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The Bolivar Commercial
Dr. H. Jack Geiger Medical Center opens
Cutting the ribbon for the opening of the H. Jack Geiger Medical Center in Mound Bayou are Douglas Blackmon, Rebecca Onie, John Fairman, Dr. H. Jack Geiger, Dr. Robert Smith and Dr. Andrew James.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Tunica Times
Congressman helps Delta
CONGRESSMAN BENNIE THOMPSON , Parks & Recreation director Billy Willis , and officials from Tyson Foods and the Mid-South Food Bank were on hand August 7 to receive over 30,000 pounds of assorted meat items for distribution to food pantries in several Delta counties and the Boys and Girls Club's Cafe du Rec in Tunica.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Bolivar Commercial
Circuit clerk provides election information
The next election for Bolivar County residents is not until Nov. 4 but Circuit Clerk Marilyn Kelly reminds voters of coming deadlines and the necessity of a photo ID.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
The Bolivar Commercial
Perkins' leadership is recognized
Henry Perkins, Jr., mayor of Winstonville, was chosen as the First Vice President of the Mississippi Conference of Black Mayors at the annual meeting in Biloxi in June.
Delta Farm Press
Mississippi Delta designated official National Heritage Area
A public celebration of the Mississippi Delta's designation as an official National Heritage Area by the National Park Service is planned for Aug. 21 at Hopson Commissary on Hwy.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Aug. 12. NARFE MEETING - U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., to speak meeting of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Will The Government Shred Your Contract After a Hack?
Contractors are concerned they might lose government business for coming forward about suspected internal data breaches, after the unprecedented decision by two departments to halt contracts with a hacked background investigation firm.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Federation of American Scientists
Congress Grapples with Classification Issues
A bill introduced in the House of Representatives by Rep. Bennie Thompson would direct the President to reduce the amount of classified information by 10%.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Rural retreat for Democrats
Eight years ago, when the Democrats captured the U.S. House and Senate, they did so largely on the backs of strong candidacies of moderates from rural districts and states.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
House Passes Three Bipartisan Cybersecurity Bills to Protect Critical Infrastructure
On July 28, 2014, the House of Representatives passed three bills aimed at enhancing the cybersecurity efforts of the Department of Homeland Security in certain critical infrastructure sectors , including the energy sector : 1 entities and critical infrastructure owners and operators to perform numerous cybersecurity improvement tasks.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
The Washington Post
Do feds have a problem with a runawaya document classification?
Two House Democrats this week introduced legislation to rein in "runaway over-classification" of official documents and revamp the federal government's security-clearance system.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Statement by Secretary Johnson on the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act
"I am pleased that on Monday the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3696, the National Cybersecurity Infrastructure Protection Act.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Town Talk
Analysis: Political fireworks sparking in Louisiana, Mississippi
The world is a politically tense place these days with hot spots ranging from the Middle East to Ukraine.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Louisiana Spotlight: Political fireworks in Louisiana, Mississippi
In Louisiana and Mississippi, where the political chessboard tends to be a lot less threatening and at times entertaining, this election season is living up to expectations.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Clyburn open to changing border law
Rep. James Clyburn , the third-ranking House Democrat, on Thursday signaled that he's open to changing a 2008 trafficking law that would make it easier for officials to send back migrant children who have entered the U.S. illegally.
Airport lands tenant, looks to expand
An aircraft rental service is expected to occupy the largest hangar at Vicksburg Municipal Airport in the coming months, the facility's director said Wednesday.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The Delta gains national recognition
It officially has been federally designated the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area, one of fewer than 50 such treasures spread across the United States, from frigid Alaska to sunny Florida.