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Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced the launch of the Back to Business Mississippi Grant Program website to help small businesses receive financial support quickly to recover from the devastatin
We took first action on Senate appropriations bills passing a proposed 2021 Fiscal Year total state support budget of $6.015 billion that contains recommended reductions of up to 6.5 percent for m
The Mississippi Delta Community College baseball program will welcome 15 newcomers to the Moorhead campus for the 2020 fall semester, as announced on Tuesday.
This week, the Legislature shifted focus back to regular business after working to pass the coronavirus relief bill (SB 2772) earlier this month.  Before the legislative session was suspended in M
If you are ever looking for something that is simply unique, then you should probably look no further than Shantilla Nash.


Basketball practice starts at NSA

Basketball practice has already started for some at North Sunflower Academy. Pictured from last week’s first round of warmups are (front) Gracie Barrett, Baylee Hewitt, Penelope Patterson, Hollie Clem and Makayla Turner. In the second row are Carson Scallion, Jenny Hewett, Meredythe Scallion and Callie Sumner.



Coaches prep for gridiron return: Gentry, Thomas E. Edwards look to safely hit the practice field soon

By PAUL PUTNAM SPORTS WRITER,

These Coronavirus times may be uncertain but plans for the 2020 high school football season have begun to be put into place.

Most recently, the Mississippi High School Athletic Association announced that June 1 will be the date which its member schools may begin their summer workout schedule.











COVID changes – not for the good in most cases

By BY MARK H. STOWERS COLUMNIST,

Good Mornin’! Good Mornin’!

I remember the first COVID-19 day, kind of. It was surreal and governors across America shut down their states. Some sooner than others, some with far reaching power that gets folks’ attention. And not always for the good. I work at home so being sequestered didn’t seem to be that big of deal to me.


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