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  1. Drug testing of TANF applicants not leading to treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 |

    No Mississippian applying for assistance through the Temporary Aid For Needy Families program has undergone treatment since the state enacted a drug testing protocol in August 2014. During that time period, according to information compiled by the Mississippi Department of Human Services, 56 people have been sanctioned or have not been eligible for TANF benefits.


  2. Judicial races are only sorta, kinda nonpartisanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 |

    State law requires candidates to run without party labels, and the state Code of Judicial Conduct prohibits judicial candidates from making specific promises about how they would decide cases. However, but nothing stops political parties and politicians from exercising their First Amendment rights by choosing favorites.


  3. Our Opinion: Creation of new board boosts school's recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 |

    Aberdeen leaders and education advocates gained optimism last week that their school district could regain its accredited status and self-government since 2012 within the foreseeable future. The district, which has enjoyed a strong long-term history of public support, was placed under conservatorship by the Mississippi Board of Education after Gov. Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency in the district.


  4. Aberdeen School District continues steps toward local controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 |

    The announcement of the five members of the Aberdeen School Board last week marks a significant step in the district's journey to go back into full local control following state conservatorship. During the June 20 Aberdeen School District P-16 Council meeting, district conservator Mac Curlee gave some long-awaited news - who the five members of the Aberdeen School Board will be.


  5. Boys State meets at Ole MissRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 |

    The University of Mississippi has been selected to host the American Legion's Boys State this year, and will continue to do so until 2018. Boys State, founded in 1938, is composed entirely of rising high school seniors and designed to allow young men from across the state to learn what it takes to run local and state governments.


  6. Three contested races set for Supreme Court, two for Appeals CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 |

    Friday was candidates' qualifying deadline for nonpartisan judicial positions. The election is Nov. 8, and runoffs, if needed, will be Nov. 29. Justices are elected from three districts: 1 is in the central part of the state, 2 is in the south and 3 is in the north.


  7. Double-double machine leads 4A champsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 |

    A Corinth High School basketball student manager watched the Daily Journal photographer set up for a photo shoot in the school's gym. Gwyn, a 6-foot-2 senior guard/forward, indeed played a huge role in the Warriors' 29-2 season, including their 68-63 victory last month against two-time defending state champion McComb to win the MHSAA Class 4A state title at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson.


  8. Our Opinion: Region was full of good news last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 |

    A Northeast Mississippi musician receiving national recognition and area student athletes competing in the Area 11 Special Olympics were just a few of the great things that happened in our region last week. Before you prepare for the week ahead, let's take a look back at some of the highlights from last week: a Amory's Trent Harmon became the final "American Idol" last week, ending a 15-season era of a show that has launched huge musical careers and attracted billions of viewers.


  9. Nielsen says 13.3 million see final 'American Idol'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 |

    An estimated 13.3 million people caught glimpses of Simon Cowell, Carrie Underwood, Paula Abdul and other stars of "American Idol" on the show's apparent finale, its biggest audience in two years. In an all-Mississippi contest Thursday night, Amory's Trent Harmon beat McComb's La'Porsha Renae to become the 15th idol.


  10. Amory's Harmon wins last 'American Idol'Read the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 |

    The end of a 15-season era that launched huge musical careers and attracted billions of viewers came down to two Mississippians Thursday, and a 25-year-old from Amory with a dream of giving people a piece of music came out the winner. Since the season premiere of the final season of "American Idol" in January, locals have speculated, voted and prayed that Trent Harmon would pass on to Hollywood Week and through the double eliminations and cuts.


  11. Our Opinion: 'Team Trent' races toward a win for their Amory heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 |

    Trent Harmon's big-brimmed hat and an easy smile almost as wide help shape first impressions of the Amory singer whose voice and personality have carried him into the company of the final four contestants in the last season of the iconic television show, "American Idol." Harmon, whose talent and gift were apparent from the beginning of the competition, has matured and sharpened his performances as the show has moved forward and the standards for survival have become more demanding. 1 comment

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