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MEMA Preparing for Tropical Storm Barry

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PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is coordinating preparations for Tropical Storm Barry that is expected to affect the state as early as Friday morning. A tropical storm watch and storm surge watch is also in effect for the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

                                                     


Presley Touts Increase in Utility Contracts through Hire Mississippi Program

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Jackson, Mississippi (July 17, 2019) – Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced today that in the first year of implementation of the PSC’s Hire Mississippi Rule, in-state utility construction contract to Mississippi-based companies has risen by 12.6 percent, representing millions spent with Mississippi-based businesses.






Courthouse Catastrophe: Emergency repairs approved for courthouse

By BY JOSEPH MCCAIN WINSTON COUNTY JOURNAL,

The Winston County Board of Supervisors approved emergency repairs, cleanup and closing of the area behind and to the sides of the courthouse on Tuesday, July 16.

The emergency occurred when the brick veneer on the backside of the Winston County Courthouse collapsed around 5:20 a.m. on Tuesday.


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Mississippi Man Serves in Elite Flight Nurse Squadron

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July 3, 2019 (Jackson, Miss.) - At any moment, Belhaven University alum Alex Harvey could get an urgent call that has life or death consequences. He is part of an elite unit of flight nurses with the Air National Guard. In fact, there is only one Air National Guard flight nurse squadron in the state of Mississippi and only nine in the country.




SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY OPENS STATE OF THE ART TECHNOLOGY CENTER FOR STUDENTS

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JACKSON, Miss. – The School of Dentistry at the University of Mississippi Medical Center is one of only four schools in the nation with a technology center featuring the latest and best dental equipment for student training funded by a national organization established to do just that.




Ag Theft Investigation Leads to Recovery of Stolen Cattle by MS Department of Agriculture

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JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi Agricultural and Livestock Theft Bureau (MALTB), the law enforcement division of the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, initiated an investigation yesterday that resulted in the recovery of 29 stolen calves.





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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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Editorial Roundup

Use blue lights
 A Mississippi law that takes effect next month should reduce the chance of fatal accidents involving emergency responders and private citizens.




Warriors finish strong in solid win over Hatley

By BY ROBBIE ROBERTSON WINSTON COUNTY JOURNAL,
 
 
It wasn’t the start that Nanih Waiya coach James Courtney was looking for, but it was the finish he asked for at halftime.
The Warriors led 21-0 at the half and then scored two quick second-half touchdowns as they cruised to a 41-6 win over Hatley on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.




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Letters to the Editor

By BY NANCY LOOME,

Several years ago, the leader of a national organization pushing the privatization of public schools revealed privatizers’ sinister strategy:

1. Starve public schools of the resources they need to be successful

2. Convince the public that public schools are failing (thereby creating a desire for an alternative)


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