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    Daily Journal UPDATE: The alert for a missing Holly Springs teenager has been canceled. She has been found and is OK. ––––– An Endangered/Missing Child Alert has been issued for a 13-year-old in Holly Springs According to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, Alissa Monay Jones Brown was last seen around 10 p.m. Friday on West […]

    One of the greatest surprises of my adult life is that quicksand hasn’t played a larger role. As a kid I was a fan of Tarzan. What’s not to like? He lived in a really cool tree house, had a chimpanzee as a pet, and a smoking hot British girlfriend who swung from vines in […]

    Mississippi’s economic growth reports don’t often highlight the increasingly successful role of women-owned businesses, but positive facts from national statistics suggest our state has vast potential in two women-related growth sectors with reason to expect better results. First, in late 2014, the Mississippi Business Journal reported that Mississippi is ranked in the Top 5 nationwide […]

    Because so many Republicans want to be president – or at least pretend they do – debate organizers have decided to eliminate the least popular from the stage based on how they rank in the latest national polls. Fox News, which is hosting the first televised debate Aug. 6, and CNN, host of the second […]

    Hillary Clinton’s move to the left on trade and other issues is a reminder of the growing power of activists on the wings in presidential nominating politics – and a corresponding diminution of the power of the center. “Social and demographic shifts mean that no left-leaning position Clinton takes now would be likely to hurt […]

    Pontotoc residents complain about law enforcement acts First let us say we have been citizens of Pontotoc County and city for 51 years. We have tried to uphold the law and the lawmen of our city and county, but our county officials apparently can stop an individual, give him a ticket for “improper equipment,” not […]

    There’s mutiny in my household. I believe it’s been brewing over the long winter. While I spent those overcast days and frigid nights scouring the Internet and magazines for backyard project designs, my husband, I now suspect, utilized his time yelling the words “No! Nevermore!” in front of the bathroom mirror. So here we are […]

    If you want to know why Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., needed Democrats to win the Republican primary last year, all you have to see is that he was one of only 10 Republicans who voted to confirm President Obama’s nominee for attorney general, Loretta Lynch, recently. Lynch openly testified that she had no problem with […]

    Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Kendall Graveman gave the struggling Oakland Athletics a much-needed lift. Graveman (Mississippi State) gave up three hits over six innings in his return from the minors, Sam Fuld drove in two runs and the Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0 on Saturday. Graveman (2-2), recalled from Triple-A Nashville […]

    By Steve Hunt Special Contributor Despite being in familiar surroundings, Hunter Renfroe remains a work-in-progress. Renfroe, 23, the top prospect for the San Diego Padres, is currently with Double-A San Antonio, the same team where he spent the final 60 games of the 2014 season. Last season, the Mississippi State product hit .232 with five […]