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    By Ken Ritter Associated Press LAS VEGAS – Two B.B. King heirs who’ve been most outspoken about the blues legend’s care in his final days are accusing King’s two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King’s estate is calling the claims ridiculous. Three doctors determined that King was appropriately cared-for, and King […]

    By Jeff Amy Associated Press JACKSON – U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran – the Mississippi Republican whose 2014 primary campaign drew national attention over an aspiring blogger’s photos of his bedridden wife – has married his longtime aide, his office said Monday. The wedding to Kay Webber took place privately Saturday in Gulfport. The senator’s former […]

    By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Seconds after ESPN announced the Ole Miss baseball team was headed to play in the Los Angeles Regional, shortstop Errol Robinson got a text message. On the other end of the was Maryland third baseman Jose Cuas. Robinson, who grew up in Boyds, Maryland, kept the message to […]

    Today at Veterans Park in Tupelo and in countless other venues around the nation a modest crowd will gather to mark this day set aside to honor American servicemen and women who died while serving their country. Most of the rest of us will simply enjoy the day off from work, gathering with family and […]

    Kenny Milam’s comments are excerpted from his longer narrative about service in Vietnam. Memorial Day is a time when veterans pause to reflect on their time of service. It has been 45 years since the Army sent me to Vietnam. I decided to write down my story for family and in memory of the 58,145 […]

    In schools districts that fared poorly on the 3rd grade reading tests, many school officials and parents blame lack of funding by the Legislature. For example, Superintendent Powell Rucker attributed Holmes County’s 59 percent passing rate to student poverty, lack of funding, and rapid teacher turnover. “It is not a test that even needed to […]

    Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. – Defending national champion Vanderbilt and three other Southeastern Conference teams were among the 16 regional hosts named Sunday for the NCAA Division I baseball tournament. The hosts are guaranteed spots in the 64-team NCAA tournament. The rest of the field is announced today. Other SEC host teams are LSU, Florida […]

    By Ronald Blum AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK – Jacob Lindgren took a taxi from his Manhattan hotel and arrived at Yankee Stadium about seven hours before game time Sunday. “I didn’t know how to get in,” the 22-year-old pitcher said. “I was waiting outside the clubhouse, just knocking.” Then a telephone on a desk […]

    Associated Press CHICAGO – Brian Dozier thinks the Minnesota Twins bring their aggressive style against all their opponents. And it has been successful against the Chicago White Sox so far this season. Dozier homered twice and drove in four runs and the Twins beat the White Sox 8-1 on Sunday. They have outscored the White […]

    By Emily Wagster Pettus Associated Press JACKSON – Mississippi politicians are gearing up for a busy summer campaign season. One legislative race worth watching is a Democratic primary that pits two incumbent state senators against each other up north. Another is a Gulf Coast Republican primary in which a senator with statewide ambitions is challenged […]