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    By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer The Southeastern Conference has reached a new milestone in The Associated Press college football poll, becoming the first league to place four teams in the top five – all from the Western division. Mississippi State stayed No. 1 after a weekend off. The Atlantic Coast Conference’s Florida […]

    Daily Journal MOORHEAD – Freshman quarterback Kwadra Griggs threw for a season-high 366 yards and four touchdowns to lead Itawamba Community College to a 52-48 win against Mississippi Delta on Saturday. Itawamba freshman tailback Richard McQuarley added to the offensive outburst by rushing for three scores. The Indians (4-4, 4-2 MACJC North) hold a half-game […]

    In little more than two weeks, Mississippians will decide who will represent them in the United States Senate for a new six-year term, choosing between six-term incumbent Republican Sen. Thad Cochran and former 1st District Congressman Travis Childers, the Democratic nominee. The contrast between this quiet general election contest and the acrimonious, high-decibel Republican primary […]

    Let’s step back a bit from normal prognostication in what has now supplanted the 1983 Mississippi gubernatorial campaign as the strangest political campaign in the state’s long and bewildering political history. The 1983 campaign merely generated still legally unproven and still legally unchallenged allegations of sexual misconduct. It set off media fistfights, a small parade […]

    Richard Preston, whose 1994 book “The Hot Zone” brought the Ebola virus terrifyingly alive for readers, once described how, during his research, his biohazard suit had ripped open, exposing him to a potentially fatal toxin. “I started to feel giddy,” Preston wrote in “Panic in Level 4,” a 2008 collection of essays. “It was an […]

    ‘Agent orange’ danger seen in new proposals While watching TV a few days ago I became aware that DOW Chemical was in the process of introducing an additional additive into their herbicide dusting crop mixture branded as 2,4d in order to eradicate a new type of super-weed which the farmers have indicated has invaded the […]

    Before this past week, which one of the following did you think was more likely to happen first? 1. Pigs fly. 2. Bigfoot is captured. 3. Elvis records comeback album. 4. Hell freezes over. 5. Mississippi State is ranked No. 1 in football. Well? Why are you pausing? My cousin, who is a huge Ole […]

    One of the wonders of this political moment is feminist contentment about the infantilization of women in the name of progressive politics. Government, encouraging academic administrations to micromanage campus sexual interactions, now assumes that, absent a script, women cannot cope. And the Democrats’ trope about the Republicans’ “war on women” clearly assumes that women are […]

    By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Fans of defense and special teams were in or a treat in Saturday’s first quarter at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. The entire game was a defensive slugfest, but the first quarter stood out as the No. 3 Ole Miss Rebels and Tennessee Volunteers couldn’t do a thing, collectively, on offense […]

    By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal AMORY – Amory overcame a shaky, 9-4 loss in Game 2 to take its second round, Class 4A slow-pitch softball playoff series 2-1 against Houston on Saturday. “When you beat someone like that in the first game, it gets mentally tough, but this time of the year, you can’t do […]