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Focused on Mississippi: Canton Christmas Festival

CANTON, Miss. (WJTV) – Friday, November 26 is the first night of Canton’s Holiday Festival of Lights. The festival started in 1989 with the first tourism director Jo Ann Gordon. She put up a blowup snowman on the courthouse square. From there, the festival grew to where thousands of lights are placed around the courthouse square.
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Madison Christmas Parade set for Dec. 4

Madison, Ridgeland and Flora all have Christmas parades set for Saturday, Dec. 4. Madison’s Christmas Parade is set for 9 a.m. starting at Ridgecrest Baptist Church, 7469 Old Canton Road, and ending at the caboose on Main Street. “Our Christmas parade is a big deal, and we’re glad to have...
MADISON, MS

Here Are The 8 Most Enchanting, Magical Christmas Towns In Mississippi

The most wonderful time of year is finally here! One of the best things about Christmas in Mississippi is that towns all across the state transform into magical holiday wonderlands. Some places really go above and beyond, though. Wondering, What are the best Christmas towns in Mississippi? Well, wonder no more! We’ve scoured the state […] The post Here Are The 8 Most Enchanting, Magical Christmas Towns In Mississippi appeared first on Only In Your State.
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Vote now: Who should be this week’s SBLive Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week (Nov. 15-21)?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week for Nov. 15- 21 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday, Nov. 29. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email sblive-social@scorebooklive.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivems.
GREENVILLE, MS

City of Canton holds turkey giveaway for community members

CANTON, Miss. (WJTV) – Nearly 200 people received turkeys in Canton on Sunday. A Better Tomorrow Foundation hosted its second annual turkey giveaway to the public and lines were long. People said they couldn’t find turkeys in their local grocery stores while others were just thankful to prepare for the holiday with loved ones. “They […]
CANTON, MS
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New development to come to Flora’s Main Street by next fall

FLORA, Miss. (WLBT) - Flora’s downtown is expected to get a new look thanks to the efforts of a group of businessmen. New. Updated. Vibrant. These are some of the words used to describe the plans for Flora’s Main Street. Flora’s Main Street hasn’t seen any major developments since the...
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Canton man sentenced to 75 months for drug trafficking

Alton Terrell Monroe, 44, of Canton, was sentenced to 75 months in federal prison for drug trafficking. Court reports show, in 2017 DEA agents were conducting an investigation into drug traffickers in central Mississippi. The investigation led to $585,000 and 12 kilograms of cocaine to be seized. The case was...
CANTON, MS
Holmes County Herald

DEAN CHRISTIAN, JR.

Dean Christian, Jr., 81, of Greenwood, MS, passed away, Wednesday at the Greenwood Leflore Hospital. He was retired from Chancellor Construction Company and had served in the Arkansas National Guard. Dean was preceded in death by his parents, Dean Wakefield and Mary Katherine Cushman Christian, and his son Chris Christian.
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PATSY HOLLEY HODGES

Patsy Holley Hodges, 74, a long time resident of Vicksburg, MS went to meet her Lord and Savior on November 13, 2021. Patsy was born on March 14, 1947 in Lexington, MS to Mary Ellen and Hilton Holley. Patsy graduated from Lexington High School in 1965. She graduated from Holmes...
LEXINGTON, MS
Holmes County Herald

DOROTHY BROWNING SHROCK

Dorothy Browning Shrock, 94, of Goodman, MS passed away Saturday, October 13, 2021 at the University Hospital in Lexington. Mrs. Shrock was preceded in death by her parents Jefferson and Myrtle Allen Browning, her husband of 42 years Wirt Shrock, and daughter Peggy Jo Briggs. Dorothy was a member of the Shrock Methodist Church and an avid bridge player.
GOODMAN, MS
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Canton, MS – At Least One Injured in Collision at MS-43 & Yandell Rd

As a result of the accident, at least one person suffered unspecified injuries. All lanes in both directions were reportedly closed due to the presence of emergency responders. Ambulances were dispatched to transport the crash victims to hospitals in the area. There is currently no other information available about the crash.
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