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    Mississippi’s vast Medicaid-eligible population makes it among the costliest items in the overall state budget, but even though its bill to the state is projected to exceed $1 billion for the first time this year, nearly 74 percent of its total $4 billion-plus program is paid by the federal government. Elected officials in both parties […]

    In “Lonesome Dove,” the cowboys crest a hill and see a gentle valley with ample timber, grazing and water. “This will do,” is how they end their months-long cattle drive. They had found a place to settle down, seek prosperity. In 2015, they’d need to know more – a lot more. We live in a […]

    By Ben Walker Associated Press Dallas Keuchel started the All-Star game, won 20 times and twice dominated the New York Yankees. Now, the Houston Astros need him to pitch the game of his life – while starting on three days’ rest for the first time in his career. All of the Major League Baseball playoff […]

    By Jeff Roberson Oxford Citizen OXFORD – David Blackburn, President of the Blackburn Group, is excited about the future of the Oxford Commons area. Actually he is excited about the present of the massive development on Oxford’s east side. “It seems like the place has been this big ball you’re trying to push uphill,” said […]

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Auburn has dismissed senior wide receiver D’haquille Williams from the team. Coach Gus Malzahn announced the decision Monday night. Malzahn says he gave Williams “the chance to prove himself.” But he added there must be consequences “when individuals fail to meet the expectations of our program.” Malzahn didn’t elaborate. Williams was […]

    Monroe Journal Two men were arrested Monday by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office in separate cases. John Thomas Springer, 34, of Hamilton, was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon by a felon. He was released on a $2,000 bond. In a separate case, James Daryle Haynes, 39, of Amory, was arrested following a […]

    Daily Journal OXFORD – On Monday afternoon at Oxford Middle School, the gas line to the school cafeteria was damaged when a vendor making a routine delivery accidentally hit the gas line regulator while unloading the delivery truck. Oxford Middle teachers and administrators safely evacuated students from the school, while the Oxford Fire Department, school […]

    JACKSON (AP) – Seven new cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in Mississippi, bringing the state’s total to 35 so far this year. The Mississippi State Department of Health said Monday that Hinds and Rankin counties each have two new cases of the mosquito-borne illness. Copiah, Madison and Yazoo counties each have one […]

    Daily Journal Both Ole Miss and Mississippi State will get 11 a.m. kickoffs for the games of Oct. 17. The Rebels’ game at Memphis will be seen on ABC, while MSU’s homecoming game against Louisiana Tech will be on the SEC Network. The 2:30 p.m. CBS game will be Alabama at Texas A&M, while the […]

    Monroe Journal Kayla R. Richey, 32, of Amory, was charged with possession of a schedule drug. Bond was set at $5,000 by Monroe County Justice Court Judge Robert Fowlkes. Richey is housed at the Monroe County Detention Center.