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Mississippi St. cruises by Nicholls St.

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Victoria Vivians scored 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Mississippi State past Nicholls 95-50. Mississippi State (33-1) started the game slowly, but scored 33 points in the second quarter to take a 54-24 lead into halftime and eventually cruise to the victory. Teaira M

NWAONLINE.COM - 2018-03-18 09:15:00

At the post

The rain was coming down hard as we exited U.S. 165 and made our way to the Arkansas Post National Memorial. Tom DeBlack, the well-known Arkansas historian from Arkansas Tech University, was driving. Paul Austin of the Arkansas Humanities Council and I were trying to help him watch the road in the b

NWAONLINE.COM - 2018-03-18 09:19:00

Oklahoma State routs Syracuse 84-57, Cowgirls set to face top-seeded Mississippi State in NCAA second round

STARKVILLE, Miss. - No. 9 Oklahoma State and No. 8 Syracuse were expected to be an even matchup in the first round of the NCAA tournament. However, Oklahoma State's 84-57 dominating win paved the way to the second round for the Cowgirls. "Our team played great and we played as good as we could possi

HOOPFEED.COM - 2018-03-18 08:31:24

Sunday Focus: Recent floods have sparked fierce debate about control of Mississippi River

NATCHEZ - The Mississippi River reached its fourth-highest crest ever at Natchez on Saturday - yet based on recent history, that figure is just par for the course. With the river exceeding the 57-foot level at the Natchez gauge, this year's flood stage would fall short of only three in Natchez's rec

NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-18 08:11:00

Writer: Foxconn water need isn't an issue

I read with interest the March 8 story about the crowd at the hearing on Foxconn's request to divert 7 million gallons of water a day from Lake Michigan for the new factory. The issue arises because the site is outside the natural basin of Lake Michigan. If only 10,000 years ago the glacier had push

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2018-03-18 08:00:00

Mississippi Supreme Court overturns local man's drug charges

The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday reversed and remanded the conviction of a Washington County man on drug charges through a search warrant that violated his constitutionally protected rights. Court justices found the evidence used to convict Sedric Sutton used an invalid warrant that violate

DELTA DEMOCRAT TIMES - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

River efforts need constant review

All eyes in our community have been focused on the Mississippi River of late and not just because of its normal beauty and the scenic vistas Natchez offers. The recent focus has been the seasonal swelling that brings the Mississippi River to higher and higher levels, flooding low-lying areas and put

NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-18 07:17:00

Old Man River dropping as backwater rises

The Mighty Mississippi has reached its peak in the Queen City this week and is already working to make its descent. Mississippi Levee Board chief engineer Peter Nimrod said the river crested at 54.8 feet Wednesday, which is 6.8 feet higher than the 48-foot flood gauge. Subscription Required An on

DELTA DEMOCRAT TIMES - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

You gotta be tough to catch muskies

Bo Wolfe is a grinder. In Bo's terminology this means he is a person who is out there squeezing the most out of every day. A grinder keeps going regardless of how tough things are; a grinder keeps going no matter how difficult the job is or the degree of adversity he or she is confronted with. Grind

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Hattie Moreland

She was born December 6, 1944, in Macon, Mississippi, daughter of the late Willie H. Hubbard and Lillie Mae Harlan Hubbard. She was a graduate of the former Jefferson Union High School. She was a retired case worker for CAC. She was a member of the the First Baptist Church, a member of the Ladies of

HERALDSTARONLINE.COM - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Our View: No easy solution to stop child suicide in the social media age

Andrew Michael Leach, a sixth-grader at Southaven Middle School, committed suicide after being bullied, his mother told a television news station earlier in the week. Andrew was only 12 years old. It's mind-boggling to think that a child would even consider suicide much less carry it out. Andrew's

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Not at any age: How old to gamble? Play lottery?

People have to be either 18 or 21 years old to gamble in most states, and it depends on the casinos themselves, as Native American facilities enjoy a special status. Some states, including Wisconsin and Illinois, allow some forms of gambling for 18-year-olds, usually pari-mutuel betting and bingo. I

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-03-18 06:00:00

UALR class scours censuses for massacre escapees

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Alex Martin was relieved to find Eugenia Jones and Willie Savage in the 1920 Census records. That meant they weren't murdered the previous year during the Elaine Massacre. It appeared they had fled - Jones, 20, to Lake Charles, Louisiana, and Savage, 16, to Tunica, Mississip

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-18 05:56:15

Mississippi’s oldest black-owned business defies death

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's oldest black-owned business and oldest registered black funeral home turned 123 years old in December. William H. and Lucy C. Jefferson founded W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home in 1894, and it has remained in family hands since. "They had no children," said James Jef

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-18 05:20:39

Steve Utecht: Consider moving Rotary Lights to Pettibone

I have to say how nice the Rotary Lights display looks in Riverside Park each holiday season. But it feels like the exhibit is getting way too many lights in such a small area. It could be so much more elaborate if the organizers took Rotary Lights across the Mississippi River. There is tons more ro

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2018-03-18 05:15:00

Corps of Engineers lowers flood-fight response level in most areas

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - With river stages falling in all locations on the Mississippi River and regional tributaries within its area of responsibility, the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will soon end its flood fight activities in all areas. Memphis District Emergency Management Chi

STATE GAZETTE - 2018-03-18 05:00:00

Lag in growth will be costly to state

The good news is Alabama is growing. The bad news is it's not growing fast enough. According to U.S. Census estimates for 2017, Alabama's population growth lags behind most of the country and most of its neighbors in the Southeast. The likely consequence is Alabama will lose a U.S. House seat (and a

TIMES DAILY - 2018-03-18 05:15:00

Man struck, killed by Illinois MetroLink train after walking on - KMOV.com

NEW DETAILSToddler burned by hot bath at daycare center transferred to Cincinnati hospitalToddler burned by hot bath at daycare center transferred to Cincinnati hospital Updated: Saturday, March 17 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-03-18 01:25:27 GMT Police said a toddler was burned when she took a hot bath at a

KMOV - 2018-03-18 04:56:00

Local group celebrates Iowans during Women's History Month

As part of Women's History Month, each Sunday in March, AAUW Loess Hills Branch is featuring Iowa women who have been inducted into the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame: Dr. Ada Hayden, 1884-1950 Dr. Hayden advocated environmental conservation; one of her reports was titled "The Selection of Prairie Areas

NONPAREILONLINE.COM - 2018-03-18 05:00:00

Baylor set to host Mississippi State in second round of NIT

One-seed Baylor rolled over eight-seeded Wagner in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday, winning 80-59. The Bears will now face four-seed Mississippi State in the second round on Sunday. The Bulldogs beat Nebraska in the first round to advance. Baylor and Mississippi State tip off at 11 a.m. on Sun

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2018-03-18 04:26:00