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    The liturgical calendars followed by some Christian churches emphasize several seasons of special observance. The rest of the year is, by definition, “ordinary time.” Whether or not we live by a liturgical calendar, the concept of ordinary time has merit as we examine our lives. Scripture offers many an illustration of the tendency in human […]

    If politicians preying upon your attentions this season fail to inspire, you might seek common cause with the beasts – the four-legged variety rather than those running for office. Ballot initiatives aimed at protecting bears and wolves from hounding, trapping and other inhumane hunting practices are up for a vote in two states – Maine […]

    The dogs and I were out for a walk in a city of half a million recently, waiting our turn to use the crosswalk at a busy intersection. Schools were convening, people were rushing to work, traffic was heavy. As I stood waiting, I noticed three of four drivers who passed were on phones, talking. […]

    By John Zenor Associated Press All the hand-wringing over the SEC’s near-monopoly of the top 5 might well prove a moot point. The Southeastern Conference will take care of the matter internally since nobody heaps more abuse on league teams than the SEC itself. In the SEC West, No. 1 Mississippi State, No. 3 Ole […]

    By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel BALDWYN – The Baldwyn Bearcats sparred with the Walnut Wildcats for much of the first quarter. Then they delivered big blow after big blow and rushed their way to a 55-12 win Friday night. “I don’t know what we were doing there to start,” said Baldwyn coach Michael Gray. “We […]

    By David Wheeler Special to the Journal SALTILLO – The West Point Green Wave were running downhill most of the night against the Saltillo Tigers. Downhill was the right direction, racking up close to 400 yards on the ground Friday as West Point picked up a Division 1-5A victory 49-20 over the Tigers. “All around, […]

    By Jay Tidwell Special to the Journal MOOREVILLE – Tay Rucker and Robert Patton teamed up for a big win for Mooreville. Rucker completed 12 of 19 passes for 314 yards and five touchdowns, and Patton had three scoring receptions and a pick-six to fuel a 55-21 victory for the Troopers against Kossuth on Friday. […]

    By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal FALKNER – Smithville and Falkner slugged it out to the end to gain an edge in a tight Division 1-1A race. Jeramie Lawrence’s 42-yard touchdown with 2:25 to go lifted Falkner (6-3, 4-2) to a 26-19 win over Smithville to put them back in the hunt to host first round. […]

    By Scotty Nichols Itawamba County Times PONTOTOC – It wasn’t as pretty as Itawamba AHS coach Toby Collums would’ve liked offensively, but his defensive unit definitely made up for it during the Indians’ 35-7 rout of the Pontotoc Warriors Friday night to claim the Division 1-4A title. “We still have some things left to clean […]

    By Blake Long Special to the Journal IUKA – Amory compiled 514 yards and secured a playoff spot, ruining Tishomingo County’s senior night activities in the process with a 55-48 victory. Quarterback Zatorious Gates led Amory by completing 10 of 14 passes for 203 yards. Phillip Tyra caught four touchdowns and had 116 receiving yards […]