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    Associated Press Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. Class Overall School W-L Pts Prv 1. Brandon (10) (2-0) 133 — 2. Clinton (5) (2-0) 132 — 3. Starkville (1) (2-0) 103 — 4. West Point (2-0) 70 — 5. […]

    Daily Journal TUPELO – Three men are being sought by Tupelo Police in connection to a shots fired incident. At approximately 2:30 p.m. Monday, TPD officers responded to the 200 block of South Highland Drive, where there was a report of a disturbance involving a gun that had been fired. Officers learned the victim and […]

    Daily Journal TUPELO – A Tupelo man accused of firing at a vehicle has been arrested. Javarius D. Trice, a.k.a. “Parkboy Rub,” 18, has been charged with aggravated assault in connection to an Aug. 20 incident on Ida Street. According to Tupelo Police, officers spoke with the victim and observed that the victim’s car had […]

    Daily Journal OXFORD – An Oxford man was jailed after allegedly stealing the sunglasses right off a victim’s head. Daniel Charles Ford, 20, has been charged with one count of strong armed robbery after an incident on Sunday. Police say Ford approached a man who was working on his house at Oxford Wheel Estates, grabbed […]

    By Jeff Amy Associated Press Two more Mississippi universities have stopped flying the state’s flag, which prominently features the Confederate battle emblem. Mississippi State University and the Mississippi University for Women confirmed Tuesday that they had taken down the state’s flag from outdoor flagpoles over the summer. The universities’ actions came after state lawmakers failed […]

    By Emily Wagster Pettus Associated Press DURANT – A Mississippi prosecutor said she hasn’t decided whether to seek the death penalty for a man charged with killing two nuns who dedicated their lives to helping people in one of the poorest counties in the nation. Relatives and colleagues of Sisters Margaret Held and Paula Merrill […]

    September and fall are near, but Mississippians from the Tennessee Line to the Gulf of Mexico know that mosquito season remains a serious issue of public health until cold weather ends the mosquito cycle for a brief few weeks. The tiny blood-devouring insects have been at war with humans and many animals beyond memory. Medical […]

    A century ago, Congress created the National Park Service to maintain and enhance America’s natural and historic preserves. It was needed. The inventory had grown since the designation of Yellowstone in 1872. Since then, attention from Capitol Hill has faded. We won’t hear Hillary or Donald woo voters by pledging fealty to the NPS. Parks […]

    The future of our communities depends on investments that not only meet current challenges but also anticipate future ones. In traveling across the state over the past month, I have continually seen how Mississippi is looking ahead to create better transportation options, more opportunities for economic growth and a richer quality of life for everyone […]

    Common language holds threads of culture in place “Power human currents shape culture to a new reality.” Wow, if you missed Sonny Scott’s column on Aug. 20 look it up. He hit the nail on the head with “the Maginot Line for our culture has been the English language,” the glue that binds us together […]