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Glitz and glam: MSU’s Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival kicks off with popular Gatsby Gala fashion show

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STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University Libraries is inviting students, faculty, staff and visitors to dress the part and be transported back to the 1920s on Thursday [Feb. 27] during the seventh annual Gatsby Gala.


Lyceum Series brings energetic street theater experience to MSU with Artrageous

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STARKVILLE, Miss.—A theater arts troupe will present an interactive evening of art, dance and music Feb. 25 to continue Mississippi State’s Lyceum Series.

Billed as “part art studio, part rock concert and part creation lab,” New Mexico-based group Artrageous will perform at 7 p.m. in Lee Hall’s Bettersworth Auditorium.






ECCC Warriors Drop Baseball Doubleheader at Pensacola State

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The East Central Community College Warriors lost early leads in both games in dropping a road baseball doubleheader to the Pensacola State Pirates Wednesday, Feb. 19.

Pensacola State won by scores of 7-2 and 12-9. The two seven-inning  games were played at Pirate Field on the Pensacola State campus in Pensacola, Fla.



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Auditor Arrests Former Director of DHS and Co-Conspirators in Largest Public Embezzlement Case in State History

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JACKSON, Miss. – Special agents from the office of State Auditor Shad White have arrested John Davis, the former Director of the Mississippi Department of Human Services (DHS); former DHS employee Latimer Smith; Dr.








Mississippi Senate Sends Teacher Pay Raise Bill to the House with Unanimous Support

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Jackson, Miss. — The Mississippi Senate unanimously approved and co-authored legislation raising teacher pay by $1,000.  New teachers with a bachelor’s degree and other qualifications would receive a $1,110 increase, raising starting teacher pay in the state to at least $37,000 a year.



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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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