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  1. September 18th, 2018 ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Panolian

    ... to the late Ora Parrish and Joe Frank Ellis. He was a member of the Enon Baptist Church. Sonny worked at Bunge in Marks for many years. Mrs. Metts was born on October 27, 1931 in Lafayette County to the late Maye Russell Waldrip and Clinton Waldrip. ...


  2. Hebron's struggles continue on the road against RaidersRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2018 | Daily Times Leader

    Frustrations abound for the Hebron Christian School Eagles as they failed to get on the scoreboard during the 2018 with a Week 2 loss on the road to the Delta Academy Raiders in Marks. Yardage was at a minimum for Hebron coach David Foster's offense, and defense did not fare any better in the 34-0 loss.


  3. Hebron looks for first victory against Delta AcademyRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2018 | Daily Times Leader

    Despite a shutout home loss to open the 2018 season last week, the Hebron Christian School Eagles will look to notch one in the win column when they travel to Marks tonight to face the Delta Academy Raiders in varsity football action. Hebron coach David Foster said he was proud of the hustle his squad put forth last week in the 26-0 loss and hopes to see more of it when they take the field.


  4. Confederates thump Eagles in return to varsity actionRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2018 | Daily Times Leader

    ... ving a good time, but I think they realized they could play together as a team." Hebron Christian (0-1) will travel to Marks next week to take on the Delta Academy Raiders (0-1) at 7 p.m.


  5. Willie Ray WorleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | The Daily Sentinel Star

    ... Mortimer National Funeral Home. Mr. Worley died Monday, July 16, 2018 at his home. He was born on April 28, 1961, in Marks, Miss., and was the son of James Troy Worley and Dorothy Jean Taylor Worley. Ray was a painter and sheetrock hanger. He ...


  6. 50 Years Later, We Still Have a DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | Common Dreams

    ... Jr. a few months before his assassination on 4 April 1968. The heart of the campaign was a mule-drawn procession from Marks, Mississippi, at that time the poorest town in the poorest State of the United States, eventually arriving in Washington. ...


  7. SP online adult education program marks first yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Panolian

    ... In addition to the students from Batesville, other students at centers based out of Oxford, Southaven, Como, Tupelo, Marks and others will also take part in the graduation ceremony at BJHS "We are growing and want to continue the success we are ...


  8. Kentucky Poor People's Campaign Shut Out of State Capitol Second Week in a RowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Common Dreams

    ... listening tour in dozens of states across this nation, meeting with tens of thousands of people from El Paso, Texas to Marks, Mississippi to South Charleston, West Virginia. Led by the Revs. Barber and Theoharis, the campaign has gathered ...


  9. Anniston to mark Mule Train anniversary SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Anniston Star

    ... in wagons and on mules from Mississippi to Washington, D.C., passing through Anniston on the way. The journey began in Marks, Miss., to Washington, D.C., News coverage at the time said there were 14 wagons and 160 people in the caravan when it came ...


  10. Powerful storm hammers Batesville, MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | Delta Farm Press

    ... its punch and power. Parts of the Mississippi Delta have been inundated with rain so far this year. Farmers around Marks and Batesville were finally able to get rolling last week. The last thing farmers needed was more rain around that area, but ...


  11. Mississippi Delta: Still the heart of povertyRead the original story

    May 30, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Martin Luther King, Jr., picked Marks, Miss., the poorest community in the country, as the launch site of his Poor People's Campaign in 1968. In April 1968, days after Martin Luther King, Jr., was murdered in Memphis, Tenn., Sen. Robert F. Kennedy visited the Mississippi Delta at the urging of civil rights lawyer Marian Wright.


  12. View Press ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Business Wire

    ... Advisory Board. Hope L. Crenshaw is a native of Crenshaw, Mississippi. She graduated from M.S. Palmer High School in Marks, Mississippi, before receiving her B.A. in Sociology/Anthropology from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Hope ...


  13. After 50 Years, Protesters Revive King's Fight Against PovertyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Voice of America

    ... century ago. In 1968, King created a multicultural, multifaith coalition after witnessing hunger in the rural town of Marks, Mississippi, about 113 kilometers (70 miles) south of Memphis, Tennessee. He envisioned a march of the poor, descending on ...


  14. How A Mule Train From Marks, Miss., Kicked Off MLK's Poor People CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Fifty years ago today, a mule train left the small town of Marks, Miss., bound for the nation's capital. They were answering a call to action the Rev.


  15. How A Mule Train From Marks, Miss., Kicked Off MLK's Poor People CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | National Public Radio

    The mule train comes into the Washington area against a late afternoon sky in June of 1968. The caravan left Marks, Miss., for the nation's capital on May 13 to participate in the Poor People's Campaign.


  16. Mule Train commemoration a reminder of lingering povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | Washington Times

    ... meet. Before he was assassinated in April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee, King had witnessed hunger in the rural town of Marks, Mississippi, about 70 miles (113 kilometers) south of Memphis. On May 13, 1968, more than 100 people departed Marks in ...


  17. MLK III here for 50th celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Panolian

    Martin Luther King III spent time in Batesville this week as he participated in 50th anniversary commemorative events in neighboring Marks. He spent time at Pride Hyundai, founded by the late William Pride Jr. Pictured are finance manager Toney Benson, general sales manager Jerry Hairston, owner Sarah Pride, and King.


  18. Amtrak adds stop in Mississippi Delta at new $1.2M stationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Vicksburg Post

    The national passenger rail service's City of New Orleans train made its first stop Friday in the Mississippi Delta town of Marks. One train travels northbound and one travels southbound each day between New Orleans and Chicago.


  19. Hancock Bank and Whitney Bank are now Hancock Whitney BankRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... they serve. "We did a lot of research with clients and the new logo and brand were received very favorably," Marks said. "They felt it was just a natural step, building on heritage, building on the history and building on timeless values. The logo ...


  20. 50 years later, MLK's Poor People's Campaign is back - and more needed than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Mashable

    Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's death, and most politicians have chosen to commemorate his legacy by tweeting out some choice quotes - and then leaving it at that. At the time of his death, however, Reverend King was doing more than crafting inspirational phrases.


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