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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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Illegal Narcotics Laced With Fentanyl Results In Deaths Of Two People And Overdose Of Three Others In Booneville, MS

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The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics is assisting the Booneville Police Department with a case involving illegal narcotics laced with the deadly drug fentanyl which led to the deaths of two people and the overdose of three others Monday in Booneville.





Former interim CEO leaves lasting impact on University of Mississippi Medical Center

By BY KATIE ROYALS FROM THE NORTHSIDE SUN,

Seven-year-old Janet Harris was fascinated with Florence Nightingale.

“She was so before her time,” Harris said of the revolutionary nurse who improved unsanitary conditions at a British base hospital during the Crimean war and initiated widespread health care reform.



University Obtains New Patent for Poison Ivy, Oak Vaccine Compound in clinical development with Memphis-based company

By BY SHEA STEWART,

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has been issued its fourth patent for a product that could prevent the painful itching and rash due to exposure to poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac.





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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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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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