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Joe Mac Hudspeth, Jr. is a free-lance wildlife photographer, and a life-long Mississippian. He has a new self-published coffee table book of deer, ducks, turkeys, gators, gallinules, Mississippi scenery and other critters that he has taken … Read more

MSU honors local with Outstanding Teacher Intern Award

Front row: Jasmine Smith, Montana Murff, Carlee Puckett, Peyton Bridge, Grace Ga-as, Kylie Knox
Middle row: Lindsey Bishop, Carlee Smith, Kayla Reed, Misty Davis, Alex Sumrall, Caitlin Noonan, Brielle Bourgeois  Back row: Taylor Freeman, Drew Smith, Mary Helen Jones, Stephen Pepper, Jackson Moore, Lean Blackwell

Drew Thomas Smith recently received an Outstanding Teacher Intern Award for his exemplary performance during the Teaching Internship in the spring 2014 semester at Mississippi State University.
Smith completed the teaching internship in Sports Pedagogy at Noxapter Attendance Center in … Read more

Graduation day

Tori and Meghan McCulloch

Lori and Meghan McCulloch graduated from the University of Mississippi at Oxford on May 10, 2014, with a degree in … Read more

Sampling of fame

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KYVAN Foods owner and former NFL Tight End for the Falcons and Bengals, Reggie Kelly will be signing… Read more

30 Days Later: Mississippi recovery by the numbers

Homeowners working on the cleanup earlier in the month.

From press reports

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have approved more than $10.8 million in total assistance for survivors of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding … Read more

Red hills Car Show winners announced

Red Hills Car Show Best of Show winner Sally Wilkerson of Philadelphia, MS in a 1952 Ford F-1.

The Red Hills Festival Car Show came together despite the recent tornado and the change in location. A total of ninety entries showed up at the American Heritage Big Red Fire Museum on May 24, 2014. Many of those people … Read more

Two Winston County students recognized

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From press reports

Plum Creek has awarded two $1,000 scholarships to Winston County high school students. Since 2007, Plum Creek has annually awarded scholarships to exemplary high school seniors who plan to continue their education after graduation. The scholarships recognize … Read more

Eastern Mississippi Small Farmers Field Day held

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As Thursday morning approach, Eastern Mississippi Small Farmers Field Day seemed in jeopardy due to rain clouds hovering from above and with an 80 percent chance of precipitation predicted. These odds would cause most organizations to cancel … Read more

Free Lunch program set for summer

From press reports

Louisville Municipal School District School Food Service are setting up to provide thousands of free meals to children in Winston County during the summer break.
LMSD is working through the USDA program to provide free breakfast and … Read more