USM takes exciting New Orleans Bowl win over ULL

From school reports NEW ORLEANS — Receiver Allenzae Staggers set records for receptions and receiving yards Saturday night as Southern Miss outlasted the Louisiana-Lafayette 28-21 in the 16th annual R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Staggers, who…

MDWFP and NWTF discuss wild turkey population declines

The Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks and the Mississippi Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) staff discussed the continual statewide decline in wild turkey harvests during its open…

Letter to editor

Dear Mr. Editor, We were called to a short assembly and told that the President had died and that school buses would come in early to take us home. When I arrived home I saw my daddy, arms folded on…

Editorial roudnup

Third-grade gate may be unworkable As everyone within education circles knows, Mississippi’s so-called third-grade gate is low to the ground. In order to currently pass onto fourth grade, third-graders only have to show that they read better than the lowest…

Obituaries

Eveline Williams Newland Dec. 10, 2016 Services for Eveline Williams Newland, 92, of Eupora were Dec. 13, 2016, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Rev. Willy Weddle officiating. Burial was in Lollars Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Newland was a…