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Obits

Ruby Lynn Mordecai

Ruby Lynn Mordecai died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at Merit Health River Region Medical Center. She was 85. Born in Tallahatchie County, she had been ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, October 26, 2020 4:21 pm

Obits

Johnnie Lee Shelton

Johnnie Lee Shelton, a Vicksburg resident, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2020, at Merit Health Central Mississippi Medical Center following a brief illness. He was 69. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, October 26, 2020 4:19 pm

Obits

Leola Harris

Leola Harris, a Vicksburg resident, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at Merit Health Central Mississippi Medical Center following a brief illness. She was 56. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, October 26, 2020 4:18 pm

Obits

Gene Arnold Steen

Gene Arnold Steen died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at Merit Health-Central Mississippi Medical Center. He was 86. A native and lifelong resident of Vicksburg, he ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, October 26, 2020 2:09 pm

Obits

William L. Phillips

Bill Phillips, 77, died Oct. 14, in Mobile, Ala. He was a graduate of H.V.Cooper High School in Vicksburg and the United States Naval Academy ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, October 26, 2020 1:16 pm

Local

Alcorn State University announces commencement ceremonies 

LORMAN — Alcorn announced Monday it will hold in-person commencement ceremonies for the fall class of 2020 and spring class of 2020 Saturday, Nov. 21, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, October 26, 2020 10:22 am

Local

Retired Hinds president to receive inaugural Hall of Fame award Thursday

RAYMOND – After a long and distinguished career serving Mississippi education and 42 years as Hinds Community College’s leader, Dr. Clyde Muse retired on June 30. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, October 25, 2020 5:00 pm

Sports

Game Plan

Red Carpet Golf The 4th annual Red Carpet Bowl Invitational Golf Tournament is scheduled for Nov. 7 and 8 at Vicksburg Country Club. The tournament ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, October 25, 2020 9:00 am

Sports

Liberty QB Willis torches Southern Miss for 7 touchdowns

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Southern Miss cut a big deficit to a little one Saturday, but still wound up losing big. Malik Willis threw for ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:03 pm

Sports

Tallulah zooms past Christian Collegiate with 38-point quarter

Tallulah Academy stomped on the gas and pulled away from Christian Collegiate Academy in a hurry. The Trojans erupted for 38 points in the second ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, October 24, 2020 1:38 pm

Health

Flu vaccinations now available at county health department

Seasonal influenza vaccinations are now available for children and qualifying adults at all Mississippi State Department of Health county health departments. Flu vaccination is recommended ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, October 24, 2020 11:21 am

Sports

Who’s Hot

St. Aloysius cross country runner Nancy Clement finished fourth overall in the MAIS Class 4A state meet, with a time of 21:35 in the 5K ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, October 24, 2020 9:00 am

Sports

Jackson State coaching legend W.C. Gorden dies at age 90

W.C. Gorden, the legendary football coach who led Jackson State to eight Southwestern Athletic Conference championships, died Friday at the age of 90. Jackson State ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, October 24, 2020 1:28 am

Sports

PCA falls to Irish in season finale

Porter’s Chapel Academy went into its regular-season finale Friday night needing to slay a giant to earn a .500 record and have a chance at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, October 24, 2020 12:27 am

Sports

Cathedral, rain flood out the Flashes

In a most bizarre regular season, the St. Aloysius Flashes finished it in an appropriately strange fashion. A heavy thunderstorm that flooded the field and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, October 24, 2020 12:23 am

Sports

Friday’s Mississippi high school football scores

Friday’s Mississippi scores Amory 31, Booneville 20 Ashland 38, Myrtle 36, 3OT Biggersville 66, Falkner 0 Byhalia 42, Holly Springs 24 Caledonia 28, South Pontotoc ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, October 24, 2020 12:21 am

Obits

Dorothy Jean Love

Ms. Dorothy Jean Love passed away on Oct. 23, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family. She was 72. Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home has ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 23, 2020 6:32 pm

Obits

Amanda T. Lee

Mrs. Amanda T. Lee passed Oct. 21, 2020, at Merit Health Central in Jackson. She was 43. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 27, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 23, 2020 6:31 pm

Business

ERDCWERX strengthens capabilities with new team members

ERDCWERX announced three new team members to “further enhance its mission of identifying new partnerships for innovation and commercialization with the U.S. Army Engineer Research ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 23, 2020 4:35 pm

Sports

JUCO football roundup: Northwest, Jones, Gulf Coast earn victories

Jaquerrious Williams scored three rushing touchdowns, including a game-winning 25-yard run in overtime, to give Northwest Mississippi Community College a 34-28 victory over Northeast Mississippi ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 23, 2020 1:56 pm

Sports

Who’s Hot

Hinds Community College kicker Connor Smith, a former St. Aloysius star, was named the MACCC Special Teams Player of the Week. Smith was 4-for-4 on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 23, 2020 8:00 am

Crime

Infant removed from Monroe, La. hospital late Thursday

MONROE, La. — Louisiana officials have issued an endangered child advisory connected to a newborn taken from a hospital in Monroe, La. Early Friday, the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 23, 2020 7:32 am

Obits

Raymond A. Flowers

Funeral services for Raymond A. Flowers will be Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, at 1 p.m. at Zion Travelers M.B. Church. Interment will follow in Cedar ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:05 pm

Obits

Amanda T. Lee

Mrs. Amanda T. Lee passed on Oct. 21, 2020, at Merit Health Central in Jackson. She was 43. Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home has charge of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:53 pm

Obits

Chastity Leanne Brantley Dunaway

Chastity Leanne Brantley Dunaway, “Chatty,” was born March 10, 1972, in Vicksburg. She was a 1990 graduate of Central Hinds Academy. Chatty graduated from Hinds ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:53 am

Obits

Lula Anderson

Funeral services for Lula Anderson will be Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home with the Rev. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:34 pm

Obits

Wade Carter Jr.

Funeral services for Wade Carter Jr. are to be held on Saturday, Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. in the Vicksburg City Auditorium. Interment will follow ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:31 pm

Sports

Lady Flashes finish second at MAIS state cross country meet

St. Aloysius stocked the top 10, and finished in the top two at the MAIS Class 4A girls’ cross country meet on Tuesday. Nancy Clement ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:43 am

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