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    By John Zenor AP Sports Writer TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Mississippi State forced a turnover 11 seconds into the second half, and didn’t let up the rest of that 10-minute period. Chinwe Okorie had 15 points and eight rebounds and the fourth-ranked Bulldogs overwhelmed Alabama in the third quarter en route to a 67-54 victory Thursday […]

    By Pete Iacobelli Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. – Ole Miss coach Matt Insell took a bit of comfort in his team’s latest loss to No. 5 South Carolina – that he’ll never have to face senior powerhouse Alaina Coates again. Coates had 15 points and 15 rebounds – her 54th career double-double and fifth in […]

    By John Zenor Associated Press TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Greg Byrne will take over a flourishing Alabama athletic department with a dominant football program and a men’s basketball team that appears to be on the rise. A big challenge facing the Crimson Tide’s newly hired athletic director is to sustain and build upon that success, and […]

    By Kevin Tate Outdoors Writer With winter finally in high gear and many hunting seasons winding down, land managers looking to improve their habitat need seek no farther than programs for hog removal and coyote control. Populations of wild pigs in every shape, size and color are quickly on the rise across Mississippi, and an […]

    The snow’s top crust crumbled with each step, letting my boots’ rubber soles squeak against the powdery white below. The air was cold beyond cold for Mississippi, but was mercifully still. It was the coldest day of the year, one of the coldest in several years, and it seemed no critters were moving, Earth or […]

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    By Jeff Amy Associated Press JACKSON – A larger share of Mississippi high schoolers than ever before is graduating, thanks in part to stronger efforts to keep kids in school but also to changed graduation requirements. The state Department of Education announced on Thursday that the graduation rate rose to 82.3 percent last year from […]

    By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal WREN – The body of 27-year-old Justin Humble, a Nettleton man missing since Dec. 27, was located Thursday night. “I was called to the scene at 10 p.m.,”said Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley. “The body was found floating up in a pond at 30340 Little Coontail Road. The Monroe […]

    Daily Journal TUPELO – Police are looking for an 18-year-old man wanted in connection with a Monday morning car burglary. Matthew Calise, of Tupelo, was arrested on Dec. 28, 2016 and charged with car burglary. He was later released on a $3,500 bond. Calise is now a suspect in a Jan. 16 case in the […]

    By Emily Wagster Pettus Associated Press JACKSON – The Republican-led Mississippi Legislature has resisted much of President Barack Obama’s agenda, but in an apparent bipartisan gesture of goodwill, the state Senate adopted a resolution Thursday calling the Democrat “one of the most consequential presidents in recent history.” The first African-American U.S. president “led the country […]