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    The good news on the jobs front for Mississippi this Labor Day is that the state’s unemployment rate is down from the same time a year ago. The rate of 8 percent in July – the latest data available – is better than the 8.7 percent in July 2013. And the 101,200 Mississippians looking for […]

    The monumental tapestry triptych by Marc Chagall, hanging in the State Hall of the Israeli Knesset in Jerusalem, hints at some of the artist’s own memories, including from his childhood in Vitebsk, Russia. But these float among images of Jewish history: of Moses with his tablets, of David with his harp. Images of wandering and […]

    Are you ready to rumble? In one corner stand Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and their allies who want to cut taxes. In the other corner stand the champions for fully funding the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) for K-12 schools. The conventional wisdom is the state budget cannot accommodate both, so all […]

    CLASS 6A/5A 1. Starkville (2-0) Friday: beat Oxford 52-29 This week: West Point 2. Tupelo (2-0) Friday: beat Center Hill 48-7 This week: Shannon 3. Oxford (1-1) Friday: lost to Starkville 52-29 This week: at East Side CLASS 4A/3A 1. Ripley (2-0) Friday: beat North Pontotoc 49-7 This week: Falkner (Thu.) 2. Corinth (2-0) Friday: […]

    By Adam Armour Itawamba County Times Even smokers know smoking is bad for them, but possibly not the extent of it. “Everybody knows that smoking’s bad, but most people probably don’t realize that cigarettes contain more than 7,000 chemicals,” said Tupelo’s Helen Boerner. “They know about nicotine, but maybe they don’t realize there’s arsenic in […]

    Daily Journal reports An Amber Alert has been issued. From the Mississippi Highway Patrol: The Mississippi Highway Patrol is issuing an Amber Alert. 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Sunday morning from between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. She is described as a white female, with long brown hair, […]

    By Jack Elliott Jr. Associated Press JACKSON – Mississippi hasn’t had an execution in two years, and state Attorney General Jim Hood says he can’t predict when another might occur. No Mississippi death row appeals are presently pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, he said. “We usually make predictions on timing based on cases pending […]

    JACKSON (AP) – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks says there’s a new state alligator record. It reported Saturday that Robert Mahaffey of Brandon and two assistants hauled in a 756-pound ‘gator. That broke the record by 14 1/2-pounds. Saturday was the second day of Mississippi’s alligator season, which ends at noon on […]

    Our office receives odd requests on a weekly basis. The most frequent inquiry we receive is about cooking demos or dual demos. The dual demos are my favorite. My friend and collaborator, watercolorist Wyatt Waters, and I have done over 100 dual demos over the past 13 years all over the country. I cook, he […]