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Mansion on the Market: A striking interior, a woodsy lot

Subscribed, but don't have a login? SARTELL - Sitting grandly atop a rise overlooking 200 feet of shoreline along a bend in the Mississippi River, this 9,000-plus-square-foot mansion offers a pleasing blend of elegance and modernity. The inside of the house is striking. The soaring vaults and thick

ST. CLOUD TIMES - 2017-09-23 23:30:06

Lena man dies in crash

FOREST, Miss. (WTOK) - A Mississippi man died in a log truck crash Wednesday morning in Forest. The Mississippi Highway Patrol says 60-year-old James E. Washington, of Lena, was driving the unloaded truck when it struck a bridge rail, ran off the highway and struck a tree before catching fire. The a

WTOK-TV - 2017-09-21 00:00:00

Dorothy Paulson (Herrington)

Dorothy Jane Paulson (Herrington) 1954-2017 Dorothy Paulson passed away unexpectedly with her family by her side on September 15th, 2017. Dorothy, known to her friends as "Dottie," was born April 22, 1954 in Jackson, Mississippi to William Preston and Peggy Elizabeth Herrington. They moved to Napa,

NAPA VALLEY REGISTER - 2017-09-22 21:00:00

Police investigate Mississippi man found dead in Alabama

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) - A body found in western Alabama has been identified as a missing Mississippi man. The Commercial Dispatch reports that Henry Lee Easley was found dead from a gunshot near U.S. Highway 82, about two miles from the state line in Pickens County, Alabama. The family of the 52-year

WTOK-TV - 2017-09-24 01:47:00

Suspect involved in shooting at Mississippi bar dies

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - The man involved in a shooting at a Hattiesburg bar has died. Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem identified the man as 40-year-old Bryan Wright, of Petal. She says Wright's body will be sent to the State Crime Lab in Jackson for an autopsy. WDAM-TV reports Police Chief

WTOK-TV - 2017-09-24 01:50:00

Langston, longtime physician, dies

Dr. LeDon Langston, a longtime southwest Mississippi physician, died Sept. 21, 2017, at King's Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven. He was 75. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. today and continues 1 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Brookhaven until services there at 2. Riverwood Funeral

ENTERPRISE-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 19:00:00

Oxford Stories: Insight Into the Mind of the Mississippian

"Hospitality," "comfort," "home," these are just a few of the things I heard when I asked individuals what Mississippi meant to them. As a young journalist, I took my first steps into the field and led myself forward with positivity and optimism. I wondered out to unfamiliar territory to explore the

HOTTYTODDY.COM - 2017-09-22 16:53:02

Mississippi man found dead in Alabama

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WJTV) - Investigators say the body of 52-year-old Henry Lee Easley was found on County Road 53, near Baines Road in AL, early Sunday morning. Pickens County Coroner Chad Harless tells WCBI Easley had several gunshot wounds when he was found in Pickens County. Columbus Police say the

WJTV.COM - 2017-09-23 20:45:29

Endangered beetles show signs of rebound on Nantucket

NANTUCKET - Last fall, the future of the American burying beetle on Nantucket looked bleak. "I thought we might have lost our population," said Lou Perrotti, who has been working to preserve the beetle on the East Coast as the director of conservation programs at the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Provi

CAPECODTIMES.COM - 2017-09-24 01:30:49

'Crooked' tackles mental health, features female cast

The student-run Cave Theatre is starting its season Sept. 26 with "Crooked," a play that discusses mental health. Each character in "Crooked" is forced to face problems they have been trying to ignore, especially the main character, Laney Walters. The 14-year-old moves to Mississippi with her mother

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2017-09-22 16:00:00

Howard County recovery center in works

Joey and Darcy Bennett stand in front of the lake at Home of Grace, a recovery center in Mississippi that Joey graduated from just more than a year ago. One local couple is leading the charge in starting a 90-day, faith-based addiction recovery center in Howard County. Though the recovery center has

KOKOMO PERSPECTIVE - 2017-09-22 20:00:00

Coke joins Mississippi bicentennial celebration

JACKSON - Coca-Cola, first bottled in Mississippi, is joining the state's celebration of its 200th year of statehood. Gov. Phil Bryant joined Coke officials on the steps on the south side of the Mississippi Capitol Wednesday to announce that a limited-edition commemorative 8-ounce glass bottle of th

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 06:15:00

Slimy green blob invades the Columbia River in Tri-Cities

I was at the boat dock at the west end of Columbia Park watching fellow angler Bill Smith of Kennewick pulling his boat out of the water after spending a few hours fishing for salmon near Bateman Island. As he peered several feet into the water over the back of his boat, he saw something unusual flo

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-09-23 22:21:00

Inmates Break Out of Jail and Then Break Back In

Mississippi inmates break out of jail, burglarize nearby store, then sneak back into jail in an attempt to sell the stolen goods. Published 37 minutes ago | Updated at 7:41 PM EST on Sep 20, 2017 Mississippi inmates break out of jail, burglarize nearby store, then sneak back into jail in an attempt

NBC WASHINGTON - 2017-09-22 20:05:45

A podcast exploring the mystery of what happened to Leigh Occhi

When 13-year-old Leigh Occhi disappeared from her home in Tupelo, Mississippi, in the fall of 1992, a 25-year mystery began. +3 With the story of a potentially overlooked witness, Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reporter Emma Kent dives back into the Occhi case with Open: The Case of Leigh Occ

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

RONDA RICH: On the road with Mama

It was November 1999, one month after my first book had been released and had made best-seller lists across the nation, aided greatly by Barbara Walters. But that's another story. This one is about Mama and me. Bellsouth, at that time one of the South's greatest corporations, sponsored a seven-city

ROCKDALENEWTONCITIZEN.COM - 2017-09-22 20:55:00

Weird creatures washing ashore, shrimping with diversions: This week's coastal news

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma pushed some unusual stuff ashore. A strange-looking eel was found on a Texas City, Texas, beach, and a historic-looking canoe was discovered in Cocoa, Fla. In Grand Isle, officials responded to what they first thought was another whale washing ashore. It was later identif

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-22 21:19:01

Noel Wilkin Named UM Provost, Executive Vice Chancellor

Noel E. Wilkin, a veteran leader in higher education, has been named provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of Mississippi. The appointment was announced Friday (Sept. 22) by Chancellor Jeffrey S. Vitter after the university concluded a national search. "I am so pleased that today's

HOTTYTODDY.COM - 2017-09-23 12:00:43

Colleagues, family, friends honor retiring Vicksburg surgeon

More than 100 people packed the atrium at Merit Health River Region Medical Center Wednesday to pay tribute to one of the county's and one of the state's most respected physicians, Dr. Briggs Hopson Jr. Hopson is retiring from his practice after 50 years of service to the county's medical community

VICKSBURG POST - 2017-09-21 06:00:00

Today in History - Odessa American: Wire

On this date:In 1779, during the Revolutionary War, the American warship Bon Homme Richard, commanded by John Paul Jones, defeated the HMS Serapis in battle off Yorkshire, England; however, the seriously damaged Bon Homme Richard sank two days later.In 1780, British spy John Andre was captured along

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-09-23 07:00:00