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    Daily Journal FULTON – Itawamba Community College got five touchdown passes combined from Peyton Bender and Dan Ellington in Saturday afternoon’s 49-7 homecoming victory over Mississippi Delta. No. 18 ICC (5-3, 2-3 North Division) got four of those from Bender, the Washington State transfer. Cedric Bradford and Dorian Gaston (Ripley) each made two TD grabs. […]

    By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal RIDGELAND – It took another big fight, but the Hamilton Lady Lions secured their first Class 1A slow-pitch softball state championship since 2013. Hamilton (28-9) beat Bogue Chitto in three games by scores of 18-11 and 15-2 in Games 1 and 3 and lost Game 2 19-15. “We worked hard […]

    By Laurence Hilliard Special to the Journal RIDGELAND – East Webster completed a perfect postseason Saturday at Freedom Ridge Park, outslugging Bay Springs 15-5 and 15-8 for the MHSAA 2A slow-pitch softball championship. In winning all eight playoff games, the Lady Wolverines outscored their opponents 100-35. “These girls have come a long way from the […]

    Associated Press STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Grant Haley returned a blocked field goal 60 yards for a touchdown with 4:27 left and Penn State upset No. 2 Ohio State 24-21 on Saturday night for the Nittany Lions’ biggest victory in the post-Joe Paterno era. Penn State (5-2, 3-1 Big Ten) took its first lead when […]

    By Adam Armour Itawamba County Times FULTON – The City of Fulton will soon extend its gas service into Fairview thanks to a hefty federal grant. Last week, Fulton officials received notice that the city will receive a $600,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) through the Mississippi Development Authority. The money will be used to […]

    By Adam Armour Itawamba County Times MANTACHIE – After several months of research, discussion and some light debate, Mantachie officials have decided to purchase a set of rifles for the town’s police department. During last week’s regular meeting of the the town’s board of aldermen, Mantachie leaders voted to purchase three .556 caliber Diamondback brand […]

    By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today CORINTH – A former judge from Alcorn County who has been praised for the positive impacts he made on the law profession will be honored in a ceremony Tuesday at the Alcorn County Courthouse. The late Noah S. “Soggy” Sweat Jr. was a World War II veteran and very well […]

    Q. I’m 23, and I lost a good job a few days ago due to layoffs. My wife has been a stay-at-home mom with our 10-month-old daughter, and we have very little in the way of savings. What can we do to keep our heads above water? A. I’m really sorry you’re going through this. […]

    By Andrew Seligman AP Sports Writer CHICAGO – Cursed by a Billy Goat, bedeviled by Bartman and crushed by decades of disappointment, the Chicago Cubs are at long last headed back to the World Series. Kyle Hendricks outpitched Clayton Kershaw, Anthony Rizzo and Willson Contreras homered early and the Cubs won their first pennant since […]

    Thousands of participants are expected early today in downtown Tupelo for the 2016 staging of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, one of many similar events across the country this year to raise awareness about breast cancer, provide support for people in the region impacted by it, and to encourage research for a […]