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Acclaimed opera singer, MSU students to give public recital for Mississippi Voice Symposium and Institute

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STARKVILLE, Miss.—Internationally acclaimed soprano Indra Thomas is joining students in Mississippi State’s Department of Music for a Friday [Jan. 17] recital as part of the fifth annual Mississippi Voice Symposium and Institute.

Free to all, the 7:30 p.m. concert takes place at First Baptist Church, 106 E. Lampkin St. in Starkville.



Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann Names 19 Public School Leaders to Administrator Advisory Council

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Jackson, Miss.—Last year, Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann vowed to seek input from Mississippi’s public educators when considering legislation impacting public schools.  To help him fulfill the promise, Hosemann named 19 public school leaders from across the State to an Administrator Advisory Council today.



Greenville Lab Director Sentenced to Prison for Falsifying Lab Results Concerning Water Quality

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OXFORD, Miss.— A Greenville lab operator hired to test water samples to help insure water quality for dozens of towns throughout the Mississippi Delta was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Thursday for submitting false statements and lab results to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality. William C. Lamar, U.S.




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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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Mrs. Betty Sue Steadman Fulce

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Mrs. Betty Sue Steadman Fulce, 79, retired Supervisor with Mersman and Masters Mfg., died November 22, 2019 at Diversicare of Eupora, MS. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Monday November 25, 2019 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church with burial in the Church Cemetery. Bro. Benny Hill Sr., and Bro. Kevin Hitt officiated.





Republican Candidates Forum set for May 6 in Louisville

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The Executive Committee of the Winston County Republican Party has announced a "Republican Candidates Forum" to be held on Monday, May 6, at the Louisville Community Safe Room at 6 p.m.   Executive Committee Chairman Mark Forsman said a large slate of Republican candidates seeking office, including all statewide and district candidates have bee





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