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    Pontotoc Progress PONTOTOC – Pontotoc Police were searching Saturday for an individual who allegedly robbed the Texaco convenience store on Oxford Street on Friday night. Police Chief Randy Tutor said a black male suspect is believed to have left the Texaco station in a white late model Chevrolet Impala, around 7:45 p.m. “The store clerk […]

    By Jeff Amy Associated Press JACKSON – For Aubrey Patterson, it’s legacy time. His picture has already been taken down off the wall of the room where the College Board meets, and his announcement Friday that the board has chosen Glenn Boyce as the state’s next higher education commissioner could be Patterson’s last official act […]

    Daily Journal OXFORD – Two Oxford juveniles have been detained after allegedly making threats at Oxford Middle School. Oxford Police responded to the school Tuesday, April 14, after a school resource officer learned of threats against the school, students and staff. After a brief investigation, a Youth Court Judge signed an order of detention for […]

    Few other Christians of significant intellectual force approach anything like the influence and following of C.S. Lewis with so many people seeking deeper understanding of what he perceived and wrote about the God in whom he finally found peace and whose light he sought so eloquently to share with a wide, waiting world. Even today, […]

    According to the Career Readiness Institute, “Most schools today are necessarily focused on preparing students for three ‘big things’ – achievement on state tests, earning a diploma, and readiness for college. When schools struggle with these three traditional but essential objectives, school leaders typically engage in various leadership practices to improve student performance. Focusing exclusively […]

    It must have been a harried parent trying to cope while youngsters protested a long drive who invented that car game where you try to spot license plates from all the 50 states. In this the season of school tour groups and cherry blossoms, it’s almost too easy. “There’s a Utah,” Emma says, and sure […]

    Susan and I are remodeling our guest bathroom, a process that has now taken about two months and has involved an endless series of decisions, each of which has threatened to dissolve our previously happy marriage. We spent most of the day Saturday looking for a mirror, endlessly circling the booths of an antiques mall, […]

    School report AUBURN, Ala. – After waiting out a two-hour rain delay, Ole Miss dropped a 3-1 decision to Auburn in the first game of a weekend series Friday. The setback to the Tigers (24-15, 6-10 SEC) ended the Rebels’ (19-19, 7-9 SEC) three-game winning streak. Ole Miss starter Christian Trent (5-4) went six innings, […]

    Associated Press CHICAGO – Top prospect Kris Bryant went 0 for 4 with three strikeouts in his first game with the Cubs, and Wil Myers hit a three-run homer for the Padres, who won 5-4 on Friday. Chicago selected Bryant’s contract from Triple-A Iowa and inserted him into its starting lineup as the cleanup hitter […]

    By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The Tupelo Golden Wave baseball team has a quarter century of knowing how to win during the regular season – 24 league titles in 25 years. Breaking a three-way tie in Division 2-6A with two games left on the schedule, the youthful 2015 Wave bagged their league championship […]