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Schools in Mississippi: An Intermission
One of the problems with the meme of "failing schools" is that schools reflect the communities they serve.
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Mon Apr 21, 2014
High-speed chase leads to arrests, robbery charges
What began at approximately noon Friday with a robbery and assault of a woman at a home in Alabama ended in an arrest Saturday night following a high speed chase in Tupelo.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Genesis Furniture in Pontotoc closed, 63 laid off
According to the notice, "the closure of Genesis Furniture is due to a decline and or lack of orders, demand for products and competition from other furniture manufacturing companies who obtain cut-and-sewn components from overseas."
No charges for Pontotoc deputy in Beale Street shooting
No charges are being filed at this time against a Pontotoc County Sheriff's deputy who was involved in a shooting on Beale Street on Saturday morning in Memphis.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Two arrested on grand larceny charges
Tyler C. Robinson, 27, of Pontotoc, and Matthew C. Whiteside, 31, of Tupelo, were arrested March 20 after officers were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on South Veterans Boulevard.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
'The gravity of music': Mississippi Stomp album 20 years in the making
Bar bands know the surest way to get someone in the audience to sing along is to play somebody else's songs.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Southern Quality Meats in Pontotoc to close in June, 110 affected
This was an extremely difficult decision because of the impact it will have on our Mississippi employees and their families and the surrounding communities," said Jerry Wilson, CEO.
MEMA reports storm damage, 2 injuries
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received reports of two injuries and storm damage in eight counties as a result of the severe weather that is moving through the state.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
A peek into Enerkem's green chemistry
Making useable energy from waste sounds like a utopian concept from a science fiction movie set far in the future: too good to be true.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Driver hits 4 police cars in late-night chase
Robert Sisco, 32, of Thaxton, faces a felony fleeing charge and several misdemeanor charges after leading police on a chase from Ecru in Pontotoc County into Union County late Monday night.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Haley Barbour: Cochran's foes don't know Pascagoula from Pontotoc
TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALD Biloxi mayor A. J. Holloway confers with President George Bush they walk down Howard Avenue in Biloxi Friday.