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2 people killed, another injured after a rollover crash in Sunflower (Sunflower, AZ)

2 people killed, another injured after a rollover crash in Sunflower (Sunflower, AZ)Nationwide Report. On Sunday evening, two people lost their lives while one person received serious injuries following a rollover crash in Sunflower. As per the initial information, the fatal traffic collision took place at about 6 p.m. on SR-87 at milepost 219, between Fort McDowell and Payson [...]
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Man indicted after kidnapping victim found bound, killed

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man has been indicted by grand jury on murder and additional charges stemming from an abduction of a Mississippi man who was held for ransom and killed, Amy Weirich’s Office said. Alfonzo Buford, 44, has been charged with felony counts of first-degree murder, murder in preparation of aggravated kidnapping, especially aggravated […]
MEMPHIS, TN
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Greenwood Hospital in talks with UMMC on "joint operations"

For weeks, the Delta News has reported on the battle of wills between the Greenwood Leflore Hospital Board and the Leflore County Board of Supervisors. The hospital board kept refusing to meet with the County Supervisors which led to the drafting of an ultimatum letter telling the hospital that if it did not respond to the supervisors by June 6th, the board would appoint a representative to contact the "University Medical Center and the Baptist Hospital, concerning the matter"
GREENWOOD, MS
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Volleyball Flashback

ITTA BENA, Miss. - The Jackson State University volleyball program earned the fifth SWAC Regular Season Championship in program history with a 3-1 victory over Mississippi Valley State. The Tigers started the match on an 8-3 scoring run, and kept the foot on the gas for the remainder of the...
ITTA BENA, MS
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It’s back! The CSLC Annual HIPPY Fund Fest and Motorcycle Show

Recently, more than 200 guests attended the 3rd Annual HIPPY Fund Fest and Motorcycle Show held on the recreation grounds of the Community Students Learning Center (CSLC) in Lexington, Miss. The fund fest had been on hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) is an international research-based early learning program that helps parents prepare their preschoolers for school success.
LEXINGTON, MS
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EAT, STAY, PLAY: GREENWOOD

This is the region that inspired a culinary tradition that rose from humble roots to seduce the most discerning palates while simultaneously comforting the soul. It attracts artists, musicians, filmmakers, craftsmen, chefs, foodies, writers, storytellers, seekers, entrepreneurs, outdoorsmen, lovers, collectors, history buffs, and adventurers. And it lives, breathes and redefines authentic Southern hospitality. Greenwood begins with a history and culture as rich and complex as the fertile alluvial soil of the Mississippi Delta.
GREENWOOD, MS

Funeral arrangements announced for 5-year-old killed in Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Funeral arrangements have been announced for Mariyah Lacy, a 5-year-old girl who was killed on Bailey Drive in Jackson on Sunday, June 12. According to the funeral home, her arrangements are as follows: Thursday, June 23 – Candlelight at 7:30 p.m. at New Era Family Funeral Home in Holcomb Friday, June […]
JACKSON, MS
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Mississippi city struggles to find workers

The City of Greenwood is in the midst of an “unprecedented’’ labor shortage, Mayor Carolyn McAdams said. “We can’t get people to stay working,” she said. “We’ll hire somebody, and they’ll work for a few days and just walk off the job.’’
GREENWOOD, MS
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Critical Race Theory? Greenwood’s Museum of the Mississippi Delta under-represents Black contributors

The Museum of the Mississippi Delta, formerly known as the Cottonlandia Museum, continues to undergo a makeover. According to its website, it changed its name because the museum is about Greenwood being more than just a land of cotton, which is certainly a noble gesture. In keeping with the intended makeover, there is a great deal of construction and rearranging taking place inside the museum.
LEFLORE COUNTY, MS

Mississippi State's summer coaches tour begins this week. Where will they be stopping?

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State fans looking to catch a glimpse of their new basketball coaches can do so this week. Sam Purcell and Chris Jans are joining football coach Mike Leach on MSU's annual summer coaches tour. The trio will make two stops Tuesday, starting in Olive Branch (11:30 a.m.) then going to Greenwood (6 p.m.). The following day, the tour will stop in Gulfport at 6 p.m. before closing things out at 6 p.m. Thursday in Jackson. ...
MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS
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Super Smith: MVSU Softball Legend Honored As 2022 NCAA Tournament Site Representative

STILLWATER, Okla. / STARKVILLE, Miss. – The Mississippi Valley State University softball program saw its all-time coaching wins leader, Lee Smith, have 15 years of persistence and determination pay off as he was selected t0 be the NCAA’s site representative during both the Stillwater Regional and Starkville Super Regional for the 2022 NCAA Softball Tournament.
STARKVILLE, MS
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B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center in Indianola, Mississippi

Located in the heart of the Delta in Indianola, the B.B. King and Delta Interpretive Center, through exhibits, tells the story of King’s life and music. “The mission of the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is to empower, unite and heal through music, art and education and share with the world the rich cultural heritage of the Mississippi Delta.“
INDIANOLA, MS
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The Department of Agriculture to award $7 million in federal grants to Southgate redevelopment, LP announced by Congressman Bennie Thompson

Bennie G. Thompson has announced the following in a Press Release:. The U.S. Department of Agriculture to award Southgate Redevelopment, LP with a Multi-Family Housing Loan Guarantee funds of $7,015,313 to help expand and redevelop their property in Indianola, Mississippi. The US Department of Agriculture will be using their investment...
INDIANOLA, MS
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Former JSU Athletics staffer named AD at MVSU

ITTA BENA, Miss. — Mississippi Valley State product and former Jackson State staffer Hakim McClellan is the now the new Athletics Director for MVSU. Hakim spent the last four seasons as the Associate AD for Compliance at Jackson State. The Gulfport native at just 35 years old will take...
JACKSON, MS

Salvation Army still has spots open for summer camp

TUPELO - The local Salvation Army is looking for 30 additional campers for its annual regional camp. Camp Hidden Lake is the annual camp of the Salvation Army Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi (ALM) Division. The 300-acre camp in Lexington, MS provides a traditional summer camp experience for thousands of children from ages six to 17. Five camps take place from June 13 to July 23, focusing on adventure, music, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math).
TUPELO, MS
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