he sent poi
Man files appeal on conviction he sent poison-laced letters
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
ABERDEEN -- A Tupelo man seeks to overturn his 2014 conviction that he sent poison-laced letters to President Obama and others. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports James Everett Dutschke (DUHST'-kee) has asked the 5th Circuit Court of... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Man files appeal on conviction he sent poison-laced lettersABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi man seeks to overturn his 2014 conviction
Man files appeal on conviction he sent poison-laced letters
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 13 days ago
ABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi man seeks to overturn his 2014 conviction that he sent poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1Quw2hj ) reports that James Everett... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Man files appeal on conviction he sent poison-laced lettersABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - A Tupelo man seeks to overturn his 2014 conviction that
Man files appeal on conviction he sent poison-laced letters
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 14 days ago
ABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - A Tupelo man seeks to overturn his 2014 conviction that he sent poison-laced letters to President Obama and others. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1Quw2hj) James Everett Dutschke (DUHST'-kee)... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Man files appeal on conviction he sent poison-laced lettersABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - A Tupelo man seeks to overturn his 2014 conviction that
Man files appeal on conviction he sent poison-laced letters
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 14 days ago
ABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) - A Tupelo man seeks to overturn his 2014 conviction that he sent poison-laced letters to President Obama and others. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1Quw2hj) James Everett Dutschke (DUHST'-kee)... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Lee County man accused of molesting 2 girlsSHANNON, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a Lee County man accused of molesting two
Lee County man accused of molesting 2 girls
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 16 days ago
SHANNON, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a Lee County man accused of molesting two girls has been charged. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1nkMrLa) 33-year-old Bennie Hill of Shannon was arrested Friday. He's charged with... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Lee County man accused of molesting 2 girlsSHANNON, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a Lee County man accused of molesting two
Lee County man accused of molesting 2 girls
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 16 days ago
SHANNON, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a Lee County man accused of molesting two girls has been charged. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1nkMrLa) 33-year-old Bennie Hill of Shannon was arrested Friday. He's charged with... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Corinth mayor wants citizens to vote on tax for city repairsCORINTH, Miss. (AP) - The mayor of Corinth says he wants to give citizens the o
Corinth mayor wants citizens to vote on tax for city repairs
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 16 days ago
CORINTH, Miss. (AP) - The mayor of Corinth says he wants to give citizens the option to decide whether to tax themselves to improve the city's infrastructure. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1QnOHvc ) reports Corinth Mayor... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Corinth mayor wants citizens to vote on tax for city repairsCORINTH, Miss. (AP) - The mayor of Corinth says he wants to give citizens the o
Corinth mayor wants citizens to vote on tax for city repairs
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 16 days ago
CORINTH, Miss. (AP) - The mayor of Corinth says he wants to give citizens the option to decide whether to tax themselves to improve the city's infrastructure. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1QnOHvc ) reports Corinth Mayor... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Man arrested in connection with Verona kidnappingVERONA, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a 35-year-old man has been arrested in con
Man arrested in connection with Verona kidnapping
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 17 days ago
VERONA, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a 35-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a kidnapping in Verona. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1Se1xhm) Marcus Benton was arrested Thursday by the U.S. Marshals... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Man arrested in connection with Verona kidnappingVERONA, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a 35-year-old man has been arrested in con
Man arrested in connection with Verona kidnapping
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 17 days ago
VERONA, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a 35-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a kidnapping in Verona. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1Se1xhm) Marcus Benton was arrested Thursday by the U.S. Marshals... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Contractor to lay off 69 workers at TronoxHAMILTON -- Contractor KBR will lay off 69 employees at the Tronox plant, accor
Contractor to lay off 69 workers at Tronox
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
