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  1. Northeast, ICC address needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Both appeared to hit their desired marks Wednesday as the two Northeast Mississippi junior colleges monitored football recruits signing on the dotted line during National Signing Day. "I'm pleased how we hit our targets," said Northeast head coach Greg Davis shortly before noon.

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  2. EdBuild plan would reduce school funding by $96MRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | Newms360.com

    The recommendations made by New Jersey-based EdBuild to rewrite the state's school funding formula would provide $96 million less to local districts than a fully funded Mississippi Adequate Education Program, based on an in-depth analysis by the Associated Press. Both Lt.

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  3. Sixty acres offer young people place for fun, fellowship, fortifying faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | Newms360.com

    It's a raw, damp January morning at Son Shine Christian Camp, north of Baldwyn. The ground is cold and sticky from the rains, but for the moment, the sun is shining brightly on the rolling, wooded, 60-acre campus.

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  4. Hob Bryan: Plan to replace Maep doesn't add upRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | Newms360.com

    For several months, an organization from New Jersey has been working - in secret - on a plan to replace the Mississippi Adequate Education Program. Last week, they appeared in public - briefly - to announce an outline of their proposal.

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  5. Rod Guajardo: Public education advocates express genuine concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Anyone in Jackson who doesn't believe that supporters of public education are concerned about efforts to rewrite Mississippi's school funding formula should have ventured up to Tupelo on Saturday. A group of nearly 50 Northeast Mississippi residents - including parents, educators, elected officials and community leaders - gathered on the second floor of Tupelo City Hall to discuss ongoing efforts by some in the state capitol to change how Mississippi's schools are funded. 5 comments

  6. MAEP, EdBuild proposal simple math at coreRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Both the recommendations made last week by EdBuild and the existing Mississippi Adequate Education Program rely on a formula - math - to determine the level of funding for the state's public school districts. Last week New Jersey-based EdBuild, hired by the legislative leadership to make recommendations on revamping the Adequate Education Program, unveiled its plan.

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  7. Southern gothic: Award-winning 'Cicada' readies Tupelo debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Before the curtain even opens on "Cicada" at the Lyric Theater next week, Tupelo Community Theatre already has a lot to be proud of. After securing an award for Best Production at Mississippi Theatre Association's annual festival last weekend in Hattiesburg, director Tom Booth and his cast are undergoing major changes to the production before audiences can see it on home turf.

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  8. Harmon to headline Blue Mountain College galaRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Newms360.com

    "Blue Mountain College is pleased to name Amory's own Trent Harmon as the guest performer at the 2017 Scholarship Gala," BMC President Dr. Barbara C. McMillan said. "Trent has secured a place for himself on the American music scene.

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  9. Amory's Hall named offensive coordinator at ULLRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Hall, 36, went 56-20 in six seasons at two schools as a Division II head coach, including 31-9 with the Wolves, reaching the D-II semifinals twice. At Amory, he helped the Panthers - coached by his father, Bobby - win the Class 3A state title in 1998.

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  10. Okolona man arrested in Amory armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Newms360.com

    An arrest has been made in connection to the armed robbery of a business, according to the Amory Police Department. On Jan. 13, while working on tips, officers attempted to locate a person of interest in the armed robbery of Cash Title Exchange on Jan. 11. Later that day, another tip led to the whereabouts of the subject in Aberdeen.

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  11. School funding formula unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Newms360.com

    New Jersey-based EdBuild, hired by legislative leaders to make recommendations on revamping Mississippi's school funding formula, is proposing to spend an additional 20 percent to educate poor students. The additional money for poor students was one the many recommendations unveiled in a crowded committee room Monday at the state Capitol at a joint hearing of the House and Senate Education and Appropriations committees.

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  12. Northeast Mississippi firefighters brush up on their safety skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Buy at photos.djournal.com Levi Tutor, a firefighter with the Tupelo Fire Department, works with Matt Tatum, a firefighter with the Oxford Fire Department, on nailing a post into position as they help build a sloped floor shore at the Fire Training Center in Tupelo Thursday. An all-day training for Task Force 1, part of the state emergency network, included fire departments from Lee, Lafayette and DeSoto counties.

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  13. Amory Police Department investigating armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Newms360.com

    According to the Amory Police Department, a black male wearing a grey zip up hoodie and blue jeans walked out of the woods between Cash Title Exchange and Tschudi Road behind AT&T at approximately 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. The subject then entered the Title Cash business and displayed a pistol demanding money.

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  14. Area high schools receive CPR kits, staff trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Now, with the help of the Mississippi Health Alliance and American Heart Association, high schools across the state are receiving CPR training kits to help students meet that requirement. Schools in the Alcorn, Houston, Itawamba County, Nettleton, Amory, Monroe County, Pontotoc City, Pontotoc County and Union County school districts also received kits.

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  15. Wisconsin class project links 'Amery2Amory'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Mayor Brad Blalock recently opened a package of Christmas cards delivered to his office addressed to the citizens of Amory. The senders were a class of fifth-grade students in Amery, Wisconsin, under the tutelage of instructor Michael Simonson.

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  16. Details still pending on MAEP rewriteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Presumably at some point before Jan. 16, legislation will be introduced providing the details of the proposed rewrite of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program, which is the mechanism used to provide the bulk of state funding to local school districts. The assumption has been that New Jersey-based EdBuild, which House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt.

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  17. Adair part of FBU Freshman All-American gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | New Albany Gazette

    Kalob Adair moves down the field after catching a pass from New Albany quarterback Loden Bolden during the Sept. 9 game against Amory.

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  18. School superintendents get attention on opening dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Newms360.com

    The House Education Committee passed "a technical" change to the legislation passed in 2016 that makes all school superintendents appointed by January 2019. The change passed Tuesday by the House Education Committee would allow the local school board to forgo an election and appoint a replacement if there is a vacancy in a post currently occupied by an elected superintendent.

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  19. Our Opinion: Plenty of good news to share from last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Newms360.com

    From a family being recognized for their volunteer efforts to a national grant helping to expand a local mentoring program, good news rang true throughout Northeast Mississippi last week. Before we prepare for the week ahead, let's take a look back at some of the highlights from last week: a Amory natives Spc.

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  20. Our Opinion: Funding source needs to be found for infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | Newms360.com

    When state leaders convene in Jackson this week for the upcoming legislative session, they will once again be faced with finding a solution to one of our state's most pressing issues - infrastructure. Our state's roads, highways and bridges are rapidly deteriorating and practically no new four-lane highway construction is currently under way.

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