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  1. USPOULTRY Recognizes John Starkey As Industry Workhorse Of The YearRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    ... presented with a commemorative plaque by newly elected 2015 USPOULTRY chairman, Sherman Miller, Cal-Maine Foods, Jackson, Miss. "We are honored to recognize John with this special award and acknowledge his many contributions to the poultry industry ...


  2. Civil rights photos to exhibit at archivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Bolivar Commercial

    Civil rights photographs by Jim Lucas go on exhibit Feb. 9 at Delta State University's Charles W. Capps, Jr. Archives & Museum. Following the debut at Tougaloo College, the photographs of the late Jim Lucas of Jackson, Miss.


  3. Mississippi 9/12 Project Rallies for Conservative Victories at State Capitol on Apr. 15Read the original story

    Apr 14, 2010 | Examiner.com

    The Mississippi 9/12 Project , a grassroots political group similar in nature to the T.E.A. Party movement, will host a rally at the Mississippi State Capitol Building in Jackson tomorrow, Thursday, April 15, 2010 - Tax Day. The purpose of the rally will be to build momentum to elect conservatives to office at every level: federal, state, and local.


  4. Laptops for JPS is a challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Jackson Public Schools have a goal for every ninth-grader to have a laptop to use in class and they are supposed to be used at home. However not all students are getting this opportunity and Melvin Priester from the Jackson City Council said "It's tough enough to get kids excited about school and then to not be able to participate in an exciting new program must be extremely demoralizing".


  5. Jackson Redevelopment Authority in hunt for new directorRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... soon as possible," she said. Her preference, she said, would be a redevelopment professional with a familiarity with Jackson who perhaps has worked elsewhere in recent years. The CCIM designation would be important, though she said a lawyer, MBA ...


  6. Depression may be due to brain inflammation reports new studyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... by researchers at the University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) and University of Mississippi Medical Center (Jackson, Mississippi). Senior author Jeffrey Meyer, MD, PhD of the Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute at the Centre ...


  7. TOBA January Member of the MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    The Jackson, Mississippi neurosurgeon entered the business in 1985, purchasing his first horse privately with a physician friend. Now, he commemorates the occasion by being named the January 2015 Member of the Month.


  8. Students compete in the DECA competition.Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... six qualifiers that win in their designated category will then go on to compete in the state finals, to be held in Jackson, Mississippi on February, 19-20. After that event, the top three finalist in 25 categories will compete in the international ...


  9. This Guy and I share Fishing LuckRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | K99FM

    I 'm from Greenwood, MS originally. I graduated from Greenwood High School, Go Bulldogs! I lived in Monroe, LA for a number of years and also in Jackson, MS.


  10. Mark Ronson with Amy Winehouse at the Brit Awards in 2008Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

    ... Burke and The Staple Singers, among many, many others. "So that's where we made this album." The pair visited Jackson, Mississippi, where they heard Keyone Starr sing for the first time. Within a few notes, Ronson knew he'd found the voice he'd been ...


  11. Host families prepare for Mississippi Braves' seasonRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    Some baseball fans in Jackson go above and beyond supporting the hometown Mississippi Braves by providing a home-away-from-home for players who have their sights set on playing for the major league Atlanta Braves.


  12. New AWA president to be sworn in todayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... native of Florence, South Carolina, and graduated with her juris doctorate from Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson, Mississippi, in 2008. Lowery is a member of the Mississippi College Law Alumni Association Board and the Memphis Bar ...


  13. Construction continues on I-55 in Madison Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson



  14. Southern Foodways Alliance Features Nashville in Its 'Counter Histories' SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

    Last year the Southern Foodways Alliance marked the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by gathering and sharing stories of the desegregation of lunch counters across the South. They selected five Southern cities that had significance to the civil rights struggle between 1957 and 1963: Jackson, Miss.; Rock Hill, S.C.; Durham, N.C.; Cambridge, Md.; and Nashville.


  15. Plan would give up to $1.5M to music recording, concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    JACKSON - Mississippi license plates and highway welcome signs proclaim the state as the Birthplace of America's Music, bowing to the state's blues heritage.


  16. Proposal would set overtime pay for Miss. prison employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    JACKSON - Mississippi legislators are considering a change in the way prison employees are paid.


  17. LSU legend Billy Cannon remembers former Tulane icon Tommy MasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times-Picayune

    ... about his famous Halloween night run against Ole Miss 50 years ago during a dinner in honor of that famous game in Jackson, MS., October 27, 2009. Cannon and Mason went on parallel tracks the rest of their careers. Cannon streaked to LSU, where he ...


  18. Record ReviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Memphis Flyer

    ... Smithhart was 19 when his band won the Gibson Guitar Award at the 15th International Blues Challenge in 1998. The Jackson, Mississippi, native worked his own band for a decade before joining Cody Dickinson's Hill Country Revue, a project that grew ...


  19. Myrlie Evers-Williams speaks on hope, freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Missourian

    ... before her lecture at the Missouri Theatre on Wednesday. When she was married to Medgar Evers in 1962, their home in Jackson, Mississippi, was firebombed in reaction to a boycott of white merchants that the Everses helped organize. Myrlie ...


  20. Caught on Video: See How Officers React When Man Openly Carries AR-15 Into Police StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheBlaze.com

    Upset about a recent police-involved fatal shooting of a family's pit bull , a pair of activists video recorded themselves walking into a police station in Jackson, Mississippi, openly carrying an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle to file a Freedom of Information Act request. Reactions to the video, uploaded on Dec. 10, so far have run the gamut, with some supporting the activist and others criticizing him due to the perceived spike in threats to police officers recently.


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