Contraband statues dedicated/art
Life-size bronze statues were admired Saturday in a dedication ceremony in Corinth. The statues replicated life in a contraband camp where former slaves took refuge after the Emancipation Proclamation. Page 5A.
For the 10th year, people honored the 70 war veterans buried at Gilvo Cemetery in Lee County. Page 3A.
Making a choice
President Barack Obama is expected to announce his first Supreme Court nominee this week. He’s focusing on gender, philosophy, age, experience in more in several candidates. Page 16A.
National card group relocating
The nation’s largest bridge card playing organization is moving its headquarters from Memphis to north Mississippi.
The American Contract Bridge League, which has more than 160,000 members, says it is making a $3 million investment in the move to Horn Lake. The nonprofit group has an annual budget of $18 million with 170 traveling tournament directors. It supports 3,200 bridge clubs worldwide and 1,100 bridge tournaments annually.
Ole Miss learns fate
The Rebels will find out their post-season future today when seeds for the NCAA baseball tournament are announced. Page 1C.
Barbour for president?/mug
It was asked during the 2008 race, and it’s already being asked for 2012: Is Gov. Haley Barbour considering a run for the White House. Find out what Barbour says – and doesn’t say – about a presidential candidacy. Page 2A.
Roll call of honor/art
A Memorial Day roll call honors 148,000 veterans and brings back their memory, with volunteers reading 15-minute segments. Page 16A.
Dreams come true/art
Corinth Theatre-Arts is set to stage the musical “Cinderella” at the Crossroads Playhouse. Page 1B.
The Daily Journal presents a special Memorial Day section titled “In Honor of Our Veterans,” with 11 pages dedicated to pictures of Northeast Mississippi veterans.
The Daily Journal offices will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day.