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Natchez Trace Parkway Read with a Ranger Program: “Not a Buzz to Be Found”

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TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway invites children and their families to a Read with a Ranger program on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at 10 am in the Parkway Visitor Center. This month’s featured story is “Not a Buzz to Be Found: Insects in Winter.” Uncover where insects go in winter to keep warm.


AIRCARE MEDICAL HELICOPTER GAINS AVIATION PARTNER IN NEW COLLABORATIVE PROGRAM

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JACKSON, Miss. – AirCare, the University of Mississippi Medical Center program using the state’s most advanced medical helicopter transports, made its maiden flight in February 1996 and has since served almost 30,000 patients from all corners of Mississippi and flown more than a million miles.




Former Ole Miss running back tackles quest to walk again with trademark determination

By BY SUSAN CHRISTENSEN,

As a running back for the 1989 Ole Miss Rebels, Drew native Ed Thigpen amassed 327 yards rushing, scored five touchdowns and made the front page of USA Today.

Yet he says the best moment in his life happened in the therapy gym of Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson.


New Exhibit Reveals Biomechanics of Robot Animals

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JACKSON –  Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks’ (MDWFP) Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is excited to present a new award-winning STEM exhibit, “The Robot Zoo,” currently open through April 26. Visitors can explore the biomechanics of complex, larger-than-life animal robots to discover how real animals work.


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Jackson, MS --- Mississippi’s Employment Situation – Latest Edition

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Mississippi’s labor force increased in November.  This is the latest information announced today by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

Mississippi’s unemployment rate in November 2019 was 5.6%, a slight over the month increase of one-tenth of a percentage point from October 2019.





Additional Counties Eligible for Public Assistance Funding in Mississippi

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ATLANTA – Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Oktibbeha counties are now eligible to apply for funding under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas that sustained damage from severe storms, straight-line winds, and flooding that occurred Oct. 26, 2019.


Mississippi Children’s Museum event a success

By BY JULIE CHASE,

As Christmas holidays grow near, Weir Elementary School 1st and 2nd grade students headed to Jackson for a fun, educational field trip.  Teachers and students were blessed to have parental support, which created smaller teams for exploring the museum.  Wow, walking through the doors of the MCM, children were greeted with a festive and fun holid





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Bagging the Big Bucks Mississippi Lottery's First Big Winner

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JACKSON, MISS. – David Bond, 65, of Wiggins woke up Monday prepared to start his Thanksgiving week like any other. He was going deer hunting.

“I wasn’t going to go hunting at first,” he said. “I went to town for supplies at the Jr Food Mart in Wiggins and bought five tickets, all Triple 7s. Then, I went hunting.”


Eupora Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing and Discharging a Weapon at Eupora High School

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OXFORD – A Eupora man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his

illegal possession and discharge of a weapon on the campus of Eupora High School in March of

2018. Nathaniel Cole Breazeale, 20, was sentenced Monday afternoon by Chief U.S. District





Rotary Program

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The Louisville Rotary Club speaker for July 17 was Officer Sean Holdiness, the newly appointed Chief of Police in Louisville. He gave a very interesting program on service. Holdiness spoke on military service, law enforcement service, service in the church and ways each person can use their talents to serve a community and others.






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Bagging the Big Bucks Mississippi Lottery's First Big Winner

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JACKSON, MISS. – David Bond, 65, of Wiggins woke up Monday prepared to start his Thanksgiving week like any other. He was going deer hunting.

“I wasn’t going to go hunting at first,” he said. “I went to town for supplies at the Jr Food Mart in Wiggins and bought five tickets, all Triple 7s. Then, I went hunting.”


Eupora Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing and Discharging a Weapon at Eupora High School

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OXFORD – A Eupora man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his

illegal possession and discharge of a weapon on the campus of Eupora High School in March of

2018. Nathaniel Cole Breazeale, 20, was sentenced Monday afternoon by Chief U.S. District










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