HAMILTON -- Contractor KBR will lay off 69 employees at the Tronox plant, according to a letter from the company to the Monroe County Board of Supervisors. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the layoffs will take effect by the end of... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Contractor to lay off 69 workers at Tronox in Monroe CountyHAMILTON, Miss. (AP) - Contractor KBR will lay off 69 employees at the Tronox p
Contractor to lay off 69 workers at Tronox in Monroe County
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 22 days ago
HAMILTON, Miss. (AP) - Contractor KBR will lay off 69 employees at the Tronox plant, according to a letter from the company to the Monroe County Board of Supervisors. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1V5zgJa) the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Contractor to lay off 69 workers at Tronox in Monroe CountyHAMILTON, Miss. (AP) - Contractor KBR will lay off 69 employees at the Tronox p
Contractor to lay off 69 workers at Tronox in Monroe County
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 22 days ago
HAMILTON, Miss. (AP) - Contractor KBR will lay off 69 employees at the Tronox plant, according to a letter from the company to the Monroe County Board of Supervisors. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1V5zgJa) the... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Authorities: Man stabbed to death with Civil War swordAuthorities have arrested an Alabama man accused of fatally stabbing another ma
Authorities: Man stabbed to death with Civil War sword
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 22 days ago
Authorities have arrested an Alabama man accused of fatally stabbing another man with a replica Civil War sword following a fight at a mobile home in Mississippi. Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell told the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal that... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Man Arrested in Fatal Stabbing by Replica Civil War Sword in MSSplunge, Mississippi Authorities have arrested an Alabama man accused of fatall
Man Arrested in Fatal Stabbing by Replica Civil War Sword in MS
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 23 days ago
Splunge, Mississippi Authorities have arrested an Alabama man accused of fatally stabbing another man with a replica Civil War sword following a fight at a mobile home in Mississippi. Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell told the Northeast... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Man arrested in fatal stabbing with replica Civil War swordSPLUNGE, Miss. (AP) — Authorities have arrested an Alabama man accused of fatal
Man arrested in fatal stabbing with replica Civil War sword
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 23 days ago
SPLUNGE, Miss. (AP) — Authorities have arrested an Alabama man accused of fatally stabbing another man with a replica Civil War sword after a fight at a mobile home in Mississippi. Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell told the Northeast Mississippi... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Man arrested in fatal stabbing by replica Civil War swordSPLUNGE, Miss. (AP) - Authorities have arrested an Alabama man accused of fatal
Man arrested in fatal stabbing by replica Civil War sword
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 23 days ago
SPLUNGE, Miss. (AP) - Authorities have arrested an Alabama man accused of fatally stabbing another man with a replica Civil War sword following a fight at a mobile home in Mississippi. Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell told the Northeast... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Man arrested in fatal stabbing by replica Civil War swordSPLUNGE, Miss. (AP) - Authorities have arrested an Alabama man accused of fatal
Man arrested in fatal stabbing by replica Civil War sword
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 23 days ago
SPLUNGE, Miss. (AP) - Authorities have arrested an Alabama man accused of fatally stabbing another man with a replica Civil War sword following a fight at a mobile home in Mississippi. Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell told the Northeast... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Mississippi Officials: Walmart Closures Shocking, DevastatingCropped Photo: Mike Mozart / Flickr / CC BY 2.0 Nettleton, Mississippi Local o
Mississippi Officials: Walmart Closures Shocking, Devastating
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 23 days ago
Cropped Photo: Mike Mozart / Flickr / CC BY 2.0 Nettleton, Mississippi Local officials say they're stunned by news that Walmart is closing stores in their areas. Mayor Mem Riley of Nettleton, Mississippi, tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Miss. officials: Walmart closures shocking, devastatingNETTLETON -- Local officials say they're stunned by news that Walmart is closin
Miss. officials: Walmart closures shocking, devastating
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
NETTLETON -- Local officials say they're stunned by news that Walmart is closing stores in their areas. "That was devastating news to us. We had planned for that store to increase our sales and that put a damper on our ideas," Mayor Mem Riley of... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Powerball renews interest in state lotteryJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - State Rep. Robert Johnson says all the money Mississippi
Powerball renews interest in state lottery
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 24 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - State Rep. Robert Johnson says all the money Mississippi residents spent on Powerball tickets could have made a difference for public education if it had been spent in Mississippi instead of Louisiana. But Mississippi is one of... Read more
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