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Tiny Rossville, TN plans to add 1,500 new homes

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Tennessee Governor Bill Lee stopped in the Fayette County town of Rossville on Wednesday and brought with him a big check that will go toward a new water tower as the town looks to add 1,500 new homes ahead of the arrival of Ford’s Blue Oval City. Rossville Tennessee Mayor Judy Waters […]
ROSSVILLE, TN
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Family remembers Chiquita Stanley, who was killed in Bolivar

BOLIVAR, Tenn. — An overnight shooting in Bolivar left a woman dead. We spoke with the family of the woman killed in the shooting, and they say their loved one will be deeply missed. Tuesday morning, the Bolivar Police Department responded to the 200 block of East Jefferson Street...
BOLIVAR, TN

Mississippi receives $15.4M in transportation infrastructure investments

(The Center Square) – A new infrastructure investment is coming to Mississippi. Three grants, totaling $15.4 million, have been designated to support three transportation projects and were awarded through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability & Equity grant program, administered through the U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-MS, said.
TUPELO, MS
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Don’t forget mental health moving forward from COVID-19

Note: The following is an op-ed column provided to DeSoto County News courtesy of Right Track Medical Group, which has offices in Olive Branch. Dr. Stephen Pannel is Right Track Medical Group’s Chief Medical Officer. Over the past year, prominent medical professionals—most notably U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murphy—have...
MISSISSIPPI STATE
South Reporter

Lady Patriots start season with three wins

The Lady Patriots softball team started the season off with three wins. The Patriots took over in the sixth inning against Leake 16-2; Marvell Academy was close 3-2; and Columbia Academy 2-1. In the sixth inning the Marshall Academy Lady’s brought in eight runs. Molly Anderson, Megan Brewer, Eliza Cavender,...
HOLLY SPRINGS, MS
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Oxford sweeps Lewisburg in home opener, improves to 2-0

Oxford volleyball kicked off their North Half title defense in earnest on Tuesday as they swept Lewisburg in straight sets (25-16, 25-19, 27-25) to improve to 2-0 on the season. The Lady Chargers cruised to a win in the first set courtesy of their stout defense and a stellar performance...
OXFORD, MS
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Williean Brown Watson-jones

Williean Brown Watson-Jones, 76, of Holly Springs, died July 28, 2022, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Collierville, Tenn. She as a member of Pleasant Hill CME Church. And retired from Kroger in Collierville. Services were held at 11 a.m. on August 9 at Pleasant Hill CME Church in Mt. Pleasant....
HOLLY SPRINGS, MS
South Reporter

Monterio Dashun Anderson

Monterio Dashun Anderson, 31, of Michigan City, died July 31, 2022, in Slayden. Services were held at 2:30 p.m. On August 6 at Sims Chapel MB Church in Michigan City. Burial was in the church cemetery. Serenity Autry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He leaves two sons, Monterio...
MICHIGAN CITY, MS
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Red Lobster saves 2nd rare orange lobster in a month

(CNN) – Red Lobster found another crustacean of a different color, and this one won’t become someone’s dinner. The restaurant chain said it discovered a second orange lobster which is said to be rare – about one out of every 30 million. The seafood chain said...
RIPLEY, MS
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Cloria Mae Thompson

Cloria Mae Thompson, 90, of Cleveland, Ohio; formerly of Byhalia, died July 19, 2022, at her home. Services were held at 2 p.m. On August 6 at New Community Church in Holly Springs with burial at Taylor Cemetery in Byhalia. Serenity Autry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She...
CLEVELAND, OH
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