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June 19, 2012

 
In the past week, two Mississippi death-row inmates have been executed. 

March 7, 2012

 

The 2012 SEC men's basketball tournament will tip off Thursday at noon when No. 8 seed LSU takes on No. 9 seed Arkansas. Below are some storylines to keep an eye of during the four-day tournament in New Orleans:

 

The 2012 SEC men’s basketball tournament will tip off Thursday at noon when No. 8 seed LSU takes on No. 9 seed Arkansas. Below are some storylines to keep an eye on during the four-day tournament in New Orleans:

Kendrick suspended for SEC Tournament

March 7, 2012

 

The 2012 SEC men's basketball tournament will tip off Thursday at noon when No. 8 seed LSU takes on No. 9 seed Arkansas. Below are some storylines to keep an eye of during the four-day tournament in New Orleans:

 

The 2012 SEC men’s basketball tournament will tip off Thursday at noon when No. 8 seed LSU takes on No. 9 seed Arkansas. Below are some storylines to keep an eye on during the four-day tournament in New Orleans:

Kendrick suspended for SEC Tournament

February 5, 2012

 

Every year approximately 50,000 qualified nursing applicants are turned down from American schools.

 

Every year approximately 50,000 qualified nursing applicants are turned down from American schools.

The University of Mississippi received 340 qualified applications this fall, yet was only able to accept 140. The main causes of this widespread issue are both fiscal and physical; there isn’t enough room for the large amounts of applicants nor enough money to hire additional qualified professors to teach the courses. Another problem is that more graduates go on to practice nursing rather than teach it.

November 6, 2011

Just how bad are the state's reading scores? 

 

For quite some time, billboards across Mississippi have read, “Our children can’t read: ippississiM.”  

It is difficult for many to imagine living in a world without the ability to read.  

Lacking this ability has tremendous and adverse effects on individuals who seek to effectively communicate with friends, colleagues and family. 

November 6, 2011

Just how bad are the state's reading scores? 

 

For quite some time, billboards across Mississippi have read, “Our children can’t read: ippississiM.”  

It is difficult for many to imagine living in a world without the ability to read.  

Lacking this ability has tremendous and adverse effects on individuals who seek to effectively communicate with friends, colleagues and family. 

April 29, 2011

With storms stretching across six states and a death toll of at least 249, the South has experienced the deadliest tornado outbreak in almost four decades.

In Mississippi, there were an estimated 33 deaths, 14 of which were confirmed in Smithville.   

The small town, only an hour and a half from Oxford, experienced an EF-4 tornado yesterday, with estimated 190 mph winds. According to the Weather Channel, dozens of brick homes are leveled, and trees were debarked.

March 30, 2011

Marc Frank Davis is now behind bars and facing drug-related charges. Davis was arrested in connection with the drug bust that resulted in the arrest of former Rankin High School football coach David Coates  along with current and former Ole Miss students.

Marc Frank Davis is now behind bars and facing drug-related charges. Davis was arrested in connection with the drug bust that resulted in the arrest of former Rankin High School football coach David Coates  along with current and former Ole Miss students.

Davis, 54, was denied bond on charges related to the sale of ecstasy in a hearing presided over by Rankin County Judge Kent McDaniel on Tuesday, March 29, according to a report by the Clarion-Ledger.

March 30, 2011

Terry Wooten is next in the line of the many Mississippi journalists to receive the Samuel Talbert Silver Em Award today from the University of Mississippi.

Terry Wooten is next in the line of the many Mississippi journalists to receive the Samuel Talbert Silver Em Award today from the University of Mississippi.

Wooten, a Pontotoc native who studied journalism at the University of Mississippi, is the editor-in-chief of Kitco News, based in New York. He will be the 52nd winner of the award.

February 23, 2011

Ole Miss was interesting to me. My family had all gone to a Historically Black College or University, and I decided I wanted to go to a school that had multiple races and a mixture of students.

What made you choose Ole Miss?
Ole Miss was interesting to me. My family had all gone to a Historically Black College or University, and I decided I wanted to go to a school that had multiple races and a mixture of students. Ole Miss wasn’t far from home. I am from south Pillow, right outside of Tupelo. I got accepted and didn’t apply anywhere else. Ole Miss took me in.

February 23, 2011

Ole Miss was interesting to me. My family had all gone to a Historically Black College or University, and I decided I wanted to go to a school that had multiple races and a mixture of students.

What made you choose Ole Miss?
Ole Miss was interesting to me. My family had all gone to a Historically Black College or University, and I decided I wanted to go to a school that had multiple races and a mixture of students. Ole Miss wasn’t far from home. I am from south Pillow, right outside of Tupelo. I got accepted and didn’t apply anywhere else. Ole Miss took me in.

February 17, 2011

The guards might not be brave enough, the moat not as wide or as deep enough, but by golly, the castle can surely withstand the attack– at least here in Mississippi.

The guards might not be brave enough, the moat not as wide or as deep enough, but by golly, the castle can surely withstand the attack– at least here in Mississippi.

According to a report from the Clarion-Ledger, a Hinds County chancery judge is attempting to use Mississippi’s “castle” law as a defense against a lawsuit alleging he put a machete to another man’s throat and escorted him off of his property.

February 9, 2011

Three adults were killed and at least a dozen high school students were hospitalized after an 18-wheeler collided head-on with a bus yesterday afternoon around 2 p.m. on a highway bridge in North Mississippi.

Three adults were killed and at least a dozen high school students were hospitalized after an 18-wheeler collided head-on with a bus yesterday afternoon around 2 p.m. on a highway bridge in North Mississippi.

September 17, 2010

Karen Hinton and Lee Ragland know how to handle a crisis. The two public relations professionals will share part of their knowledge today. 

 

Karen Hinton and Lee Ragland know how to handle a crisis. The two public relations professionals will share part of their knowledge today. 

 

November 12, 2009

When city mayors go from political beacons for the people to controversial public figures, it is often left up to the media to inform others of the actions performed by these elected officials.