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    Associated Press Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive says it would be best to wait until after the NCAA’s initial eligibility rules take effect in 2016 before considering whether to limit freshmen eligibility. Slive said in a statement Monday if the goal is to improve graduation rates and grade-point averages, “we have to remember that each […]

    Monroe Journal Two people have been arrested on meth charges in Monroe County. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office’s Narcotics Unit arrested Jerrie Kay Pardubshy, 38, of Amory, and Kristopher Lane Yoakum, 36, of Columbus. Both subjects are charged with possession of methamphetamine. The subjects were arrested by deputies at a residence on Old Golf Course […]

    Daily Journal Itawamba County prosecuter Chip Mills has declared his intent to run in the 1st District U.S. House special election on May 12. In a press release, Mills touted his North Mississippi roots. “As a candidate who is not a career politician, and as a product of rural North Mississippi, I have the ability […]

    Associated Press UConn stays No. 1 in The Associated Press poll for another week after two more routs. The Huskies blew out Tulane and Memphis by an average of 55 points. They visit South Florida on Monday night to close out the regular season. Notre Dame, South Carolina, Maryland and Tennessee round out the first […]

    JACKSON (AP) – Stefan Moody of Ole Miss, Delta State’s Devin Schmidt and Southern Mississippi’s Chip Armelin are the three finalists for the Howell Trophy. Mississippi State’s Victoria Vivians, Southern Mississippi’s Tamara Jones and Tia Faleru of Ole Miss are the finalists for the Gillom Trophy. The Howell is given to the top men’s basketball […]

    By Jeff Amy Associated Press JACKSON – The Mississippi attorney general’s attempt to investigate Google is on hold for at least four more months. U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate on Monday granted Google’s request for a preliminary injunction, preventing Attorney General Jim Hood from going through with a subpoena meant to examine whether Google […]

    RIDGELAND (AP) – Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is among the leaders of a new economic development firm formed by Ridgeland-based Butler Snow LLP. The law firm said Monday that Barbour will serve as chairman of VisionFirst Advisors, which will provide strategic analysis and identify market opportunities for organizations. He will be joined by former […]

    Former Mississippi House of Representatives Speaker Tim Ford, who died unexpectedly Friday night, was a transformative legislative leader who helped eradicate vestiges of racism in the House, downplayed the politics of personality and empowered committee chairs to work legislation through the process, reordering Mississippi’s priorities across a broad front of issues. Ford, 63, died in […]

    So 2015 is a courthouse-to-statehouse election year in Mississippi and the state’s Republican leadership is pushing and shoving to see which one of them can offer Mississippi voters – particularly Mississippi voters in the state’s GOP primary Top 15 counties – the most tax relief. That’s not particularly surprising. First came Republican Gov. Phil Bryant […]

    School reports STARKVILLE – Mississippi State sophomore left-hander Vance Tatum capped a weekend of brilliant pitching on Sunday for the No. 22 Bulldogs. Tatum (2-0) allowed two hits in eight-plus innings and struck out 12 as MSU completed its third straight four-game weekend series sweep with a 6-2 win over Samford at Dudy Noble Field. […]