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1 hr ago | Vicksburg Post

Good luck, Miss Mississippi contestants

For the past 57 years, an annual rite of summer in Mississippi has called Vicksburg home.


Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, Hopson, MS, Moss Point, MS, Corinth, MS

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Vicksburg Post

Finals tonight in Miss Mississippi Pageant

Veteran competitors were the winners in Friday night's preliminary competition at the annual Miss Mississippi Pageant held at the Vicksburg Convention Center.


Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, University of Southern Mississippi, Whitney Houston, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Ellisville, MS, Columbus, MS

WTOK-TV Meridian

Local Leaders Turn to Prayer for Guidance

Meridian Mayor Percy Bland hosted a prayer breakfast this morning as part of reconciliation week.


9 inmates hurt in fight at prison in Mississippi

A fight broke out about 10 p.m. Thursday among a group of inmates in one of the six housing units, said spokesman Issa Arnita of Management and Training Corporation, which runs the Walnut Grove Correctional Facility through a state contract.


Related Topix: Prison, Federal Prisons


The Mississippi from source to mouth

These were taken in fall 2009. - hhanks , CNN iReport producer The Mississippi River reveals herself in stages.


Related Topix: Mark Twain, Vocal

Free Republic

Mississippi Needs Election Investigation, Real Reform

No doubt, Haley Barbour and his political machine do not want to lose their foothold in the state of Mississippi.


Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi Government, Haley Barbour, US Governors, Tea Party

Mississippi Briefs for July 11.

Officials here are trying to nail down a cause and a cure for what seems to be a rash of killings.


Related Topix: Jackson, MS, Education Etc., Kemper County, MS

Lexington Herald-Leader

C Spire adds home automation to service lineup

The Ridgeland based company announced the move Wednesday, saying the C Spire Home service would launch in areas of Ridgeland, Starkville and Quitman where it's installing fiber optic lines.


Related Topix: Home Automation

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Main Street is at work in South Mississippi

Five cities in South Mississippi are among more than three dozen statewide that are accredited National Main Street Programs this year.


Related Topix: Biloxi, MS, Gulfport, MS, Ocean Springs, MS, Pascagoula, MS

Miss. man accused of killing nursing home roommate

Magee Police Chief Randy Crawford told WJTV-TV that 63-year-old Jerrell Eubanks, a resident of the Hillcrest Nursing Home, was arrested on second degree murder charges Wednesday after the Tuesday death of 83-year-old William Park.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Mississippi Government

The Washington Post

COMMENTARY: Freedom Summer volunteers inspired by more than just idealism

On June 2, 1964, while hundreds of Freedom Summer volunteers were still finishing their training in Oxford, Ohio, three civil rights workers went missing in Neshoba County, Miss.


Related Topix: Neshoba County, MS, Philadelphia, MS, World News

The Mississippi Press

50-year-old documents, photos released by FBI offer fascinating glimpse into Mississippi, national history

The FBI is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the opening of its Jackson Field Office with a special ceremony featuring dignitaries and officials.


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Philadelphia, MS

True the Vote Alleges Pro-Cochran Officials Destroying Election Evidence, Files Restraining Order

National conservative election integrity organization True The Vote has asked a federal judge to issue a restraining order against the Mississippi Republican Party, alleging that the state GOP may be engaged in the destruction of evidence of alleged voter fraud from the June 24 GOP primary runoff.


Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi Government

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Will: Tea party defeat tells much about today's Mississippi

Chris McDaniel, 41, the flawed paladin of the tea party persuasion who in Mississippi's Republican Senate primary failed to wrest the nomination from the faltering hands of six-term incumbent Thad Cochran, 76, came into politics after a stint in talk radio.


Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi Government, Opinion

WAPT-TV Jackson

Miss Mississippi pageant begins at Vicksburg Convention Center



Related Topix: Mississippi Government

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Miss Mississippi has long history of big hair, bigger personalities

From bouffants and blowouts to feathered bangs and bouncy curls, the faces of past pageant winners offer a glimpse into the history of Mississippians themselves.


Related Topix: Moss Point, MS, Vicksburg, MS, Pearl River County, MS, Pope, MS

Gateway Pundit

More Proof The NRSC Funded Racist Anti-Tea Party Anti-McDaniel Ads in Mississippi

Last week we learned this Former GOP Governor Haley Barbour Was Behind Racist anti-Tea Party Pro-Cochran Ads in Mississippi The former governor's group paid for the racist radio ads.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government, US News, Tea Party, Haley Barbour, US Governors, Conservative Political News

The Pordland Mercury

Sold Out

FOR A CITY so prolific in clothing production, the market for plus-size apparel is just catching up.


True the Vote refiles runoff suit in Southern District of Mississippi

True the Vote has refiled its suit over access to election records from the June 24 Republican runoff and has added more plaintiffs and defendants.


Mississippi Business Journal

39 Mississippi cities gain Main Street accreditation

Thirty-nine Mississippi cities have been designated as accredited National Main Street Programs for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center, according to a news release by the Mississippi Main Street Association.


Related Topix: Baldwyn, MS, Amory, MS, Aberdeen, MS, Biloxi, MS


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