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Training for athletic competition is strenuous enough, but when you add in a spinal injury, a wheelchair and partial paralysis, the task becomes even more difficult.
A war zone is a war zone. Both soldiers and civilian contractors put their lives on the line everyday overseas in the fight for America’s freedoms.
Three consecutive one point games and their season is off to a 2-1, 1-0 start.
Indianola residents may soon start noticing an increase in mosquito truck spraying in and around their neighborhoods.






...In the end

By ERICA BOYD COLUMNIST,

For the past six or seven months, there has been road construction on Covington Pike here in Memphis. I used to think, "Man, when are they going to finish working? Nothing in the world should take this long."


Mississippi Cares not Obamacare, it’s PenceCare

By TIMOTHY H. MOORE GUEST COLUMNIST,

Vice President Pence, when he was Governor of Indiana, enacted a conservative brand of Medicaid reform for his state. The Mississippi Hospital Association, at the request of Governor Bryant last fall, has worked to create a similar proposal – Mississippi Cares – for working Mississippians who need healthcare coverage.




Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: Update on Jack Rowe

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

AUGUST 1919

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Willie Lee Clay of Chicago died unexpectedly on Monday, August 19, 2019 at the age of 76 due to... READ MORE

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The redrawn lines for Districts 13 and 22 will be in effect for tomorrow’s primary elections.