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Olympic gold medalist honored with historic marker

Family, friends and community members surrounded Olympic gold medalist Mildrette Netter Sunday at West Bolivar Middle School for the unveiling of a historical marker in her honor. Rosedale native and Olympic gold medalist Mildrette Netter was honored Sunday at West Bolivar Middle School in Rosedale

BOLIVARCOMMERCIAL.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Bet on Trump or challenge Israel? Palestinians mull strategy

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - After more than two decades of failures, Palestinians are increasingly questioning their leaders' strategy of reaching statehood through negotiations with Israel. A majority believes that the "two-state solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is no longer possible, d

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 06:05:08

Patrick Buchanan: Who truly imperils our free society?

"The Barbarian cannot make ... he can befog and destroy but ... he cannot sustain; and of every Barbarian in the decline or peril of every civilization exactly that has been true." Hilaire Belloc's depiction of the barbarian is recalled to mind as the statues honoring the history and heroes of the

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 17:33:18

Human remains discovered on banks of Tenn-Tom

The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office received a report Monday of what are apparently extremely old human remains that were discovered on the banks of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant said he could not give many details yet but confirmed the remains were found n

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 17:43:51

Hamas concessions don't guarantee Palestinian reconciliation

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - The Islamic militant group Hamas has announced a number of key concessions to the rival Fatah movement that could potentially pave the way for reconciliation after a 10-year rift that has left the Palestinians torn between two governments. But ending the division between t

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 12:13:58

States ask insurers to prioritize non-opioid pain treatment

CHERRY HILL, N.J. - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is joining forces with attorneys general from 34 other states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia to urge health insurers to review their policies for pain management treatment to spark higher use of alternatives to opioid prescriptions

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 06:30:00

4 US monuments to be scaled back hold artifacts, key habitat

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for ancient cliff dwellings, scenic canyons and habitat for endangered fish and threatened Mojave desert tortoises. The recommendations, revealed

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 00:10:28

United Way kicks off campaign by motivating volunteers to service

United Way board member Wayne Blansett encourages volunteers to be good servants. The United Way of Cleveland-Bolivar County held its annual campaign kickoff luncheon Tuesday at the First Baptist Church. "This is our kick off event," said Corley Mullins, executive director. "Every year, we have this

BOLIVARCOMMERCIAL.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Multiple arrests made in Friday shooting

Cleveland Police block off the roads around Friday's shooting. On Friday, the Cleveland Police Department received a call concerning shots being fired in the area of Church and Cross Streets. During the subsequent investigation officers determined that two vehicles began following each other and sto

BOLIVARCOMMERCIAL.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Supes discuss the health of the county

Mitch Monsour, president of Mercator Health Advisors, spoke to the Bolivar County Board of Supervisors Monday to ask for their assistance in reaching out to the Bolivar Medical Center Foundation. Monsour would like the foundation to become a lessee in what he is calling a tri-county effort to preser

BOLIVARCOMMERCIAL.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

New West Point police chief returns to where career began

To Avery Cook, teaching kids karate at the CK&A Karate School downtown has some parallels to policing. Cook, who started as West Point's police chief on Friday, has taught karate for 24 years. He's a third-degree black belt, and looks at his experience as something to share with the community. "

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 17:43:51

Miss. hits 51 West Nile virus cases so far for 2017

JACKSON -- The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming four new cases of West Nile virus. That brings the total so far this year to 51 cases of the mosquito-borne illness, including two people who died weeks ago. Three new cases are in Hinds County and one is in Lowndes County. In 2

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 17:42:46

State trooper and woman injured in Wareham crash

WAREHAM -- A Massachusetts State Police trooper and a 25-year-old New Bedford woman were injured Wednesday afternoon when the woman car drove off Route 25 into the median and struck a cruiser parked there monitoring traffic. State police said in a statement that the trooper was parked in the median

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 00:02:54

Ware selectmen approve licenses for Wicked Wings Inc. to open at former site of Snow's Restaurant

WARE -- Selectmen at Tuesday's meeting unanimously approved licenses requested by Wicked Wings Inc. to open a restaurant at the site of the former Snow's on Pleasant St. Wicked Wings owners, Nicholas and Andrew Norton, who grew up in Ware, were granted food, all-alcohol and entertainment licenses. T

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 16:45:27

Lisa Ziegert's mother reached out to family of Molly Bish

16 year-old Molly Bish disappeared from her lifeguard post at Comins Pond in Warren on June 27, 2000. WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The man accused of killing Lisa Ziegert back in 1992 now sits in jail. Gary Schara was arraigned Tuesday on charges of murder, kidnapping, and aggravated rape. He showed

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-20 19:10:57

Rollover accident in Palmer on Thorndike Street

Photo courtesy: Palmer Police Department PALMER, Mass. (WWLP) - A car flipped on its side on Thorndike Street, Thursday in front of the Big Y. Palmer Police say Thorndike Street, in that area is closed because of wires across the roadway. There is no indication of when the road will reopen. No wor

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-21 09:33:26

Minor injuries reported after rollover on Thorndike Street in Palmer

PALMER - Minor injuries were reported following a rollover on Thorndike Street early Thursday, police said. Western Massachusetts News reported the crash occurred about 4:30 a.m. near the Big Y World Class Market. Power lines were knocked down and National Grid personnel responded. The road reopened

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 12:04:36

10 Central Mass. communities receive grants for recreational trails

Several Central Massachusetts communities will benefit from recreational trail grants announced Wednesday by the state Department of Conservation and Recreation. Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito announced that $1.8 million in grants have been awarded to build 10 miles of trails and improve 150 miles of existin

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-20 21:02:36

Highmoor residents request streetlight in response to paraphernalia found

Ellen Bemben of Highmoor Drive spent 30 minutes on Tuesday picking up trash around the Rice Nature Preserve entrance. These were her findings, including several condom wrappers, a can of pepper spray, liquor bottles, beer cans and smashed beer bottles. Reminder Publications photo by Payton North WIL

THEREMINDER.COM - 2017-09-21 15:18:28

UK police arrest teenager in subway attack probe

LONDON (AP) - British police have arrested a sixth person in connection with last week's attack on a London subway train. Detectives arrested a 17-year-old under the Terrorism Act early Thursday in south London. A search of the property where he was found is underway. Commander Dean Haydon, head of

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-21 11:31:58