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High school football players of the week

An entire line takes offensive honors this week as a junior linebacker is the top defensive player. Hornet’s Offensive Line are DL Players of the Week. Sometimes, you’ve just got to shine a light on the guys that never get to hear their names called by a Friday night public address announcer.
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Japanese Defense Ministry alleges Russian plane violates its airspace

Tokyo called on the Russian side to prevent similar incidents in the future through diplomatic channels. Did you see them? Numerous viewers raised questions about the aircrafts to NewsCenter 5 on Sunday. Four people were killed when a small Russian passenger plane with 14 passengers and two crew on board...
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Plane makes emergency landing in Ayer parking lot after running out of fuel

Firefighters responded to a plane that made an emergency landing in a vacant parking lot in Ayer on Saturday after apparently running out of fuel, fire officials said. The incident took place on a JetBlue flight to San Diego from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The airline has now banned the unidentified couple.
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Remembering 9/11 20 years later — Tragedy into triumph of spirit

Sitting in a barbershop, drinking coffee at home, going about the day’s business or sitting in a classroom. The people of Brookhaven and Lincoln County were going about their normal routines, as were Americans everywhere, when the world turned upside down on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. Bill Jacobs, then-publisher of...

At least 3 officers killed in military plane crash in Sudan

CAIRO (AP) — A Sudanese military plane crashed in the White Nile south of the capital, Khartoum, killing all onboard, authorities said on Friday. Authorities retrieved three bodies of officers, inc…. A plane landed at the Ocean City Municipal Airport on Saturday night, just not on the runway. At about...

Plane skids off runway at Orange Municipal Airport

Two people were on board a plane that skidded off the runway at the Orange Municipal Airport early Friday evening. Federal prosecutors for Iowa said Keith Alexander Thomas, 44, of Portales was sentenced in Cedar Rapids’ federal court on Wednesday. Timeline of the 9/11 terror attacks on September 11, 2001...

Bing George Crosby

Bing George Crosby, 71, passed into the arms of his Lord and Savior, Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at Hospice Ministries of lung and brain cancer. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 10, 2021, at First United Methodist Church of Ridgeland. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. Friday at the church. Burial will follow in Mendenhall Cemetery.
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City, county offices, some businesses closed Monday

Some offices and businesses will be closed Monday in anticipation of power outages and impassable roadways. The City of Brookhaven’s offices will be closed, but emergency lines will be open, and crews will assess and respond to damages and blocked roadways as needed. Lincoln County has delayed opening offices until...
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‘The Gridiron’ mag is coming soon

As many predicted before the first whistle or snap of the year, COVID-19 was unbeaten last high school football season. Every game that got cancelled or rescheduled or went in as a forfeit — that was a win for COVID-19. The reshuffling could only go so far and when the...